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Confederate Limber Chest

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
7
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Confederate Limber Chest, c. 1862, wooden chest with iron fittings, iron grab handle (one missing), crude iron chisel-cut corners and hardware, (crash plate and toe straps are missing but their ghosts can be seen on the chest), ht. 16, lg. 43 1/2, wd. 21 3/4 in.

Provenance: Found in a barn in the lower Shenandoah Valley, Virginia.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Has wear from age, some iron missing and the cloth/zinc/copper lid cover was removed probably for other uses after the war.


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