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Nine Mid-19th Century Embossed and Paper Lace Valentines

Auction:
2334
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$499$425

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Auction:
Discovery - 2334
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
October 19, 2006 5:00PM

Description:

Nine Mid-19th Century Embossed and Paper Lace Valentines, including examples by Meek, Mansell, and Dobbs, most with hand-inscribed love messages and scrap decoration, some with rice paper or silk embellishments, one mirror valentine, three with envelopes, two large sized, (general imperfections, foxing, toned, stained), 9 pieces total. Provenance: Ex-collection John Darcy Noble.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

John Darcy Noble, Book collecting, Envelope, Paper Lace, Stationery, Valentine's Day

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