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Ten Assorted Thermoplastic Union Cases

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
615
Sold for:
$1,200$1,000

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Ten Assorted Thermoplastic Union Cases, a half-plate case with combination "The Washington Monument Richmond, Virginia" and an unlisted design; four quarter-plate size cases of which three are unlisted patterns: a "Scroll," a brown eight-sided case with a scroll design, a black case depicting two girls titled "The Bud and the Blossom," and a dark brown eight-sided case with a geometric/scroll design; a ninth-plate "Scroll, Cut-out Center" case, and four small, round, sweetheart-size cases (Krainik 4, the opposite side with border similar to 5 and 6, and center similar to 65; 305, one unlisted but similar to 345, two others unlisted, 558, 733 and 736, 733 and 769, and two 756), (imperfections).
Estimate $200-250

-Half-plate Washington Monument/unlisted- the hinges wobbly, chipped edges by hinges, small chip to oval leaf border, lacking interior pad, back of case with shaded color variation.
-Unlisted "Bud and Blossom" case made by F.C. Key & Son, Philadelphia.
-9th plate cut-out case- has a couple small cracks by clasp, few small edge chips.
-One of the sweetheart cases has a half inch loss on the scallped edge of one side.



The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Cut-out Center, Virginia, Philadelphia, few small edge chips, Door furniture, Hinge, Linkages, Mechanical engineering, Scroll

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