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Group of Civil War Relics

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Group of Civil War Relics, c. 1861-65, a lead-filled brass US belt plate, leather wallet, mouth harp, buttons, dug bullets, a copy of The Soldier's Prayer Book, a copy of The Soldier's Pocket Book, hat badges, playing card, eagle breast plate from the Rosensteel collection, coins, small relic board from Gettysburg, a Springfield gun lock dated 1864, a Crosby B model fife with silver ferrules, and a Meerschaum pipe bowl of a bearded man wearing a fez.
Estimate $300-500

All in good condition, lock is missing a few parts, and excavated relics have some patina.


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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United States