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Group of Kearsarge , Hartford , and Merrimac Objects

Auction:
2802T
Lot:
1261
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2802T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Group of Kearsarge, Hartford, and Merrimac Objects, c. 1861-65, an iron bell clapper from the Merrimac, an electrified copper lantern from the Kearsarge, and black-painted lantern from the Kearsarge, and a brass candle lantern used on board the Hartford, all with museum labels from the Norton collection.

Provenance: The collection of the Valley Forge Historical Society.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Norton, Valley Forge Historical Society