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    Sale 5370

    Christie's Interiors

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 723

    A GEORGE III PAINTED WOOD LONG STAVE OF OFFICE PAINTED WITH THE BIRMINGHAM CITY ARMS

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III PAINTED WOOD LONG STAVE OF OFFICE PAINTED WITH THE BIRMINGHAM CITY ARMS
    And also painted with the Royal Arms, an urn finial to top
    74½ in. (189 cm.) long


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    Ex Mervyn Mitton Collection.

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Pre-Lot Text

    The following 22 lots of truncheons, staves and tipstaves include a number of rare and unusual examples, some of which were formerly in the renowned Mervyn Mitton collection.