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    Sale 5370

    Christie's Interiors

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 737

    A VICTORIAN BIRMINGHAM AND DERBY RAILWAY TRUNCHEON

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN BIRMINGHAM AND DERBY RAILWAY TRUNCHEON
    Ebonised and inscribed 'BDR' in red and gold, ribbed handle
    18¼ in. (46 cm.)


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    The Birmingam to Derby line was opened to the public in 1839 but soon incorporated into the Midland Railway.

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