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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 235

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER-GILT DOUBLE SNUFF-BOX

    MAKER'S MARK ER INCUSE, DUBLIN, 1799

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER-GILT DOUBLE SNUFF-BOX
    MAKER'S MARK ER INCUSE, DUBLIN, 1799
    Oblong and with canted corners, the hinged cover engraved with an inscription, marked inside, inside cover and near rim
    3½ in. (9 cm.) wide
    5 oz. (143 gr.)
    The inscription reads '2nd F Lt Dragoons March 17th 1799 The Humble Gift of The Non Comd Offices & Privates of his Loyal Faithfull and attached Troop to Their best Friend and beloved Captain John Thos Monsell A Trifling but Sincere Token of Their Respect for him as an Officer and Heartfelt Gratitute for his unremitting Attention Lenity and Generosity to them & their families'


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN