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    Sale 2109

    Property From The Collection OF George & Lesley Schoedinger

    18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 523

    A Pair of Iron and Wooden Sickles

    PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A Pair of Iron and Wooden Sickles
    Pennsylvania, circa 1780
    One with blade stamped S CHRIST and handle with hand inscription in ink, Presented by Dr. Daniel Yoder Catasauqua; the other with blade stamped D.CHRIST.
    18½ in. long, 17¾ in. wide (2)


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    Dr. Daniel Yoder was born in 1833 in Maxatawny Township, Berks County. He graduated from the Pennsylvania Medical College in 1858 and practiced homeopathic medicine in Catasauqua, Lehigh County (James F. Lambert and Henry J. Reinhard, A History of Catasauqua (Allentown, PA, 1914), p. 241).

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Dr. Daniel Yoder (b. 1833), Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
    Nathan Liverant and Son, Colchester, Connecticut


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the sickles are stamped by Daniel and Solomon Christ of Greenwich Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania and date to the first half of the 19th century.