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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER LOCOMOTIVE

    MARK OF ALFRED BENSON AND HENRY HUGH WEBB, SUCCESSORS TO HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON, 1889

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER LOCOMOTIVE
    MARK OF ALFRED BENSON AND HENRY HUGH WEBB, SUCCESSORS TO HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON, 1889
    Fashioned as a steam locomotive, pulling an open car, with silver-gilt details, marked on side of engine and car, on base of engine, each wheel and five axles, the base of engine also stamped HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR & MORTIMER
    14½ in. (36.8 cm.) long; 23 oz. (717 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    ENGLISH, SCOTTISH AND IRISH SILVER
    LOTS 105-231