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A COLLECTION OF VICTORIAN OBJECTS AND EPHEMERA
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A COLLECTION OF VICTORIAN OBJECTS AND EPHEMERA

MID-LATE 19TH CENTURY AND LATER

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A COLLECTION OF VICTORIAN OBJECTS AND EPHEMERA
MID-LATE 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
Including: a framed royal dinner menu from Osborne House 'Her Majesty's Dinner/ Monday 6th August 1894'; an early Victorian brass inlaid calamander box inset with the initial 'L' beneath a marquess's coronet; a brass and tortoiseshell inlaid and rosewood veneered 'Boulle' stationary box and matching cigarette box by 'J.C. Vickery...Regent St. W'; a brass-mounted oak book-rest; an incomplete gilt-metal and rosewood postal scale; a printed silk Dublin concert program, dated 14 February 1891; five carton pierre bound books, including 'The Hustory of Writing'; a copy of the 'Army List' 1822; two orders of service for and another volume relating to the coronation of H.M. George V, 22 June 1911 and various unused diaries etc.
The menu: 12.1/4 in. (31.5 cm.) high; 10.1/4 in (26 cm.) wide including frame
The calamander box: 8.1/4 in. (21 cm.) high; 16 in. (40.5 cm.) wide; 11 in. (28 cm.) deep
Literature
Many articles from this lot including the Calamander box almost certainly: Wynyard Park inventory, 1886, vol. ii, pp. 368 & 387, monumental room, displayed in the cabinets amongst the personal effects of the 3rd Marquess and Marchioness of Londonderry.
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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