London, South Kensington
18 November 1992
A 19th century Indian mahogany ballot box, the square case below a shaped backplate, with flared aperture to the front and inscribed YES and NO, above a two division frieze drawer, the reverse applied with the maker's label C. LAZARUS & Co. MANUFACTURERS. CALCUTTA -- 11½in. (29cm) wide.
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A letter sold with this lot records by repute, that this ballot box was used by The Bengal Club, Calcutta, India until 1970.
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