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Two Musical Tin Snuff Boxes

Auction:
2383
Lot:
544
Sold for:
$499$425

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2383
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
October 28, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Two Musical Tin Snuff Boxes, one for the British market, playing Home Sweet Home, God Save the Queen and Rule Britannia, with tune-sheet and yellow transfer-decorated lid with view of Lucerne, wd. 4 1/18 in; the other playing two airs, in green case.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Home Sweet Home, Britannia, Monarchy, National symbols of the United Kingdom, Snuff, United Kingdom, Vocal music