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George IV Silver Bosun's/Boatswain's Whistle

Auction:
2589B
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$533$450

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2589B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 31, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

George IV Silver Bosun's/Boatswain's Whistle, Birmingham, 1829, Joseph Willmore, maker, of typical form, the tubular whistle with reeded bands terminating in a rounded "buoy" with embossed crown and anchor decoration, engraved "keel," and key ring, lg. 5 3/8 in., approx. 0.7 troy oz.
Estimate $150-200

lacking chain

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