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Presentation Watch for Nursing Inspector General Russell B. Harrison to Health

Auction:
3097M
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Sale #3097M - 3097M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 27, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Presentation Watch for Nursing Inspector General Russell B. Harrison to Health, c. 1899, steel-cased watch, engraved on the cuvette "Presented to/Mrs. Sarah J. Ennis/by/Captain W. Atwood French/To commemorate her success in/bringing Major Russell B. Harrison/Inspector General and others/safely through most severe/cases of yellow fever/A Faithful Experienced Nurse/Cristo, Cuba/9-13-99."

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.

Note: Inspector General of the Army, Major Russell B. Harrison was the son of President Benjamin Harrison.
Estimate $200-300

In overall good condition with a small damaged area on the upper right of the dial.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Russell B. Harrison, Benjamin Harrison, Sarah J. Ennis, W. Atwood French, Nicholas A. Penachio, Cuba, Birthday Honours, Genealogy, Harrison, Indiana, New Year Honours