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3109T Boston
May 14, 2018 12:00PM - May 21, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Scottish Silver-mounted Bagpipes, Peter Henderson, Glasgow, c. 1930

Auction: Musical Instruments - 3109T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 14, 2018 12:00PM


Scottish Silver-mounted Bagpipes, Peter Henderson, Glasgow, c. 1930, bearing the maker's hallmarks, the full sterling silver mounts chased with zoomorphic motifs, the bass drone shield engraved R.M. KAUFFMANN, with accessory box and original leather case labeled FROM/R. M. KAUFFMANN/THE EVENING STAR-THE SUNDAY STAR/WASHINGTON, D.C.

N.B. Rudolph Max Kauffmann (1882-1956) was senior vice president of the Evening Star Newspaper Company, and grandson of Samuel Hay Kauffmann, the company's founding president.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

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Evening Star Newspaper Company, Samuel Hay Kauffmann, Peter Henderson, B. Rudolph Max Kauffmann, Glasgow, WASHINGTON, D.C.