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Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
  Stock #BM740

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Antique English Georgian Sterling Silver Regimental Snuff Box 1822
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Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00


George III sterling silver snuffbox. Made in London in 1822. Rectangular with curved corners and flat and hinged cover. Allover engine turning. On cover are two chased rectangular floral bands and central oval frame with presentation: To the officers of the / 65th / from Lt Colonel Warren. Cover has applied and scrolled tab. Box sides have two wrap-around chased floral bands. Box and cover interior lightly gilt and partitioned. A fine piece of 18th-century militaria.

Hallmark includes maker’s initials IR – possibly for John Reily. Condition: Fine with attractive rubbing and handling wear from being passed around the mess.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 4 5/8 x D 3 3/8 in. Heavy weight: 17.4 troy ounces. #BM740