Tue, 10th May 2016 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Courageous')

 
  Lot 77
 

77

A COMMEMORATIVE TRAFALGAR/WATERLOO PRESSED...

A COMMEMORATIVE TRAFALGAR/WATERLOO PRESSED WOOD SNUFF BOX BY OBIDIAH WESTWOOD OF BIRMINGHAM
the lid depicting two veterans smoking in a tavern inscribed around edge VICTORY TRAFALGAR WATERLOO / 21 OCTOBER 1805 / 18 JUNE 1815, and signed 'WESTWOOD' to the stool leg -- 2.7/8in. (7.2cm.) diam.; together with a small treen barrel made from Iron Duke; and a Victory copper medallion issued by the British Foreign Sailors Society in 1805, boxed
(3)

Sold for £174
Estimated at £100 - £150

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition report
Snuff box a little warped. Medal box split..

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
A COMMEMORATIVE TRAFALGAR/WATERLOO PRESSED WOOD SNUFF BOX BY OBIDIAH WESTWOOD OF BIRMINGHAM
the lid depicting two veterans smoking in a tavern inscribed around edge VICTORY TRAFALGAR WATERLOO / 21 OCTOBER 1805 / 18 JUNE 1815, and signed 'WESTWOOD' to the stool leg -- 2.7/8in. (7.2cm.) diam.; together with a small treen barrel made from Iron Duke; and a Victory copper medallion issued by the British Foreign Sailors Society in 1805, boxed
(3)