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    Rare Civil War Era Parian Box With Fractional Currency Motif. A lidded box in the shape of a stack of bank notes, with the image of a 25 cent note picturing Lincoln's Treasury Secretary, William P. Fessenden, on top. We have seen a similar box by the same manufacturer with a portrait of General McClellan, but never this variety, which will hold a special appeal for collectors of early U.S. currency. Beautiful condition. 3.75" x 1.75" x 1.125".

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2006
    7th-8th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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