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    Whiskey Flasks and Veneer Wooden Box. 9.75" x 6.5" x 3" wooden box with tortoise shell or celluloid veneer (some loss to veneer with cracking/shrinkage). Dove-tail construction, the interior has a tray with eight lidded compartments and two rollers, possibly for thread or fabric trim. Sold together with a 7.5" leather-covered glass and chrome-plated brass flask and a similar 6.25" flask, lacking leather cover (a bag with the fragments of the cover is included).

    These items belonged to the immediate family of Confederate provost marshal Cornelius Boyle. They have descended through multiple generations to our present consignor. This lot was consigned together with lots 43564-43569 and 43574 in this auction, as well as several Boyle family archives previously sold in Manuscripts Auction 6184 (held on October 19, 2017).


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2017
    2nd Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
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