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    Officer's Mahogany Box. Many officers, especially general officers, traveled as well-outfitted as they could within reason. This light mahogany box was used during the Civil War. Measuring 21" x 14" x 8", it is complete with its period scrollwork brass hardware including the handles and front plate fitted for a key which has been lost.

    The box still retains its restraining lever inside but will not close completely and has an approximately ½" gap before closing.

    Provenance: The Tharpe Collection of American Military History

    Exhibited: The Liberty Heritage Society Museum


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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