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    Relics: Four Relics Related to Philadelphia Historic Sites, from the Collection of J. S. Reigart, including: a fine turned wood ornament, 6" high, with a paper label on the bottom, "Carpenters' Hall, Philadelphia / Where the First Continental Congress met Sept. 5th 1774"; a box, 4.5" x 2" x 1.5", with a sliding lid, inside a holographic note that reads, "This Box is made of a piece of the Old 'Penn' Home, Second and Chestnut Streets in the City of Philadelphia --- Presented to J. S. Reigart, by Mr. Carter of Phila on the 31st October, 1876, in the Main Building, Phila Centennial . The 'Penn' House is now in Fairmont Park, Phila. A.D. 1889 / J. S. Reigart"; a turned wood box (missing the top), 1.75" high, with a paper label on the bottom, "The Old Wm. Penn House / Philadela, Pa, 1706"; and, a turned oak plinth, 1.5" high x 3" in diameter, with a paper label on the bottom, "Piece of one of the original beams of Old Independence Hall, Philadelphia, where the Declaration of Independence was signed. Taken out A.D. 1854".

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    21st Saturday
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