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    Relics: Six Relics Related to Boston Historic Sites, from the Collection of J. S. Reigart, including: "A small branch of the Old Boston Elm, on Boston Common, fell Feb. 15, 1876", a popular gathering place for the Sons of Liberty, in an attractive period 8" x 7" frame; a turned wooden miniature candlestick and wood candle, 3.5" high, sealed in a glass bottle with a label reading, "Candlestick, 'Old South [Church]', Candle Faneuil Hall, Boston, Mass."; a turned wood thimble identified as being made from the above mentioned "Boston Elm", sealed in a glass tube; a small block of wood, 1.5" x .75", sealed in a bottle with a descriptive label, "piece of the Old Feather Warehouse in Boston, taken down in 1862, then over 200 years old and the oldest house in Boston", the Old Feather Store, also known as the "old Cocked Hat", was built in 1680 and served as a commercial building until it was demolished; and, a wood slat, 7.5" x 1.25", with a label, "Piece of Old Christ Church, Cambridge, Mass., Washington used to worship in this church A.D. 1775".

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    21st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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