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    Rare C. 1849-50 California Gold Rush Satirical Snuff Box. The first time we have seen this delightful papier-mache snuff box. In the background, stick figure miners are working, while in the foreground, a miner with avarice in his eyes claws greedily at the ground. Below, "Gold diggers in California." Minor light "aging," but less so than on most boxes of this type. Minor, repairable separation on the rim at 2 o'clock. Diameter 2.9", height 0.75".

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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