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    Unique and Historic 19th-Century California Strong Box. The 19th-century California security strong box of riveted sheet iron construction. Hand forged handles. Unique internal lock mechanism with seven-pointed star on lid with pin operated key in addition to external hasps for padlocks. Reported to have once been the property of a trading post and stagecoach station owned by the Forsythe family, located at Washington Flat between Angels Camp and Murphy's in the California gold country. Size: 22-inches long X 16-inches wide X 13-inches high.
    Condition: Good. Showing age wear and patina with generous traces of original blue paint.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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