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Lot #302
DepartmentGeneral Marine
Sold For$3,250.00(hammer price)
 $3,900.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedAugust 4, 2017


DOUBLE SAILOR'S VALENTINE Barbados, 19th Century
In octagonal hinged wooden case. Left side with Love Be True" in small green shells within an oval cartouche of white shells, surrounded by a geometric arrangement of light green, pink and white shells. Right side with an elaborate heart design in pink and white shells. Height 9".
Purchased at Wayne Pratt Antiques, Nantucket, Massachusetts."


Overall good condition, one small green shell off the letter E of BE" is loose in the case. Not suitable for shipping. Please arrange for pick up."

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