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    Description

    Gorham Manufacturing Co. (American, est. 1831)
    Artillery Shell Cocktail Shaker, circa 1915
    Brass, nickel-plated brass, copper
    22-1/4 x 4 inches (56.5 x 10.2 cm)
    Impressed FAC-SIMILE EIGHTEEN POUNDER SHRAPNEL SHELL, PATENT APPLIED FOR IN AMERICA AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES to underside


    LITERATURE:
    Stephen Visakay, Vintage Bar Ware: Identification & Value Guide, Paducah, Kentucky, 1997, p. 112.

    Engraved to body "The Army Navy Club of Omaha, Messers. Clark and Canan, Props, Lieut E.J. Dawley, 1916"

    Property from the Collection of Phillip & Gretchen Arth, Moraga, California


    More information about Gorham Manufacturing Co., also known as Gorham Manufacturing Co., Gorham Manufacturing Company.

    Estimate: $700 - $900.

    Condition Report*: The shaker of impressive size in good condition, bearing signs of some use such as fine surface scratches and scuffs, and four minor pushes to body of upper component. Area of concentrated verdigris at underplate of lower component. Shaker free from splitting, losses, or observable restorations.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    September
    30th Thursday 10:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    September
    30th Thursday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 67001-67238) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Thursday, September 30, 2021.
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    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261



    Current Bid:
    $350
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