Description

    Three English and American Silver Desk Articles with Silver-Plated Humidor and Picture Frame, , early 20th century and later
    Marks: (various)
    11-3/4 inches high x 9-3/8 inches wide (29.8 x 23.8 cm) (largest, frame)

    Property from the Estate of Charles Schalebaum

    Including model globe with baseplate engraved HON. LEROY T. STEWARD, with thanks of the, CHICAGO AMERICAN, THE RACE AROUND THE WORLD 1909; silver frame with Boer War imagery exhibiting sterling hallmarks for Birmingham, and silver figural watch frame depicting angry "bobby" policeman extending pocketwatch, watch face marked A.G. MASCALL, MIDDLESBROUGH, reverse of mechanism with similar mark and serial number 198456; bobby frame with marks for Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings (Frank) Shepherd, Birmingham, 1908; silver-plated cigarette humidor with racing motif; and picture frame.


    Estimate: $800 - $1,200.

    Condition Report*:

    Errant pin denting and dime-size halot to globe, globe apparently unmarked, bobby frame with some warping to margins, light flaking to extreme edges of watch face, tight hairline to edge of watch face, reverse of watch cover held into place by tape, hinge pin to bobby frame a replacement, humidor with rubbing and loss to plating, humidor with errant pin denting, with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use. Heritage does not guarantee the working order or completeness of clock mechanisms.

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