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Outstanding Engraved George Washington Straight Razor in Original Coffin Box,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
ca 1840, blade with standing figure of Washington, The Champion of Liberty below. Manufactured by Fredk. Reynolds, Sheffield on blade, also noted on the neck. Folds into tortoise shell handle. Housed in coffin-form pressed paper case with bust of Washington on top, eagle and shield below.

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Minor wear to case, razor is excellent, still sharp.
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1861 West Point Register For George Armstrong Custer,
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Lot # 1206 - B.F. Upton Stereoview of Ottodun, An Indian Chief,
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Seven Early English Vellum Documents,
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Wonderful Photograph of Colored <i>A & I State Normal School</i> Interior,
Lot # 1625 - Wonderful Photograph of Colored A & I State Normal School Interior,
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1961 John F. Kennedy Birthday Dinner Program,
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Rare 1830 Illustrated Pamphlet on the Slave Trade,
Lot # 1641 - Rare 1830 Illustrated Pamphlet on the Slave Trade,
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