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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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Six Different Rhode Island Civil War Unit Histories,
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Fine Large Albumen Photograph of General George Armstrong Custer and General Alfred Pleasonton,
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Three Early Indiana State Law Books,
Lot # 1335 - Three Early Indiana State Law Books,
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Currier and Ives Hand-Colored Lithograph of <i>The Fall of Richmond</i>,
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Scarce 1829 Advertising Broadside For a Fire Engine,
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Three Books on Ohio During the Civil War,
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Five Fisk Expedition Stereoviews by John Carbutt,
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Lot # 218 - Group of 50th Gettysburg Medals From New York, Massachusetts, and Others,
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CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
Lot # 467 - CDV of George Armstrong Custer,
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