March 23, 2017 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
Ends April 03, 2017


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Donner Party Relic Souvenir

A glass bottle with a red wax seal, containing a quantity of wood remnants from the Murphy Cabin at Donner Lake. this was the cabin where members of the Donner Party stayed through the winter of 1846/47. Two printed tags dated 1893 remain attached, one with sworn certification of authenticity, and the second indicating the proceeds would be put toward the construction of a monument to the Donner Party. These were originally sold for $1.00. Numbered 1866/5000. 2 in. tall.

Condition:

Excellent condition. 

Estimate: $100 - $200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$420
03/23/2017

 

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