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Two Document Tubes and Tin Box with General Thomas H. Ruger's Wallet PLUS, Bronze Old Guard Medal,

17" and 20" containers and black leather wallet with glazed cotton lining. 9" x 4" x 3.5" tin box crudely inscribed General Thos. H. Ruger on top of lid. Attached tag reads in period script General Tho. H. Ruger. PLUS, ribbon with Old Guard Indian medal with soldier in formal dress on obverse. Verso with maker's name C.N. Bourgin 83 Nassau St., N.Y.

Provenance:Descended directly in the family of General Thomas H. Ruger

Condition:Tin box retains ca 95% of its original paint.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$230
04/29/2009

 

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