Lot 38 : Sold for £45 hammer

Estimate £60-£90

An early 19th Century hinged tin vesta case retaining some gilt lacquered decoration together with a small handwritten note of the period reputing that the vesta was take from the coffin of the Duke of Wellington and given by E Golland in 1855.

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Will Farmer
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