Historical Items Sale
Jul 9, 2020
USA
 PO Box 1132 New Brunswick, NJ 08903-1132
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LOT 36:

Pewter Match Safe from Ralph Culver, 20th Conn

Sold for: $80
Start price:
$ 10
Estimated price:
$40 - $80
Auction house commission: 18%
sales tax: 6.625% On the full lot's price and commission
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Pewter Match Safe from Ralph Culver, 20th Conn
Pewter match safe belonging to Ralph M Culver of the 20th Connecticut Infantry, Company C. He carved his name into the side of the match safe - "Ralph M Culver Box". Was dug from a campsite at London Heights, VA. Has been crushed slightly at the top but the carving is still clear. Has some rusting on the back. Measures approx. 2 1/4" long x 1" wide. You are bidding at a live sale, please read the terms and conditions. We are offering contact-less pick ups at our South Brunswick location or shipping. You will be billed for shipping separately. Items will be packed and shipped by our in-house shipping and shipped via USPS unless they are oversized, and they will be taken to the UPS store in Kendall Park, NJ. Please contact the UPS store before bidding on any large frames, etc. to get a quote on shipping, you will also pay them separately and directly. Please check online with USPS on shipping charges to your area using the dimensions provided in the description as shipping charges have gone up considerably. Please keep in mind after we ship that USPS has a high demand for shipping at the moment and shipping may take longer than usual. Shipping will include the actual cost, insurance (this is not negotiable), and an $10 handling fee per item. Handling and shipping fees can be combined. All condition reports are included in the description to the best of our ability.