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Finely Engraved California Bear Gold Snuff Box, 39.3 grams

A finely engraved gold snuff box having floral and acanthus leaf decoration surrounding a central medallion with an image of the California bear. Below the bear image is a raised banner bearing the engraving, "E.W. to W.E.L." Hinged lid.  Dimensions: .75"h x 2.5" x 1.5". Total gross weight: 39.3 grams. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $25.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance.

Condition:

Latch does not quite stay shut. Scattered minor scratches. Some wear on bottom. .25" linear dent on bottom. Witherells strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherells. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing material for pick ups.

Starting Price: $500
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,500
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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. There will be no Buyers Premium. Methods of payment are cash, check, credit cards, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments.