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29207. [Victorian commemorative covered Mauchlineware box] c.1900

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29207. [Victorian commemorative covered Mauchlineware box] c.1900

29207. [Victorian commemorative covered Mauchlineware box] c.1900. Superb, rare wooden Victorian covered box features a beautiful b/w lithograph of the “Absecon Lighthouse, Atlantic City”. A pretty piece, the box is of hardwood, varnished and measures 3 3/8” x 2 3/8” x 1 ¾” h. The pretty image measures about 2 ½” oval and shows the tall light tower with attached keeper’s dwellings and adjacent buildings. The box has a nicely hinges cover with a brass latch. Such wooden Victorian era commemorative pieces, known as Mauchlineware, are exceptionally difficult to find and are quite pretty for display. Clean, little if any wear, only one slight mark on cover. Most Rare! (VG+). $118.