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Sale 105

Lot 406

British Relics From the House of Parliament, London Bridge, Tower Bridge, and Melrose Abbey. Two pieces of stone and an ashtray made from stone with medallions affixed saying, "This Stone Came From the Houses of Parliament. The larger piece is 6" (15.24cm") in length, 4.3" (10.922cm) wide, and 2" (5.08cm) high; the second stone is not quite as long but is 2.5" (6.35cm) high. The ashtray is 4.5" (11.43cm) in diameter. A piece of granite from the Old London Bridge, London, England has been made into a pen holder (pens missing). A charming wood box "Made of Wood Grown on the Lands of Abbotsford" has a vignette of Melrose Abbey on the top, with Kelso Abbey and the town of Melrose on each side; it is 2.5" tall (6.35cm) and the top is 3" (7.62cm) in diameter. There is also a pewter Royal Mint Centenary Medal, 2.5" (6.35cm), commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of the Tower Bridge (1894-1994). Estimate Value $400 - UP


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