A rare George III Silver Mounted Tortoiseshell Tobacco Box made most probably in London circa 1780.
A rare George III Silver Mounted Tortoiseshell Tobacco Box made most probably in London circa 1780.
A rare George III Silver Mounted Tortoiseshell Tobacco Box made most probably in London circa 1780.
A rare George III Silver Mounted Tortoiseshell Tobacco Box made most probably in London circa 1780.
A rare George III Silver Mounted Tortoiseshell Tobacco Box made most probably in London circa 1780.

A rare George III Silver Mounted Tortoiseshell Tobacco Box made most probably in London circa 1780.

1780 London

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The Tobacco Box is oval in form and the silver sides are decorated with reeding. The hinged cover and base are inset with a beautifully shaded tortoise shell panel and the cover is set with an oval disc cartouche engraved with St Andrew with the Saltire cross, above 42 and a crossed thistle and rose sprig. This is all above 42nd Highlanders. The box is in quite excellent condition and is a rare survivor from this period. This was obviously used by a member of the 42nd Highlanders Regiment while on campaign.

Height: 1 inch, 2.5cm,
Length: 3.75 inches, 9.38cm
Width: 3 inches, 7.5cm
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