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An Early 19thc Brass Snuff Box / Perpetual Calender With Inscription.


Code: MS 7048


H: 0.8" (2 cm)D: 1.6" (4.1 cm)L: 3" (7.6 cm)

A rare early 19thc brass perpetual calender snuff box in excellent working condition and inscribed with a lovely verse on the underneath which reads .....

" None but my master I supply

Let begging fellows go and buy

Begin nothing of which thou

hast not well considered the end.

   James Dalby Dec.3 - 1832 "

The box is in very good condition and even still contains some snuff....!    English. C1832.