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Wide Wilderness: Western & Wildlife Works

Wed, May 22, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 233

6 Antique Gunpowder Tins - Laflin & DuPont

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$500,000 $25,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
Group of six antique lithographed gunpowder tins. Five Laflin and Rand including: two tins of lightning smokeless powder for rifles; one tin of orange extra sporting manufactured by Hercules Powder Co.; one tin of smokeless powder for shotguns; one tin of orange rifle powder. Also included is one DuPont brand tin of "Sharpshooter" rifle smokeless powder.

Provenance: Property from the distinguished collection of Mr. James Lee Soffer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Height ranges from 5 in to 6 in; width ranges from 3 1/2 in to 4 1/2 in; depth ranges from 1 1/4 in to 2 in.

Condition

No major dents or losses to any of the tins. Wear, discoloration, and corrosion as expected with age and use.

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