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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 67

TWO GENT’S WAISTCOATS & ONE SHIRT, 1840s

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$2,000 $100
$5,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$20,000 $1,000
$40,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$500,000 $10,000
$1,000,000 $25,000

1 man’s linen shirt w/ shirt collar, full sleeves gathered into SH yoke w/ underarm gusset, engraved MOP buttons, c. 1840, CH 50”, L 31”, (discoloration, few small holes around collar, missing top button, wear to edge of cuffs & collar) fair; 1 entirely hand sewn padded Wcoat in in blue & blue green patterned silk w/ uncut loop floral motif, glazed cotton backing & twill linen lining w/ leather H facing, c. 1840, CH 38”, L 23”, (1.5” seam opening rt underarm, few loose/missing buttons, lining discolored, interior leather trim cracking) very good; 1 black silk satin tisse en form woven Wcoat in floral spray & enclosed chain border, printed cotton twill lining, glazed twill backing w/ eyelet closures, leather H facings, c. 1847, CH 36”, L 21”, (minor lining discoloration, CB W tie broken), excellent. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair-Excellent

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.