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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 68

WOOL FROCK COAT & THREE WAISTCOATS, 1850s

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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 gregoire velvet waistcoat in blue, black & white floral brocade, leather button guards, lined w/ twill cotton, glazed cotton backing, c.1850, CH 38”, L 18”, (wear/pile loss, expanded & repaired at back, many small holes, missing all closures) fair; 1 black wool frock coat w/ matching Wcoat, coat w/ tail pockets & silk satin linings, 1850s, label “E.B. Spence’s..Richmond, VA”, coat SH-SH 17”, CH 38”, L 22”, Wcoat CH 34”, L 22”, (small holes, wear to collar & buttons w/ some loose/missing, lining discolored); good; 1 cream wedding waistcoat in floral patterned silk on cream silk moire ground, c. 1850, CH 36”, L 17”, (discoloration, missing all closures, shattering at collar, tiny holes/stains at back, wear) fair. Valentine Museum. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair-Good

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