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Lot 94B: Two Smokeless Gun Powder Tins


Estimate: $300 – $500

Antique barrel-shaped tins, both with original brass twist-on caps, paper labels on top and bottom: Green tin top label reads “E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. pat Aug 22 ’93, for Shot Guns”, bottom label reads “Directions for Loading…”; Red tin top label reads “E.I. Dupont Company, Smokeless Rifle Powder, Wilmington, Delaware”, with a buck deer at the base of a tree, bottom label reads “Smokeless Rifle Powder, No 1 pat Aug 22 1893, Read instructions on wrapper”; originally from the Dorothy Long estate, Wayland, MA, famous photographer for Audubon, both 3 7/8″ h, 3 3/8″ dia; (ex. Dr. Oscar and Lois Hollander collection, Falmouth, MA).

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Two Smokeless Gun Powder Tins