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Lot 60

A Victorian silver bullet commemorating the Battle of Tel-El-Kebir in Egypt

Description:

A Victorian silver bullet commemorating the Battle of Tel-El-Kebir in Egypt. Possibly to be utilised as a miniature snuff or medicine capsule. The bullet unscrews from the shell case revealing a hollow, gilt interior with the exterior shell case engraved with foliate patterns and struck in capitals along one side with the name 'TEL-El-KEBIR', mark of Samuel Elijah Culver, London 1882. 1.5 in (3.8 cm) height, 0.4 in (0.9 cm) diameter.

Auction Date: December 2013

Estimate:

£50 - £80

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