September 29, 2021 The Bill Myers Collection
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/29/2021
Lot consists of: A) Relief-carved ivory whistle measuring 3-1/2" with fine turned finial and a relief carved alligator around the main body. Wooden insert in mouthpiece. CONDITION: Very good with a couple hairline age cracks. B) Ivory handled powder measure, 7-1/2" overall with a 6" tapered ivory handle carved with detailed relief scales and in the form of a snake's tail. Brass measure stamped "GRAM - FLOME". CONDITION: Excellent. C) Early single cavity soapstone bullet mold 1-3/8" x 1-1/8" x 1-1/4". Inside the single ball cavity of approx. .54 caliber, both sides of the ball have carved "X"'s through them, allowing the owner to identify his kills. Complete with its original leather carrying box. CONDITION: Mold shows some chips missing to two corners and some chipping along edges where the two pieces meet. Leather case very good with crazed surface. D) Whale bone whistle measuring 1-3/4". Wooden mouthpiece insert and cork at opposite end. CONDITION: Very good with a pleasing honey patina. E) Turned ivory whistle measuring 2-1/16" with wooden ball inside. CONDITION: Excellent with pleasing patina. A very unique group of carved and early accessories. DMG
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Minimum Bid: $300.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $584.25
Estimate: $600 - $1,300
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
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