GREAT CARVED 1866 WOOD BANK BOX
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 GREAT CARVED 1866 WOOD BANK BOX



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HAND MADE FOR FRED D. BERRY, BORN MAY 1,1866. LATER WHEN HE HAD A DAUGHTER, HELEN M. BERRY, BORN DECEMBER 11,1895, HE HAD A SILVER BIRTH PLATE MADE FOR HER TO PUT ON THE FRONT OF THE BOX OVER HIS NAME AND BIRTH. THE OUTLINE OF THE DAUGHTERS PLATE CAN BE SEEN ON THE FRONT. HER PLATE IS OFF BUT IT ATTACHES TO THE FRONT WITH SMALL SCREWS. THE WOOD IS WALNUT, SILVER AND BRASS INLAY. HIGHLY DECORATED WITH FLORAL AND STRAWBERRIES. IT HAS A SILVER STAR ON TOP. IT STANDS ON 4 FEET. AN IMPRESSIVE WORK OF ART. MADE BY A SKILLED CRAFTSMAN. AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF AMERICANA. 5 1/2" X 4" X 3 1/2". WT. 2 1/2 LBS.    

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