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South San Francisco, CA, United States
DoneSun, Jun 19, 2016 6:30 PM GMT

Fine Collection of Napoleonic Items

THE ONE-OWNER COLLECTION OF NAPOLEONIC ITEMS OF G. EUSTIS PAINE, INDUSTRIALIST FROM NEW YORK, NY, AND NEWPORT, RI Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present the collection of Napoleonic items of George Eustis Paine, a noted 20th-century industrialist from New York, New York, and Newport, Rhode Island. The fine collection of over 155 items comes to sale from Michele Thomure from Illinois, who is Mr. Paine’s step-granddaughter. The sale includes a Napoleonic library, including Napoleon’s personal map and autographed material; works about and belonging to Napoleon; a number of bronze sculptures; portrait miniatures, snuff boxes and other items of the era. G. Eustis Paine (1893-1953) was a wealthy 20th-century industrialist, banker and executive, who was chairman of the board of the New York and Pennsylvania Co., paper manufacturers. He was born in Willsboro, New York and graduated from Columbia University. Besides the company he headed, he was Trustee of Hanover Bank, a director and chairman of the Fidelity-Phenix Fire Insurance Company’s executive committee, and a director and executive committee member of the Great Northern Paper Co.