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Six (6) English tin biscuit boxes. 1st item: Set of Books with red covers. 6 1/2" H. 2nd item: Neoclassical style desk with faux wood grain and faux drawers, hinged top, shield on back reading "Victory" with reference to Lord Nelson (part of writing is worn off). 6 3/4" H. 3rd item: Faux burlwood box. 3 1/4" H. 4th item: Faux satinwood tea caddy, William Crawford & Sons label on underside. 4 7/8" H. 5th item: W&R Jacobs figural George V Coronation Carriage Biscuit Tin. 9" L. 6th item: Edward VIII coronation biscuit tin, rectangular with hinged lid decorated with image of the young monarch in front of Buckingham Palace; sides decorated with cartouches reading "King Edward VIII Accession To the Throne 1936." (note: Edward VIII abdicated in Dec. 1936 to marry Wallis Simpson). 3 1/2" H. All English, some likely Huntley and Palmer's, late 19th/early 20th century. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition

All with slight wear, light scratches and some oxidation. Desk and books in particular show more significant oxidation and wear. Books have a small dent/puncture to the spine of one book (about 1/8").

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Collection of 6 English Biscuit Tins

Estimate $350 - $450Aug 5, 2017