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Figural Cardinal Thomas Wolsey

Title: Figural Cardinal Thomas Wolsey. c.1890 Maker: Registered UK design, c.1890 Condition: Excellent (some age wear to plating)

Notes: Well modeled head, interesting opening lower jaw. Patent #1212 by Samuel Basenett. Birmingham, England. It is approximately 1 7/8” x 1 3/4” with a striker to the bottom.

Age: c.1890
Material: Silver plated brass
Price: $175.00
ID: 77

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