Lot 1630

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Description: VALLEY FORGE CAMP CHEST
A great relic from the Revolutionary War era, a small chest likely used by a Continental soldier to store personal effects at army camps. The box is 3.5 x 5.5 x 8 in., constructed of wood with a brass handle, latch, lock, hinges, and fittings while covered in leather. In 'dug' condition, the wood and leather is chipped throughout with a good amount of discoloration. A camp chest like this one was the personal belonging of George Washington and is now on display at the Smithsonian Museum of American History. Purchased by our consignor from a collector who legally excavated land at Valley Forge before it was bought by the National Park Service.

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December 9, 2021 10:00 AM EST
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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Bid Increments
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$0 $99 $10
$100 $499 $20
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 + $10,000