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BUFFALO BILL/COL. W.F. CODY PRESENTATION BOX. Paint decorated Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons steel dispatch box with finely painted presentation from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Company to Col. W.F. Cody - “Presented to Col. W.F. Cody W. Brompton, London 1887 By The Staff Of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Company”, the lid decorated with Native American figures and motifs. A testimonial has been written by a Mr. Farlowe of London describing how he acquired the box at a English flea market, 21 1/4” W X 10” H X 14 1/4” D Condition: box has paint loss and minor dents/bends, no indication of in-painting or restoration, interior with flaking green paint.

(Estimate: $1000-2000. Note: This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)

BUFFALO BILL/COL. W.F. CODY PRESENTATION BOX. Paint decorated Allibhoy Vallijee & Sons steel dispatch box with finely painted presentation from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Company to Col. W.F. Cody - “Presented to Col. W.F. Cody W. Brompton, London 1887 By The Staff Of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Company”, the lid decorated with Native American figures and motifs. A testimonial has been written by a Mr. Farlowe of London describing how he acquired the box at a English flea market, 21 1/4” W X 10” H X 14 1/4” D Condition: box has paint loss and minor dents/bends, no indication of in-painting or restoration, interior with flaking green paint.

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