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Snuffbox for John McClellan
ca. 1855
Maker not marked
USA: Massachusetts, Boston (probably)
Overall: 1-1/8"h x 3-1/2"w x 1-3/8"d
Loaned by the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts

Rectangular silver snuff box with curved ends and hinged lid. A cartouche on the top is engraved, "Germania Lodge / ehret / Br. W.C. Martin." An applied plaque on the front is engraved, "A legacy to / John McClellan / from / Wm. C. Martin / who died April 3d 1863."

For further information, see Newell, Aimee, et.al., "Curiosities of the Craft: Treasures from the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts Collection", 2013, p. 138-139.

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