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Lot 262: ALBUM OF CHINESE, JAPANESE AND KOREAN MATCHBOX LABELS LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY album 23.2cm high

Fine Asian Works of Art

by Lyon & Turnbull

08 November 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • ALBUM OF CHINESE, JAPANESE AND KOREAN MATCHBOX LABELS LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY album 23.2cm high
  • ALBUM OF CHINESE, JAPANESE AND KOREAN MATCHBOX LABELS LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY album 23.2cm high
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Description: ALBUM OF CHINESE, JAPANESE AND KOREAN MATCHBOX LABELS
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
comprising 500 original matchbox labels mounted on to the pages of a string-bound book
album 23.2cm high

Condition Report: - Good overall appearance.
- Wear and discoloration to the album covers, the match box labels themselves are well preseversed


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Notes: Provenance:
The collection of Dr F.S. Park, thence by descent.
Dr FS Park was the Surgeon on board the "Shropshire" which sailed from Liverpool to Rangoon amongst other ports. The present lot is accompanied by original documents from Dr Park''s trip to the Far East, including his Discharge Certificate.

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