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Pair of Boer Prisoner of War Carved Boots - Inkwell and Brass Ashtray

Published: Ceylon, c.1902

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A pair of carved solid wooden boots with details of stitches and laces and studs, and inscribed "1900-1902 - Ceylon" made by an unknown Boer prisoner of war. The inkwell has a hinged wooden cover, and the ashtray has a snug fitting brass bowl (removable). One of the "laces" has a section missing (about one inch).

120 mm long.

  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Sold By: Imagine Books
  • Contact Person: Steven Duckworth
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: literati69@gmail.com
  • Telephone: 0833587398
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Preferably EFT's; alternatively PayPal (regret: no credit cards)
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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