Rachel Davis Fine Arts
Live Auction

Prints & Drawings and Decorative Arts- Sale 254

Sat, Dec 2, 2023 09:30AM EST
Lot 308

Gorham sterling silver cigarette box

Estimate: $400 - $700

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$0 $10
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$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$300,000 $25,000
$500,000 $50,000
$1,000,000 $100,000

Gorham sterling silver cigarette box, inscribed on lid S. S. GEORGE M. HUMPHREY/ Built by/ THE AMERICAN SHIP BUILDING COMPANY/ Lorain, Ohio/for/NATIONAL STEEL COPROATION/ Christened October 5, 1954/ SPONSOR MRS. GEORGE M. HUMPHREY, wooden interior with divider, , model number 302, marked on bottom, approximately 15 ozs. (weighed without cedar lining).          2 x 6 1/2 x 5" 

George M. Humphrey served as the United States Secretary of the Treasury for President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Condition

Very minor surface scuffs as expected from use.  

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Bratenahl, OH estate

Descended through family

George M. Humphrey