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Two Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Boxes

the pattern introduced in 1950, each of rectangular form with flat, extended and hinged lid and cedar-lined interior, including:
one Italy, 1-3/4" x 4-3/8" x 3-3/4"; and
one New York, initialed WAF and with interior presentation inscription to William A. Farrell, 1925-1955, "Thirty Years Loyal and Faithful Service", 1-3/4" x 7-3/4" x 3-1/2".


Provenance: The Collection of Adam Lippes.

Notes: William A. Farrell (1893-1956) served as New York City Magistrate and later Special Sessions Justice from 1925 until his retirement in 1955.

    Provenance:
  • The Collection of Adam Lippes.
  • Notes:
  • William A. Farrell (1893-1956) served as New York City Magistrate and later Special Sessions Justice from 1925 until his retirement in 1955.
  • Condition:
  • **Both in generally good condition with no dents or repairs, but with scattered surface scuffs and minor pinpoint dings consistent with age and use. Interiors good; the larger box lacking the central divider. The Italian box marked "Tiffany & Co. / Sterling / 925 / Made in Italy", the American box marked "Tiffany & Co. / Makers / Sterling Silver / 23322 / M" (each on the underside).

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December 12, 2021 10:00 AM CST
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