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Object Name Box
Object Number 1879.1.7A-B
Collection Stafford
Description small rectangular box and lid covered with a basket weave patterned paper; colors are white, green and gold; inside label on lift-off lid reads: "THESE PENS ARE MANUFACTURED UNDER JOSEPH GILLOTT'S OWN SUPERINTENDENCE"; also, "No. 601 E.R."; written in ink on the outside: "Stub"; red, white and blue label on bottom reads: "CAUTION J.G. regrets to say certain disreputable makers have tried to impose upon the public a spurious article, bearing the misspelled name of the Pantentee and Sole Manufacturer, thus 'Gilott' or 'Gillot' so as to retain the sound - please observe, ALL GENUINE PENS ARE MARKED IN FULL 'JOSEPH GILOTT' and every packet bears a fascilime of signature, thus 'Jos R. Gillotts'"; stamped on this label: "England;" written in pencil: "On"
Dimensions H-1.102 W-1.614 L-2.638 inches
Material cardboard; paper
Made by Joseph Gillott
Provenance Box which held the piece of oak from the British frigate, "Hussar."
People Stafford, Sarah
Gillott, Joseph
Search Terms Hussar
Sir Charles Asgilt
Hell Gate
Revolutionary War
small rectangular box
Stafford
Joseph Gillott