A Dunhill perspex and brass lighter and ensuite perspex cigarette box

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Lot 353
A Dunhill perspex and brass lighter and ensuite perspex cigarette box

Sold for £ 8,225 (US$ 11,358) inc. premium

The Racing Sale

20 Jul 2006, 11:00 BST

Ipswich

A Dunhill perspex and brass lighter and ensuite perspex cigarette box
both reverse sculpted and painted with racing themed scenes, the lighter 10cm wide, the cigarette box 18cm wide. (2)

Footnotes

  • Royal Maid was the winner of thirteen races between 1952 and 1955 after which it was sold to go to California, U.S.A.
    Owned by Mrs M K Greenwood.
    Trained by Mr Harry Wragg at Newmarket.
    Cigarette lighter: The pictures on both sides show Royal Maid (with the white noseband), winning races. The three horses show Royal Maid winning the Chesterfield Cup at Goodwood, ridden by Peter Robinson, July 1955
    Cigarette box: The front of the box shows Royal Maid winning (No 9) Kempton Park, ridden by Manny Mercer - the pictures around the sides are artists' impressions.
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