Lot 145 Special Historic Item. We are Privileged to have the opportunity to offer this Historic Item today. The lot comprises a box within a box. The inner box is made of Solid Silver with Hallmarks for 1881 and contains a portion of the "FIRST SOD DUG AT THE COMMENCMENT OF THE HULL - BARNSLEY - AND WEST RIDING JUNCTION RAILWAY AND DOCK COMPANY ON THE 15TH JANUARY 1881". The outer engine turned and embellished box has an inscription inside the lid to this affect. The Box was presented to John Fisher JP Sheriff of Kingston Upon Hull at that time. The Silver Gilt box is presented in a Small Velveteen Draw String Bag. A unique opportunity to acquire a stunning rarity!!!!!!!


  Lot sold for £540