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    Posted 2 years ago

    uru65
    (12 items)

    Hi can anyone please tell me what this box may have been used for. As you can see from the images seems to have some religious emblems on the top & date of 1869 on the front.

    Thank you

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    Comments

    1. Golgatha Golgatha, 2 years ago
      The Bible, hymn books ?
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      Magnifique, what a great box, wish I had one also !~
    3. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 2 years ago
      What is all the handwriting on the inside of its lid??
    4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
      good question AnythingObscure! i think that it was used as a sacristy - for the priest's sash and other tools of the altar - not Catholic, but maybe Episcopalian?
    5. uru65, 2 years ago
      Thank you ho2culcha ????

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