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I HAVE 3 ITEMS I WOULD LIKE YOU TO COMMENT ON AND GIVE SOME

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I HAVE 3 ITEMS I WOULD LIKE YOU TO COMMENT ON AND GIVE SOME IDEA OF THEIR VALUATION.
1. A MODEL MAN O WAR SHIP IN A GLASS CASE COMPLETE WITH THE 1ST PRIZE WINNERS MEDAL WON AT THE 1886 BENDIGO JUVENILE AND INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION.
THE MODEL IS APPROXIMATELY TWO FEET LONG.
2. THE SIX MONTHS BOUND EDITIONS OF THE 1857 LONDON ILLUSTRATED NEWS WHICH COVERS ALSO THE LAUNCH OF THE ACTUAL SHIP OF WHICH THE SHIP IS A MODEL.
3. A SMALL 1800'S ISSUE OF THE "LITTLE BLACK SAMBO" BOOK.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  LadyTanya65 replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is***** am a certified appraiser and would be happy to help you.

1. A MODEL MAN O WAR SHIP IN A GLASS CASE COMPLETE WITH THE 1ST PRIZE WINNERS MEDAL WON AT THE 1886 BENDIGO JUVENILE AND INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION....................... the value of this would be 3200.00 the link below has a medal in storage currently that they bought for display. Museum Victoria in Australia

http://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/items/1099309
THE MODEL IS APPROXIMATELY TWO FEET LONG.

2. THE SIX MONTHS BOUND EDITIONS OF THE 1857 LONDON ILLUSTRATED NEWS WHICH COVERS ALSO THE LAUNCH OF THE ACTUAL SHIP OF WHICH THE SHIP IS A MODEL............. this would be a part of the above to be sold as a collection if you wanting to sell these. All of it gives accreditation to the ship. The value on this bound set would be 125.00

3. A SMALL 1800'S ISSUE OF THE "LITTLE BLACK SAMBO" BOOK. .........here is a link that talks of how Little Black Sambo Book was banned http://torontoist.com/2014/01/historicist-banning-little-black-sambo/

value $1200-1500.00 for the first edition done in the late 1800s.

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Expert:  LadyTanya65 replied 1 year ago.

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