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Newlyn Box with Cornish Luggers*
Super little square shaped and very lightly hammered copper box marked Newlyn on the lid and one of the sides.
Depicting on the lid and three sides Cornish fishing luggers under sail on a rolling sea and under a cloudy sky.
The back of the box is also eye-catching with an ornately shaped and decorated riveted plate securing the hinge.
Opening the lid reveals a removable wooden cover (missing its little handle) and the interior is cedar lined.
Measuring just over 10 cm square and around 5.5 cm high.