Mauser Rifle Toast Rack
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Thomas Campion & Sons, Sheffield: a very unusual Victorian silver plated six slice toast rack formed from crossed Mauser rifles, finely cast and each stamped also with the number 1871 just above the trigger. The looped handle is formed as a wreath. Stamped with a registration design lozenge dating the piece to October 1871.
Height: 6 inches (15 cm), Length: 6¾ inches (17 cm), and width: 4 inches (10 cm).
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