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King Kalakaua
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 2,880 USD
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287
King Kalakaua
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 2,880 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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King Kalakaua
35 brass gilt military and other uniform buttons, many probably worn by the palace guard, mostly from the reign of David Kalakaua (elected king in 1874), comprising: 6 with a crown surmounting the cipher KIK (1 1/8 in. diameter; various stamps on reverses of Firmin & Sons), with shanks — one with a crown surmounting the cipher KIK (3/8 in. diameter; no stamp on reverse), with shank — 12 with a crown surmounting the Hawaiian royal arms (various sizes, slightly variant designs, various makers' stamps on reverses), with shanks — 13 with the Hawaiian royal arms (various sizes, slightly variant designs, various makers' stamps on reverses), with shanks — one with a crown surmounting the Hawaiian royal arms and cipher H R [Hawaiian Republic] (7/8 in. diameter, stamp of Morstmann & Allen on reverse), with shank — 2 with eagle surmounting cipher H P [Hawaiian Police] (7/8 in. diameter, stamped on reverse "M. C. Lilly & Co. Columbus"), with shank
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Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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New York