Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Books

Online-Only Auction, 28 April - 11 May 2015

Books Session 1 - Travel Exploration and Natural History

Sold for

ZAR 844
Lot 163
  • A cast iron money box in the form of Paul Kruger wearing a top hat, inscribed Transvaal Money Box, circa 1950
  • A cast iron money box in the form of Paul Kruger wearing a top hat, inscribed Transvaal Money Box, circa 1950


Lot Estimate
ZAR 200 - 250
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 844

About this Item

A cast iron money box in the form of Paul Kruger wearing a top hat, inscribed Transvaal Money Box, circa 1950

These money boxes were made in England during the Anglo Boer War and were found in pubs to raise money for the Boer cause. This is a later copy.

16cm high


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