Lot 1228: Good Continental Vampire slaying kit, 18th/19th century and later, The heavy oak case mounted with an embossed leather panel to top, op
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Good Continental Vampire slaying kit
18th/19th century and later
The heavy oak case mounted with an embossed leather panel to top, opening to reveal two large crucifixes, two small crucifixes, a medallion of Christ, four small bottles containing 'Holy Water' etc., a Czech bible, a large gauntlet with dagger, a pistol with powder and shot, shot pincers, a pair of large stakes, mallet, dagger, and telescope.
Case H: 7 3/4, W: 17 1/2, D: 11 1/4 in.
Box possibly 18th century, components mostly c.1900.
Possibly assembled in the latter part of the 20th century.
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