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Lot 381

Auctioneers Estimate 900-1200
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WATKINS & DONCASTER, STRAND, LONDON A SIXTEEN-DRAWER MAHOGANY BUTTERFLY CABINET, twin stack, with double opening panelled doors, carcase 100cm x 49cm, drawer size 18 x 16, with single polished knobs and brass label mounts fitted to each drawer. Drawer numbers out of sequence. Housing an extensive collection of British Coleoptera, systematically arranged in family order; RHYNCOPHORA, BRACHELYTRA, LAMELLICORNIA COCCINELLIDAE, etc., extensive collection of early specimens stack carded with data (museum style), referenced numbered with Family Group and Latin names, neatly arranged.

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