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Writing Chest belonging to Jack Langton
Posted by: Barbara Stephens (ID *****7587) Date: March 08, 2010 at 14:11:17
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Five or six years ago, my husband and I bought a walnut writing box from an antique dealer. Inscribed on a brass plate mounted in the top of the chest is "Jack Langston From the 'Tyro' 13th March 1907". According to the dealer, the desk is one typically used on a ship. Does anyone have any information on an individual by this name of this period and/or a ship named Tyro?


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