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Lot 1266/0217

Estimate: €400-500

Prison Craft: An Aluminium Spoon, crudely carved with various motifs and inscriptions, the fornt valley with Celtic design and inscribed “Go Saoraidh Dia Eire,” the reverse “Maurice Crowe – G.I.C., 1923,” unusual and scarce. (1)
* Maurice Crowe was adjutant of the Third Tipperary Brigade and a close assoicate of Dan Breen. Imprisoned several times, he took part in a number of Hunger Stirkes. This Spoon may have beec carved during one of his strikes as a memento.

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