at the Sir Harry Oakes Chateau

Cigarette Case

Cigarette Case
A 10k gold Birks cigarette case, weighing 7 ½ oz. It is inscribed from “Macassa Mines Limited to Joseph Caldwell Vice President, made from First gold bullion produced November 1st, 1933.” Joe Caldwell was the first Vice-President for the Macassa Mines. He also worked for Conwest Explorations for 56 years. He was severely injured during the First World War resulting in the loss of one of his legs and continued pain throughout his life from shrapnel which riddled his body. The Auburn Car Company specially designed a car for him which he was able to drive with 1 foot.

 

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