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M 1846

U.S.S. Constitution Relic

NICELY MADE BOX MADE FROM OAK AND COPPER SALVAGED FROM THE 1920's RESTORATION OF THE CONSTITUTION. The removable top lid with four copper corner decorations and a cast medallion with with a port image of the ship under sail and information "OLD IRONSIDES/FRIGATE CONSTITUTION/LAUNCHED 1797/1804 TRIPOLI  1812 GUERRIERE/JAVA/1815 CYANE/LEVANT". The front of the box fitted with a cast bronze plaque with raised letters "THIS MATERIAL WAS TAKEN FROM/THE ORIGINAL HULL OF THE/U.S. FRIGATE CONSTITUTION/KEEL LAID 1794  REBUILDING 1927". The lower four corners of the box fitted with copper reinforcement hardware. 7 1/4"  x 4" x 2 1/2". Condition overall excellent.  Dark age color throughout. Excellent complete example.

Sales price: $750.00

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