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Lot #1255
Horatio Nelson: HMS Victory Wooden Artifact

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Estimate: $200+
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Desirable barrel-shaped matchstick holder, measuring 1.75″ tall and 1.75″ in diameter, crafted from wood removed from the bowsprit from Horatio Nelson's flagship, the HMS Victory. A metal identification plaque on the front reads: "From the Bowsprit of HMS Victory, (Nelson's Flagship Trafalgar 1805), Purchased 2nd June 1937." In fine condition, with some scattered dings to exterior.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: #649 - Ended December 07, 2022