November 19, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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USS Constitution Wood Relics, Incl. Commemorative Box

Lot of 2 relics constructed of wood removed from the hull of the USS Constitution during the 1927 restoration, including box, 7.125 x 4.125 x 2.375 in., and cannon, 4 x 1 x .75 in., on 5 x 2.75 x .75 in. wood base, each with descriptive plate, which reads, "This material was taken from the original hull of the US Frigate Constitution, Keel laid 1794, Rebuilding 1927." Box lid features 2.375 in. dia. emblem with depiction of “Old Ironsides,” with raised text below, "Launched 1797 / 1804 Tripoli / 1812 Guerriere, Java / 1815 Cyane, Levant / US Frigate Constitution." 

 

Condition:

Box with some surface wear, including few surface abrasions, minor stains. Tarnish on plaques. 

Cannon with some minor surface wear. Wood base with heavier surface wear. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,625
11/19/2020

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