Tue, 10th May 2016 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Courageous')

 
  Lot 82
 
Lot 82 - THREE NELSON'S VICTORY SOUVENIRS,...

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THREE NELSON'S VICTORY SOUVENIRS,...

THREE NELSON'S VICTORY SOUVENIRS, 1905
comprising a Schools' Award shield bearing a copper bas-relief of Victory under sail, with extensive inscription below relating to the British & Foreign Sailors' Society (for whose benefit these items were produced and sold), mounted on a shield-shaped backboard of Victory oak (Hardy 123); together with another similar shield for presentation to Canadian Schools in 1907, apparently unrecorded and presumed very rare thus; a Victory copper biscuit barrel, the ribbed sides with affixed copper medallion showing Victory under full sail at Trafalgar, date 1765 below, 5½in. high (14cm); and a vesta case made from copper recovered from Nelson's Foudroyant wrecked in 1897, all good condition
(4)

Sold for £248
Estimated at £200 - £300

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
THREE NELSON'S VICTORY SOUVENIRS, 1905
comprising a Schools' Award shield bearing a copper bas-relief of Victory under sail, with extensive inscription below relating to the British & Foreign Sailors' Society (for whose benefit these items were produced and sold), mounted on a shield-shaped backboard of Victory oak (Hardy 123); together with another similar shield for presentation to Canadian Schools in 1907, apparently unrecorded and presumed very rare thus; a Victory copper biscuit barrel, the ribbed sides with affixed copper medallion showing Victory under full sail at Trafalgar, date 1765 below, 5½in. high (14cm); and a vesta case made from copper recovered from Nelson's Foudroyant wrecked in 1897, all good condition
(4)