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Item Details

Lot #431
DepartmentGeneral Marine
Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00
Last UpdatedJune 11, 2019

Description

PRESENTATION SPEAKING TRUMPET Dated 1858
Body embossed with Presented to Capt. James F.P. Rust By The Members of the Association August 21st 1858" surrounding an image of two men being harassed by a donkey, one saying "Sail Ho" as he is upended. Lettering and image on a faux bois ground. Bell embossed with a stormy seafaring scene of a ship flying an American flag, figures in a smaller vessel and scattered debris. Length 17"."

Condition

Some corrosion and denting. Generally well preserved.

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