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M 1842

Ship Dunbar Relic
Description

RELIC FROM ILL FATED "DUNBAR".....KNOWN AS THE AUSTRALIAN TITANIC. Heavy bronze cup with beautifully engraved inscription "Made from the Bolts of the ill fated Ship/DUNBAR, J. GREEN COMMANDER/Wrecked on the South Head of Port Jackson/during the Stormy Night of August 20th 1857/when all on Board perished except one Seaman/Sydney, N.S. Wales". 4 1/2" tall x 2 3/4" diameter. Condition excellent noting that the mouth of the cup is very slightly misshapen. Bronze with desirable mustard color patina. The "Dunbar" catered to wealthy travelers going from Britain to Sydney, Australia. 121 of 122 lost their lives as a result of this disaster.

Sales price: $375.00
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