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Lot 52259
Great Reigart Artifact from the USS Constitution. A 7 3/4" X 10 1/2" diamond shaped wooden frame with cardboard backing and a small engraving of the action between the Constitution and the Guerriere. A 3" long iron bolt is suspended from the top, and a 3" turned wood cannon attached to one of the side pieces of the frame. Attached to the reverse is a large ink script lable containing the following information, "This Frame (4 Pieces Ash Wood) is a portion of the Original Cabin Ornaments of the U. S. Frigate "Constitution" - The 4 Pegs (oak) and the cannon (oak) is a piece of the original timber of the Constitution. The screw is from the Constitution also. Presented by Block Maker Heald U. S. Navy Yard Brooklyn Oct. 1886 to J. S. Reigart - J. S. R." Great relic.

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52259: Great Reigart Artifact from the USS Constitution

Estimate $800 - $1,200Jun 25, 2011