Important Nelson Trafalgar Bilston Enamel Patch Pill Box C1805 Rare Enamel Nr
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Important Nelson Trafalgar Bilston Enamel Patch Pill Box C1805 Rare Enamel Nr:
This important Nelson Bilston or South Staffordshire enamel patch box measures 50mm (2'') x 38mm (1.5'') x 23mm (1'') deep. It was produced in 1805 to commemorate the death of Nelson at Trafalgar with the text " Brave Nelson's Heroick Fortitude - Is Crowned With Royal Gratitude ". It has a central portrait of Nelson with a dove each side and a crown above all surrounded by raised pearl dots.The hinged lid reveals the original mirror to the lid which only has some very slight discolouration and a white interior. The lid is in excellent condition with no damage or repairs and there is one chip to the enamel around the base (photo7) which could be easily restored if desired. The finest Nelson enamel box I have come across and an important piece of Naval history offered with .
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