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Gilt Brass Admiral Lord Nelson Snuff Box, 1806

Gilt brass exterior, red painted interior, ovoid form. The top comprising a relief portrait bust facing left of Nelson in uniform, hair en queue, cloak gathered round just below the epaulettes, within the embossed inscriptions ‘Admiral Lord Nelson’, the whole set against a background of embossed cannon, flags, sails and fouled anchor. 

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