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    U.S.S. Maine Bronze Memorial Plaque & Bookend Made From Metal Recovered From The Ship. Bronze plaque 17 1/2" X 12 3/4", in soft high relief, pictures the ship sinking below the waves as the goddess Columbia solemnly holds a large shield marked "Patriotism and Devotion" Cast at the base "This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine." The sculptor was Charles Heck, the foundry J.E.B. Williams, Inc of New York, dated 1913. Edge with serial number 391, excellent condition. Accompanying the plaque a bronze 5 1/2"high bookend with US Naval Academy motif dated 1932 the reverse reads " Cast Of Metal Salvaged From The USS Maine Sunk In Havana Harbor", excellent condition.


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    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
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