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    War of 1812: Snuff Box and Print of United States v. Macedonia.
    3.5" papier-mâché snuff box depicting the naval battle between the frigates United States and Macedonia. The lid depicts the battle which concluded in our favor in a mere seventeen minutes. The bottom has an eagle inscribed "United We Stand Divided We Fall". Normal edge chipping. Good condition overall. Sold together with a 17" x 14" framed hand-colored engraving of the engagement, likely made around the time [not examined out of frame].

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