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    Ulysses S. Grant: Rare Elaborately-Engraved Serving Tray.
    15" x 12" silver-plated lead tray (similar to Britannia ware) with central portrait of Grant in military uniform, encircled by stars, with draped flags, an eagle with riband in its beak reading "E Pluribus Unum", the Constitution and a military stand. The four corners of the design depict shields. There are 3-dimensional heads of mythological figures at the raised corners. Quite hefty, weighing about four pounds. Given the subject matter, it was likely issued as a campaign item or presidential piece. Excellent.


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    September, 2019
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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