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Brass plate engraved with "La Bourgogne / Lost / July 4th, 1898 / Hon. J.J. Tarte / from / R.J. Lesl

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:40.00 USD Estimated At:60.00 - 90.00 USD
Brass plate engraved with  La Bourgogne / Lost / July 4th, 1898 / Hon. J.J. Tarte / from / R.J. Lesl
SOLD
40.00USDto fallon51+ (6.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2011 Apr 28 @ 17:43UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Brass plate engraved with "La Bourgogne / Lost / July 4th, 1898 / Hon. J.J. Tarte / from / R.J. Leslie." 342 grams; 2-1/2" square. This polished-brass plaque with two fastener holes and script writing was crafted from metal taken from the ship probably in an earlier refit, not salvaged from the wreck itself, which lies in deep water and has not been salvaged. From: La Bourgogne, sunk in 1898 off Sable Island, Canada