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Copper ore specimen from the Pewabic (1865) mounted on wood from the wreck with informational plaque

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:55.00 USD Estimated At:70.00 - 100.00 USD
Copper ore specimen from the Pewabic (1865) mounted on wood from the wreck with informational plaque
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This item SOLD at 2018 May 16 @ 16:35UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Copper ore specimen from the Pewabic (1865) mounted on wood from the wreck with informational plaque. 279 grams and 5-3/4" x 2-1/2" x 5/8" with stand. Interesting marine artifact affixed to a piece of wood with a plaque reading, "This is Michigan native copper and part of a barrel stave in which the copper was shipped. This was salvaged from the steamer Pewabic that sank in 1865 with a loss of 125 lives. Salvaged in 1974 by Busch Oceanographic Equipment Co. 214 So. Hamilton, Saginaw, Mich." From the Pewabic (1865).