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Lot of two silver-plated wine coasters marked ITALIA, encrusted as found, ex-Andrea Doria (1956), re

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Lot of two silver-plated wine coasters marked ITALIA, encrusted as found, ex-Andrea Doria (1956), re
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Lot of two silver-plated wine coasters marked ITALIA, encrusted as found, ex-Andrea Doria (1956), recovered by Robert Louis Stevenson III in 1992. 357 grams total; 5-1/4" diameter. Pair of once silver-plated wine coasters, now heavily patinated base metals with hints of silver peeking out, both with markings of crowned ITALIA on one side and FLLI BROGGI MILANO on the other), with accompanying note written by Robert Louis Stevenson III (a distant cousin of Robert Louis Stevenson), the diver and author who found them in 1992. From the Andrea Doria (1956), recovered by Robert Louis Stevenson III, certified by him on his stationery.