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Pair of bookends made from coral-encrusted ballast stones.

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:125.00 - 200.00 USD
Pair of bookends made from coral-encrusted ballast stones.
SOLD
350.00USDto clj54+ (61.25) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 May 19 @ 20:39UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Pair of bookends made from coral-encrusted ballast stones. 1688 grams and 1790 grams, 5-1/2" wide x 6" tall. Found in the early 1900s before Tres Puentes became a protected site, the stones left uncleaned but mounted onto simple redwood L's with brass plaques that say ANTIQUITY / SPANISH TREASURE GALLEON / "TRES PUENTES" / LOST JULY 15, 1733. From the Tres Puentes site, with photo-certificate. Recovered from: Spanish 1733 Fleet, Florida Keys