Snuffbox made from wood of the U.S. Constitution
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 1.3 x 8.3 cm )
Circular turned oak snuffbox made of relic wood taken from the U.S. frigate "Constitution" with gold heart-shaped plaque in center engraved "To S.W. by T.B. U.S.N." with fragmentary paper with inscription inside.
Gift of Mrs. A. M. Stolte
engraved: heart-shaped plaque in center engraved "To S.W. by T.B. U.S.N.'
written: paper in interior; "Taken from.../ ...rigate Constitution/ Presented to/ Silas Wright, Gov. of the State/ of N.Y./ By Thos. Brownell/ U.S..."
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