Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 3.8 x 8.6 cm )
Circular oak box made out of piece of wood from the ship "Royal George"; circular silver plaque in center of top with engraved inscription.
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
engraved: on silver plaque: "THIS BOX/IS/MADE OUT OF A PIECE/OF THE/ROYAL GEORGE/SUNK 29 AUG 1782"
This box was made out of wood from the ship "Royal George," which sunk on August 29th, 1782.
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