SAILORS VICTORIAN RELIGIOUS COPPER CROSS -1860s-1880s - VERY RARE EXAMPLE!

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  • Item Category: Transportation and Vehicles
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Aug 15, 2015
  • Channel: Auction House
VICTORIAN SAILOR'S NAUTICAL RELIGIOUS AND SAFE VOYAGE COPPER CROSS :- A very rare and important original sailor made 1860s-1880s period Victorian Sailor's Religious Copper Cross, with original NSEW (North South East West ) navigation markings, etc.. . ...... An unrepeatable item of fascinating nauticana, and a survivor from a long-gone era. ....... Probably hung in the Seafarer's Cabin , an emblem for worship, and to ensuresafe passage. ...... Measures approximately 3.00 inches wide, and approximately 4.50 inches tall . ...... This amazing and fascinating old Victorian period Sailors Religious and Safe Voyage Good Luck Cross, (a Talisman from the days when sailors were superstitious and very religious), made from solid copper, features a riveted central fish emblem, ( hand made from lamb bone) , to the cnetral area. ..... The correct top fitted riveted hanging loop can be seen, still in situ. ........ Absolutely as found, uncleaned, and just the way every collector likes to find such a rare shipping treasure. ...... Available for Worldwide shipping, and for (Overseas bidders can make settlement in Euros or US $s). ..... Please ask me your questions before placing your bids. ..... From the continuing clearance of an Important Deceased Collector's Estate. ...... Offered at No Reserve and with a Low Start, so the Winning Bidder will ... read more