19th Century Bois Durci Snuff Box with Lord Nelson Profile Inset into Cover. The snuff box uses the medal of The Shipwrecked Fishermen & Mariners Benevolent Fund 1839. This medal details the 7017 persons affected by shipwrecks between 1839 and 1843. The cover of the snuff box features the obverse of the medal with Admiral Lord Nelson in profile. The base features the reverse of the medal with the details of those affected by shipwrecks.
Condition is excellent with light surface wear commensurate with age and use. There are a couple of flea bite nibbles to the rims.
Approximate weight is 95 grams.
Approximate dimensions are 7.3 cm diameter and 2.7 cm height.
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