Lot 364Maritime - 1827 Gloucester & Berkeley Ship Canal...

Auction Date: 6/07/2017 at 10:30 am

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Maritime - 1827 Gloucester & Berkeley Ship Canal Medallion commemorating the Opening obverse. Sailing Ship of the period and legend “Gloucester & Berkley Canal Commences 1795”. Reverse legend; “Resumed under the Auspices of His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester 15 July 1819 and Completed 26 April 1827”. White metal size 45mm. (At the time the only Ship Canal in England, was big enough to take a large East India Company ship. Some 17 miles in length from Gloucester to Sharpness)

Hammer Price: £75.00

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