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Civil War Related Personal Items > HISTORIC SPITOON FROM THE USS "PAWNEE"

Price: $1,200.00
Availability: in stock
Prod. Code: IR83

Historic piece from the USS "Pawnee". Beautiful wooden spitoon, hand-crafted barrel oak with a wonderful golden age luster. No chips or cracks. Held in place by two heavy 3/4" wide brass riveted rings. The brass removable top fits securely in place with the edge of the lid incised "PAWNEE" and Anchor. This type of lettering is often see on the brass guards of naval cutlasses of the period. The brass is untouched with great age patina. This is truly a historic piece with the Pawnee being launched 10-08-1859. Service history shows: 1 Home Squadron, 1860 2 Civil War, 1861–1865 3 South America, 1867–1869 4 Hospital ship and storeship, 1870–1882 One of a kind.