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NELSON PERIOD COLLECTION
ITEMS CONNECTED TO THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR
HMS VICTORY AND HORATIO NELSON
The 200th anniversary of 'The Battle of Trafalgar' was celebrated in 2005 and this item is one of many pieces available celebrating that landmark anniversary. Some of the pieces are directly linked to the Napoleonic period or to the famous flagship of Lord Horatio Nelson 'HMS VICTORY' or himself.
DESCRIPTION -- Produced as a commemorative piece in 2005. This item is celebrating the 200thanniversary of the famous Battle of Trafalgar and the war hero of the fleet
Horatio Nelson and is a limited edition plate. It shows a picture of Lord Nelson and details of the anniversary on the
back. It is in an excellent condition
and the size is 11" (28cm) wide and is number 160 of 1000 (click on the
picture to see the reverse side of the plate).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]
CONDITION -- Excellent
HISTORY -- The Battle of Trafalgar was fought on the 21st of October 1805 off Cape Trafalgar on the Spanish coast, between the combined fleets of Spain and France and the Royal Navy. It was the last great sea action of the period and its significance to the outcome of the war in Europe is still debated by historians.
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DESCRIPTION -- This is a postcard showing a typical unofficers uniform used in the Battle of Trafalgar and it is in a very good condition.
CONDITION -- Very good
HISTORY -- The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October 1805) was a naval engagement fought by the Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition (August'December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815).
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