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18th-Century Royal Navy Decorated Barrel

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18th-Century Royal Navy Decorated Barrel

Rare 18th century Royal Navy oak grog or powder barrel, lacquered and decorated with the Royal Coat of Arms. Super piece and makes a fantastic and atmospheric stick/cane stand.

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As so often found with pieces of military equipment this item has been decorated and refreshed.

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