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    Default An historic relic for sale.

    Whilst I was researching the HMS Theseus yesterday I came across this item of memorabilia.

    Original British Napoleonic Era Royal Naval Cannon Priming Powder Flask - HMS Theseus

    Price $1,795.00
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Ok - nice price. I think this one comes with a kind of certificate.

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    When I saw the title of this thread I thought someone had abducted my Mother-in-Law......

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    I had better insure that your Mother-in-Law does not get to see this post of yours Bill.

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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bligh View Post
    I had better insure that your Mother-in-Law does not get to see this post of yours Bill.

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    With any luck she'll be busy caring for her flying monkeys....

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    She don't just happen to live anywhere near Kansas by any chance Bill? If so I may know her sister, who had an accicent with a house falling on her!
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Here is another snip.

    At the Sotheby’s auction on July 4 last year this pocket watch worn by Lord Nelson during the Battle of Trafalgar and now mounted as a carriage clock sold for a premium-inclusive 322,000.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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