(Note: additional images are located below the description). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 20, 1795 USS Constitution construction begins Laying of the keel – United States Navy A page 3 report under “Federal Frigate” reports the beginning of work on this famous addition to the U. Navy, stating in part. The keel of the United States frigate… It is 156 feet in length, and from the elegance of the workmanship, and the goodness of the timber of which it is composed… We anticipate she will be one of the finest vessels that ever floated… This was actually the keel of what would be the frigate Constitution as the frigates had yet to formally named at this point. Four pages, minor foxing, nice condition. Please Note: All of our offerings are 100% authentic! We do not offer reprints or reproductions of any kind. They are guaranteed to be original! For this specific item, A U. The per-item additional cost for folders, portfolios, and presentation cases vary. We will still provide tracking and insure them at our expense. Please check with your country’s. We have been dealers in rare newspapers for over 44 years, serve as consultants to multiple museums, and are members of the American Antiquarian Society. More Information About Us. Timothy Hughes Rare Newspapers P. Desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in all things. Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. The item “USS CONSTITUTION United States Navy Frigate Sail Ship KEEL LAID 1797 Newspaper” is in sale since Wednesday, August 12, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Other Naval Collectibles”. The seller is “timhu” and is located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Item Number: 665935
- Content: Rare & Early collctible antique original newspaper