Duke of Wellington Authentic Strand of Hair
For Sale: £49.95
Sir Arthur Wellesley, the 1st Duke of Wellington was an astute and
successful commander of the British Army at a time when Europe needed it
most. Through his insightful leadership of British and allied forces
Napoleon was comprehensively defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
'Iron Duke' died a veteran of some 60 battles across the Empire, a
leading statesman and twice a British Prime Minister. A contemporary of
Admiral Nelson and equaled perhaps only by Churchill, Wellington
remains a figure of extreme national admiration and pride.
This approx. 1/16th" piece of Duke of Wellington hair is presented on a display card perfect for framing*.
provenance; the hair originates from the famed collection of Margaretta
Pierrepont, wife of President Ulysses S Grant's Attorney General.
Customer testimonial - October 2011
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* Please note the frame is not included in the sale price.