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Duke of Wellington Authentic Strand of Hair


Duke of Wellington Authentic Strand of Hair



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.

The '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. HALF INCH piece of Duke of Wellington hair is presented on a display card perfect for framing*.

Superb provenance; the hair originates from the famed collection of Margaretta Pierrepont, wife of President Ulysses S Grant's Attorney General.

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Customer testimonial - October 2011

* Please note the frame is not included in the sale price.