Silver desk seal with an ivory handle. The seal is decorated with a depiction of the arms of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) in use between 1798-1801, and a baron's coronet. It is said that Nelson used the seal at the Battle of Copenhagen on 2 April 1801. See also JEW0396 for the wax seal impressions made by this seal.
|Display location:||Display - Nelson, Navy, Nation Gallery|
|Events:||Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Copenhagen, 1801|
|Exhibition:||Nelson, Navy, Nation|
|Credit:||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Caird Fund.|
|Measurements:||Overall: 100 x 40 x 40 mm|
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