Cufflinks made from the copper sheathing from HMS Victory

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The Hull of HMS Victory was sheathed in copper. From the 18th century the Royal Navy began using copper sheathing to protect their ships from teredo worm. The worm bored into the wooden hulls of ships below the water line and eventually a solution was found in the shape of copper sheathing. These cufflinks are made from the copper sheathing discarded from HMS Victory during one of the many refits.


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The Battle of Trafalgar was perhaps the most famous British Naval Victory and HMS Victory was Nelsons flagship during the battle. Nelson died and his body was famously brought back to Greenwich preserved in a cask of Brandy. The HMS Victory cufflinks are a fine memento of Britains Naval heritage, HMS Victory and Lord Nelson.


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We have a variety of items made from the oak planking from HMS Victory. Our Sheffield made folding knives utilising this historic wood can be viewed by clicking on the image above


It The cufflinks come in a cufflink box with a letter on handmade paper describing the item. The cufflink base for this piece is square with rounded edges and is rhodium plated over brass. It has an angled u-arm fitting. The metal has been treated and varnished but otherwise left as it came to us. It will have the patina of age replete with discolourations and blemishes which make each item unique and a work of art. You will remember Britian’s Naval History and it’s heroes whenever you wear this item.


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One pair of HMS Victory cufflinks boxed in a velvet cufflink box and including postage in the UK is 49.

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One of our great Battle of Britain heroes was Douglas Bader and click on the above image to go to a cufflink page with cufflinks associated with his exploits.


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