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Steel Sign: USS Constitution

Item# LS2319-MK

Product Description

The USS Constitution is a 44 gun frigate and one of the original six frigates built for the US Navy and launched in 1797. The ship is the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat. She saw extensive action during the war of 1812. The ship earned the nickname “Old Ironsides” when cannon balls were seen to bounce off her sides during the victorious battle against HMS Guerriere. The USS Constitution never lost a battle. In 1803 she served as Commodore Edward Preble’s flagship and led a squadron against the Barbary States in the Mediterranean Sea, and the sailors became known as “Preble’s Boys”. This print shows USS Constitution as she appeared during this time.

USS Constitution by Mark Karvon metal sign measures 12 inches by 15 inches and weighs in at just over 2 lb(s). We hand make all of our vintage metal signs in the USA using heavy gauge American steel. These metal prints are made to last and make great gifts for any occasion.We then perform a vintaging process by hand to give this tin sign a more retro and nostalgic look and feel. This metal sign is drilled and riveted for easy hanging.