26 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 13,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A "PORTOBELLO HARBOR" PLATE
Showing ships at anchor in the bay with the flanking forts behind them
9 in. (22.9 cm.) diameter
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After a 1740 medal commemorating Admiral Vernon's victory in the 1739 battle for the Spanish West Indies colony of Portobello. These plates were made in similar style to "Cape of Good Hope" plates, but are much more rare.
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