AUTHENTIC SHIPWRECK REPRODUCTIONS
COMPANY FOUNDER ED BURTT WITH SOLID SILVER
FROM THE 1715 SPANISH TREASURE FLEET, PRODUCED
FOR THE FAMOUS TREASURE HUNTER MEL FISHER OF
KEY WEST FLORIDA.
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE 1705 SHIP'S BELL FROM THE 1715 TREASURE FLEET
SOLID SILVER REPLICA OF THE 1705 SHIP'S BELL FROM THE 1715 TREASURE FLEET
A TOTAL OF 4 REPLICA BELLS WERE CAST
The original bell was taken by the State of Florida archeologist and immediately put up for auction, and sold for 1.3 million dollars. One of our bells shown here in McLarty Treasure Museum is on display so people can enjoy the history and heritage, since the original was sold.
This bell was recovered by Captain Bautt from the "Santistima Trinidad" of the 1711 fleet and placed on the King's ship of the 1715 fleet. The "Santistima Trinidad" was located by us in 1999 off the coast of Cuba.
"Spanish" Galleon Astrolabes.
GOLD Finger Bars from the NEW World and
GOLD Doubloons minted in the New World.
The stamps and seals note the purity of the bars, mint where they were cast,
and whether the King's tax have been paid.
GOLD Parrot Earring found on the Atocha, with Bolivian emerald
centerpiece, found on 1622 Spanish galleon shipwreck. Catholics
believed the parrot invoked the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin.
Hand-crafted links were joined to form
on which hung a silver piece-of-eight Reale
coin, an original from the 1622 Atocha.
Copies supplied from original
exact replicates of
pieces-of-eight and four Reale silver coins
-minted in the 1600's-
were covered with a thick layer of silver oxide
when found on a Spanish Galleon shipwreck.
Reproduction cannon balls and deadeye rigging donated and on display, with other reproductions and underwater shipwreck video, to Presquile Park Marine Interpretation Centre, Brighton.
Mariner's Park Museum, Prince Edward County, Ontario.
Reproductions and cannon balls donated to museums in Mexico and Florida.
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