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Since 2002, I've managed the sale of ten out of the twelve highest priced artefacts belonging to Nelson including the undisclosed record price for his gold pocket watch. Here are some highlights of those and other memorable sales and exhibitions I've been involved with.

Nelson forgery »

This document is a doctored version with fake signature and seal of a private letter Admiral Lord Nelson wrote to West Indian plantation owner Simon Taylor in June 1805. After Nelson’s death at the battle of Trafalgar, his original letter was manipulated and published by anti-abolitionists ahead of the vote for the abolition of the […]


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