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Maine Battle-Ship Explosion, Antique Spanish Souvenir Comic Hand Fan, Framed

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We are offering a Remarkably Rare Souvenir Paper hand fan 
With a 3 part print depicting the Explosion Of The US Navy Battleship Maine.
The wood structure of this fan in finely hand-painted.

(In Jan 1898, Maine was sent from Key West FL. to Havana, Cuba, to protect U.S. interests during the Cuban war of independence.
three weeks later an explosion on board the Maine occurred.  5 tons of powder charges for the vessels six and ten inch guns had detonated obliterating the forward 3rd of the ship.  
The wreckage settled at the bottom of the Havana harbor and would rest there until 1912 when it was raised.)

This fan has been professionally mounted inside a custom frame for preservation and display.

Approx. Dimensions:
Height: 14 1/4"
Width: 22 3/4"
Depth:  1 3/4"

Approx Weight:

             Loc.F                         ID.100

this rare paper fan is in age-related condition with signs of use and age such as damage to the paper, tearing along some of the fold lines. and other light damage. (PLEASE SEE ALL PHOTOS)

This framed rare collectable paper fan is sold AS-IS in the Frame, with No Returns. Thank you. 

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