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    Posted 5 years ago

    SpiritBear
    (813 items)

    The Maine is one of the most well-known U.S. ships and is only so well-known for the fact that it helped lead to the Spanish-American War of 1898 when the ship exploded in Cuba.

    This is now one of my favourite pins and goes great with my 1899 book of coloured Spanish-American War photos.
    See link:
    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/180706-spanish-american-war-in-colour-circa-18

    As usual, Americans were quick to the gun and assumed the ship was exploded from causes not accidental.

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    Comments

    1. ravage60 ravage60, 5 years ago
      The graphics are awesome especially with the age it is.
    2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
      Why was the opportunity to give Puerto Rico back to Spain wasted ? LOL !
    3. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      Ravage60, I agree.

      Blunderbuss, Puerto Rico is a good asset.
    4. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
      Like Mexico ? LOL !
    5. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
      Beautiful pinback-- your example has really pristine, bright colors which are not often found on these!

      scott
    6. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      ScottVez, thank you for complimenting.
    7. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
      By the way SpiritB, Puerto Rico citizens pay no U.S. income tax. Nice, that !
    8. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      Today commemorates 121 years.

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