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    Sale 1963

    Maritime Art Including Fine Paintings, Nautical Antiques, Scrimshaw And Ship Models

    30 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 23

    A 19th Century patent model steering gear

    CIRCA 1857

    Price Realised  

    A 19th Century patent model steering gear
    circa 1857
    in brass and steel with worm gear, inscribed 'CHAS WEED/Assigned to/C. WEED/and/S.B. CRAM', on mahogany base mounted on top of marble, accompanied by orignial patent certificate 'No. 18835/Charles Wee/Steering/Apparatus/Patented Dec 8th 1857'
    4 x 7½ in. (10.2 x 19.1 cm.)


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