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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 210

    A display model of the Boston Lightship

    Price Realised  

    A display model of the Boston Lightship
    the hull painted with a maroon bottom, black waterline and red topsides with "BOSTON" along the topsides in white, with painted decks and detailed with anchor, bell, search lights, deck structures, funnel, masts with standing and running rigging, boats on davits, rafts, railings, and other details. Mounted on a pair of brass pedestals, on a mahogany base, with inlayed details and a glass cover with brass trim.
    21 x 33 in. (53.3 x 83.8 cm.) cased.

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