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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 216

    A half model of the American clipper ship Young America

    20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A half model of the American clipper ship Young America
    20th century
    a decorative half model, built up in lifts, the bottom finished bright and inscribed with hull construction numbers, the topsides finished black with a pair of bright strakes. Mounted on a painted black backboard inscribed: "Young America/Built by Wm. Webb - New York - 1853".
    10½ x 44¾ in. (26.7 x 113.7 cm.) backboard.


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