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    Sale 2073

    Ocean Liner

    25 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 77

    A large display quality model of the R.M.S. Titanic

    CIRCA 1990

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    Estimate

    A large display quality model of the R.M.S. Titanic
    circa 1990
    A well detailed model of this famous and tragic ship. The hull The hull has simulated plating and painted with a rust red bottom and black and white topsides with drilled port holes, The hull has three, three-bladed propellers and rudder. The deck is scored and painted as if planked, and detailed with: anchors, bollards, capstans, deck railings, masts, companionways, deck winches, hatches, cranes, superstructure with bridge and bridge wings, stayed funnels painted in White Star Line livery, radio aerials and rigging, ladders, ventilators, docking bridge, eighteen lifeboats and many other details. Displayed on a pair of turned mahogany pedestals within a mahogany framed glass display case with legs.
    60 x 81 in. (152.4 x 205.7 cm.) cased.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the collection of Douglas F. Bushnell