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    Sale 2073

    Ocean Liner

    25 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 95

    A Large Model of the R.M.S. Lusitania

    CIRCA 1990

    Price Realised  

    A Large Model of the R.M.S. Lusitania
    circa 1990
    the hull painted with a dark red bottom, white waterline, black and white topsides with drilled and painted port holes, rudder and propellers. The decks have the planking lines scored in and are painted a buff color, and are detailed with anchors, anchor chains, bollards, anchor davit, windlasses, deck hatches, ladders, masts rigged with staning and running rigging, deck structures, bridge with bridge wings, life boats on davits, four (4) funnels painted in Cunard Livery, skylights, deck railings, docking bridge, flagstaff, name painted on either side of bow and transom, and many other details. Displayed on a pair of turned wood pedestals with in a mahogany framed glass case with legs.
    60 x 67½ in. (152.4 x 171.5 cm.) cased.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the collection of Douglas F. Bushnell