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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 225

    A model of the New York Harbor tugboat Brooklyn

    Price Realised  

    A model of the New York Harbor tugboat Brooklyn
    painted with black topsides and a green bottom. The deck is planked in mahogany, and the main deck structure is painted red, and fitted with brass portholes, mahogany doors and brass hand rails. The wheelhouse is of mahogany and is fitted with name boards, running lights, cabin top eagle, deck plates, flags, bollards, fire buckets, ladders, cleats, and many other details. Displayed on a pair of brass pedestals within a glass case with brass trim and a mahogany base.
    21 x 33 in. (53.3 x 83.8 cm.) cased.


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