25 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 562
A Travel Agent's model of the S.S. NIEUW AMSTERDAM
Fa. C. Dubbleman; Dutch, 20th century.
the hull, decks and superstructures are formed from tin and painted with grey and white topsides, a yellow cove stripe and part of a red waterline showing. The decks are painted a buff color, the life boats painted white and orange, and the funnels finished in Holland America Line livery. Other details include fore and aft masts, stern flag staff, pierced port holes and windows. Mounted on the original formica base which is painted blue and inscribed with the details of the ship, including principal dimensions, route and accomodations on either side. The model was originally wired to light-up.
8¼ x 34½ in. (21 x 87.6 cm.) model on base.
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