A detailed model of the African Queen
A detailed model of the African Queen

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A detailed model of the African Queen
a pre-formed hull with painted green bottom and white topsides, the name on the bow and the life ring, planked foredeck and gunwhales, coamimg boards, and detailed with the name applied to the bow and life ring, anchors, rope, valves, compressed gas tanks, working steam engine [un-tested], logs, kindling, machete, mast rigged with lantern, tiller, crates and bags of supplies, water barrel, model hat and umbrella (Katherine Hepburn's), and other details. Displayed on a simple wood cradle
16 x 27¼ in. (40.6 x 69.2 cm.) on stand

Lot Essay

This is the famous little steam launch that was one of the stars of the movie by the same name. Many of the details in the model relate directly to the movie, such as the model hat and umbrella, the machete, and the compressed gas tanks.
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