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A DETAILED MODEL OF THE EXPLORATION-SHIP CALYPSO

This lot is offered without reserve and will be sold to the highest bidder.
Christie's charge a premium to the buyer on the final bid price of each lot sold at the following rates: 23.8% of the final bid price of each lot sold up to and including €150,000 and 14.28% of any amount in excess of €150,000. Buyers' premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
A DETAILED MODEL OF THE EXPLORATION-SHIP CALYPSO

LATE 20TH CENTURY

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A DETAILED MODEL OF THE EXPLORATION-SHIP CALYPSO LATE 20TH CENTURY 42 x 96 cm.
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This lot is offered without reserve and will be sold to the highest bidder.
Christie's charge a premium to the buyer on the final bid price of each lot sold at the following rates: 23.8% of the final bid price of each lot sold up to and including €150,000 and 14.28% of any amount in excess of €150,000. Buyers' premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.

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In 1950 the French explorer Jean Jacques Cousteau bought the 400-ton former mine-sweeper Calypso. He converted it into a floating laboratory outfitted with the most modern equipment.

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