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A fine small Napoleonic Prisoner of War model of a British 3rd Rate ship of the line in bone and tortoise shell

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A fine small Napoleonic Prisoner of War model of a British 3rd Rate ship of the line in bone and tortoise shell

CIRCA 1795

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A fine small Napoleonic Prisoner of War model of a British 3rd Rate ship of the line in bone and tortoise shell circa 1795 the hull of the model is planked in bone over a wooden plug to the waist, and then with altenating bands of tortoise shell and bone the the deck rail. At the bow the model is fitted with a billet head, and at the stern the model is fitted with carved quarter galleries and transom. The deck is fitted with a number of details including a capstan, pin rails, deck gratings, flag staff, and other details. the model is rigged with three masts with standing and running rigging. The model is displayed in a velvet lined oval case with a glass dome. 13½ x 6½ x 13½ in. (34.3 x 16.5 x 34.3 cm.) cased
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Notice Regarding the Sale of Material from Endangered Species. Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country
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