An exhibition standard 50ft:1in. scale waterline model of the Pacific Steam Navigation Co's ship S.S. Orbita of circa 1914,

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An exhibition standard 50ft:1in. scale waterline model of the Pacific Steam Navigation Co's ship S.S. Orbita of circa 1914,
built by E.J. Walpole with masts, derricks and rigging and fine and full deck detailing including anchor, winch, deck rails, companionways, hatches, ventilators, deck winches, superstructure with wheelhouse and wing bridges, stayed funnel, engine room lights, sixteen lifeboats in davits and fourteen 'folding' lifeboats. The hull, finished in black, cream and white, is mounted on a painted moulded seascape, glazed case with legend -- 5¼ x 15¼in. (13.3 x 38.7cm.)

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This model was awarded Bronze Medal, M.E. Exhibition, Olympia, 1996
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