25 June 2008
Property from the collection of Douglas F. Bushnell
This lot is offered without a reserve
A group of four miniature Ocean Liner models
Van Ryper; Vineyard Haven, Mass.; circa 1970
including the Aquitania [signed Technical Model Service, Vineyard Haven, MA.], Empress of Britain [signed Van Ryper], Statendam (1917) [signed Van Ryper], America [unsigned but date 1938]. Each in wood, and detailed in company colors, masts, ventilators life boats and other details.
4 x 17 in. (10.2 x 43.2 cm.) and smaller. (4)
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