London, South Kensington
17 November 2004
A SPRING-DRIVEN LIFEBOAT MODEL BY BASSETT-LOWKE, CIRCA 1925.
with details including collapsible mast, stowed sails, winches, davits, engine lights, helms, capstan, rope gun, bitt, life-bouys, lamps, and deck rails. The wooden hull fitted with winding arbor on top of engineroom to single spring motor and three-blade propeller is finished in red, blue, white and varnish -- 5 x 24in. (13 x 61cm.) Lined carry case, winding key.
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