A Travel Agents Model Of The S.S. NIEUW AMSTERDAM
C. Dubbleman; Dutch, 20th century.
A waterline model, the hull formed from tin and painted with grey and white topsides, a yellow cove stripe and part of a red waterline showing. The rest of the model is also made from tin with the decks painted a buff color, the life boats painted white and orange, and the funnels painted in Holland America Line livery. Other details include deck structures, aft mast, stern flag staff, pierced port holes and windows. The model is mounted on the original formica base which is painted blue and inscribed with the details of the ship, including principal dimensions, route and accomodations on either side. The model was originally wired to light-up.
51¼ x 9½ x 14 in. (130.2 x 24.1 x 35.6 cm.), Model on base.