25 July 2007
An old model of the motor yacht Roamer
with painted red bottom and white topsides inset with brass portholes, veneer fore and aft decks with scored planking, painted center decks, and detailed with: anchors, anchor davits, name boards, ventilators, railings, bridge, running lights, fore and aft masts, funnel, ladders, canopies, and other details. Displayed on a pair of turned brass pedestals on a mahogany base within a brass framed glass case.
18¼ x 42¾ in.(46.4 x 108.6 cm.) cased.
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Roamer was designed, built and owned by Capt. N.G. Herreshoff in 1902 (Hull No. 215).
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