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A late 19th century model of a pair of brass Davit type cranes

A late 19th century model of a pair of brass Davies. supplied to the ministers of defence.
each with corded mechanism, mounted onto a mahogany plinth base, with applied oval brass crown and anchor Admiralty plate

Provenance
The use of Davits was for allowing the ships crew to raise tenders or the yachts dinghy from the water onto the deck.
Prior to this invention the booms from the masts would be swung out to allow them to be used as a Derrick.

Item ID:102

HEIGHT
29.00" (74 cm)
WIDTH
57.50" (146 cm)
DEPTH
20.00" (51 cm)
PERIOD
19th Century

Wick Antiques LTD

Charles Wallrock
unit 2 Riverside Business Park Gosport Street
Lymington SO41 9BB
UK
Tel: 07768 877069
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    A late 19th century model of a pair of brass Davit type cranes

    £2,400 GBP
    ~ $2,913