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A shipyard model of a gaff-rigged Newhaven Smack, the hull carved from the solid with a scored deck, wood and metal fittings including metal anchors with chains, a hawse pipe and winch, deck lights, companionways, tiller, two boats sprung out on davits, a stepped wooden mast with a spacer, standing and running rigging with sheathed blocks and tackle, all loosely mounted on wooden display base with cork stabilisers. English, circa 1820.,

Footnote: Norman Napier Boyd, ‘The Model Ship: Her Role in History’, Woodbridge, 1988, p.150 , pl.145, illustrates a very similar model described from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

ITEM ID
5034
THEME
Nautical
WIDTH
25.5" (65 cm)
HEIGHT
26.5" (67 cm)
AGE
Early 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 shipyard model of a gaff-rigged Newhaven Smack

    £4,600 GBP
    ~ $4,867

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