Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
Lot 112
 

112

† THE BELL FROM THE SWEDISH SNOW 'MERCURIUS', 1781

Sold for £1,736
Estimated at £1,500 - £2,000

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


 

† THE BELL FROM THE SWEDISH SNOW MERCURIUS, 1781

cast in bell metal with pierced crown suspension yoke and lengthy circular inscription around the Skjeppet Mercurius Thillhorig Snau Herr Anders Aberg Commend. Af Capit Gangen Af Paul Wickstrom Paulson Staplen I Udevalla Den 7 Sept. 1781, the top now pierced to receive later staple for clapper (rim chipped, clapper staple lose) -- 17 x 13¼ in. (43 x 33.5cm.)

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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Saturday, 27th April 
(12noon - 5pm)

Sunday, 28th April
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Monday, 29th April
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Tuesday, 30th April
(10am - 11am (limited view only))

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