Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

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

 
Lot 142
 

142

A BLADE FROM THE 1880 TORPID RACE FOR TRINITY COLLEGE, OXFORD (HEAD OF RIVER)

Sold for £1,054
Estimated at £250 - £350

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


 

A BLADE FROM THE 1880 TORPID RACE FOR TRINITY COLLEGE, OXFORD (HEAD OF RIVER)

constructed from wood and painted and inscribed with the crew’s names and weights, with leather locator and stamped for position number 1 for H.C. Moffat – 148in. (376cm.) long; together with three Boat Race photographs for Oxford 1868 and 1870 and Cambridge 1869; two undated Oxford crews and a hand-tinted presentation photograph of the winning Oxford crew from the 1869 Oxford v Harvard race

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Provenance: H.C. Moffat, nephew of George and Allan Morrison, and thence by descent.

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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