Tue, 10th May 2016 12:00

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




Sold for £806
Estimated at £700 - £900

A QUANTITY OF WATERLINE MODELS BY BASSETT LOWKE, comprising 50ft:1in. scale vessels from mixed lines including Greenore, Waipori, Beaverburn, Esperance Bay, Huntsman, City of Agra and Reina Victoria Eugenie; together with Norddeutscher Lloyd Line liners Bremen and Columbus; and seven similar models of cross Channel ferries by R. Carpenter: Maid of Kent, Caledonia Princess, Caesarea, Cambridge Ferry, Pride of Dover, St George and St Edmond, all loosely taped to blue painted base with plexiglass cover
(17 in three cases)

Generally ok condition but some evidence of dirt and loose pieces.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.