Sold for £850
Wear commensurate with age.
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.
RELICS OF THE S.S. FLYING ENTERPRISE: A LIFE PRESERVER AND A LIFEBUOY
the life preserver contained in glass case with typed note reading the actual windbreaker and lifejacket worn by Captain Carlsen; the lifebuoy (used by Dancy) stencilled Flying Enterprise New York, mounted in glass case with photograph including Ken Dancy and Captain Carlsen -- the larger 34 x 34in. (86 x 86cm.)
Provenance: Given by Capt. Ken Dancy of the tug Turmoil to Jock Drennan, landlord of the Chain Locker pub, Falmouth where he was a regular customer and where framed and displayed until c.1973; later sold and acquired by Drennan's grandson.
Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Venerable), Tue, 24th Nov 2020
Mercantile : 1-98
Naval : 101-179
Instruments : 181-295
Printed catalogues available at £20 (+P&P)
THIS SALE WILL BE CONDUCTED LIVE ONLINE ONLY
You will not be able to bid live in the room. Absentee bids may be left via the website or using a bid form or you can bid via one of three online platforms. Unfortunately, we cannot offer telephone bidding for this sale
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