Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

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

 
  Lot 172
 

172

A MECHANICAL TORPEDO LOG BY EDWARD MASSEY OWNED BY LORD BURGHLEY, ROYAL VICTORIA YACHT CLUB

Sold for £620
Estimated at £400 - £600

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


 

A MECHANICAL TORPEDO LOG BY EDWARD MASSEY, OWNED BY LORD BURGHLEY, ROYAL VICTORIA YACHT CLUB, CIRCA 1878

constructed in lacquered brass and numbered 374 with enamelled triple dial signed as per title and with sliding cuff inscribed Lord Burghley M.P. R.V.Y.C. Ryde, Isle of Wight, complete with original leather bound connector in fitted box of issue -- 23½in. (60cm.) wide

Brownlow Henry George Cecil, 4th Marquess of Exeter (1849 – 1898), styled 'Lord Burghley' between 1867 and 1895, was a Peer and Conservative politician.

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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