Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
  Lot 35
 

35

A MIDSHIPMAN'S LOG FROM H.M. SHIPS MARLBOROUGH...

A MIDSHIPMAN'S LOG FROM H.M. SHIPS MARLBOROUGH & VETERAN
completed in official-issue volume by A.B. Ford and commenced aboard Marlborough at Malta, February 18th 1922, and from Veteran September 7th 1923 to November 30th 1923, with service completed in and around the Mediterranean, the text written in a fair, clear hand and accompanied by numerous maps, diagrams, sketches and some photographs, indices pasted inside front cover bound between hard boards -- 13½ x 8½in. (34 x 21.5cm.)

The battleship Marlborough, a veteran of Jutland, was launched in 1912 and broken up in 1932; the Veteran was a destroyer of 1919 which saw service at Norway in 1940 and was on convoy escort duty when torpedoed and sunk in September 1942.

Sold for £434
Estimated at £400 - £600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
covers stained and slightly warped; contents in fine overall condition, the binding still strong.

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.

 
A MIDSHIPMAN'S LOG FROM H.M. SHIPS MARLBOROUGH & VETERAN
completed in official-issue volume by A.B. Ford and commenced aboard Marlborough at Malta, February 18th 1922, and from Veteran September 7th 1923 to November 30th 1923, with service completed in and around the Mediterranean, the text written in a fair, clear hand and accompanied by numerous maps, diagrams, sketches and some photographs, indices pasted inside front cover bound between hard boards -- 13½ x 8½in. (34 x 21.5cm.)

The battleship Marlborough, a veteran of Jutland, was launched in 1912 and broken up in 1932; the Veteran was a destroyer of 1919 which saw service at Norway in 1940 and was on convoy escort duty when torpedoed and sunk in September 1942.