30th Apr, 2019 11:00

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

 
  Lot 35
 

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A RARE SET OF STANDARD MEASURES FOR THE ADMIRALTY VICTUALLING BOARD, BY Rd. VANDOME & CO., LONDON, 1826

A RARE SET OF STANDARD MEASURES FOR THE ADMIRALTY VICTUALLING BOARD, BY Rd. VANDOME & CO., LONDON, 1826

heavily cast in brass for measures comprising Imperial gallon; half gallon, quart, pint, half pint, gill and half gill; the gallon inscribed with maker's name as per title and complete with side handles, each inscribed with Victualling Board's crossed anchor mark, rim punches for George IV and dated 1826 – gallon 6.5 x 8in. (16.5 x 20cm.) excluding handle

(7)

Sold for £5,208
Estimated at £2,500 - £3,500

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 

A RARE SET OF STANDARD MEASURES FOR THE ADMIRALTY VICTUALLING BOARD, BY Rd. VANDOME & CO., LONDON, 1826

heavily cast in brass for measures comprising Imperial gallon; half gallon, quart, pint, half pint, gill and half gill; the gallon inscribed with maker's name as per title and complete with side handles, each inscribed with Victualling Board's crossed anchor mark, rim punches for George IV and dated 1826 – gallon 6.5 x 8in. (16.5 x 20cm.) excluding handle

(7)

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