Thu, 17th Jul 2008 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Phoenix)

 
  Lot 45
 

45

A collection of trans-Atlantic cable...

A collection of trans-Atlantic cable samples
comprising fourteen assorted types, some mounted and inscribed with dates between 1866 and 1900, together with five items of 'cableware' consisting of three paperweights and two pendants; together with a 2in. aneroid barometer set in a section of teak handrail inscribed Ex Herzogen Cecile / Wrecked 25th April 1936 Bolt Head, Devon - 8¼in. (21cm.) diameter.

Item Exported.

Sold for £744
Estimated at £400 - £600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
A collection of trans-Atlantic cable samples
comprising fourteen assorted types, some mounted and inscribed with dates between 1866 and 1900, together with five items of 'cableware' consisting of three paperweights and two pendants; together with a 2in. aneroid barometer set in a section of teak handrail inscribed Ex Herzogen Cecile / Wrecked 25th April 1936 Bolt Head, Devon - 8¼in. (21cm.) diameter.

Item Exported.