Wed, 29th Oct 2014 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Wizard)

 
  Lot 49
 

49

A SHELF MADE FROM TIMBER RECOVERED FROM QUEEN...

A SHELF MADE FROM TIMBER RECOVERED FROM QUEEN VICTORIA'S STATEROOM ABOARD THE ROYAL YACHT VICTORIA & ALBERT II
constructed in mahogany with shaped end-pieces and hanging rail under, with brass plaque engraved This Shelf is made from a Panel in / QUEEN VICTORIA'S BEDROOM / on board the "ROYAL YACHT VICTORIA and ALBERT" / which was broken up at Portsmouth / March 1904 -- 17½ x 36in. (44.5 x 91.5cm.)

A paddle yacht of 2,470 tons, she was launched in 1855 and in constant use until laid up in 1900 and replaced by the Victoria & Albert III.

Sold for £471
Estimated at £200 - £400

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Fine overall condition.

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 SHELF MADE FROM TIMBER RECOVERED FROM QUEEN VICTORIA'S STATEROOM ABOARD THE ROYAL YACHT VICTORIA & ALBERT II
constructed in mahogany with shaped end-pieces and hanging rail under, with brass plaque engraved This Shelf is made from a Panel in / QUEEN VICTORIA'S BEDROOM / on board the "ROYAL YACHT VICTORIA and ALBERT" / which was broken up at Portsmouth / March 1904 -- 17½ x 36in. (44.5 x 91.5cm.)

A paddle yacht of 2,470 tons, she was launched in 1855 and in constant use until laid up in 1900 and replaced by the Victoria & Albert III.