Tue, 8th Nov 2016 12:00

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

 
  Lot 80
 

80

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A COLLECTION OF EARLY 19TH CENTURY BALEEN, LEAD AND TWINE BO'SUN'S 'STARTERS'
comprising four examples with twisted baleen shafts with twine-covered lead ends, the largest -- 13in. (33cm.); together with a brass-ended wooden truncheon and small wooden fid
(6)

Sold for £496
Estimated at £300 - £500

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
condition commensurate with age, but good overall.

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.

 
Ø
A COLLECTION OF EARLY 19TH CENTURY BALEEN, LEAD AND TWINE BO'SUN'S 'STARTERS'
comprising four examples with twisted baleen shafts with twine-covered lead ends, the largest -- 13in. (33cm.); together with a brass-ended wooden truncheon and small wooden fid
(6)