Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

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

 
  Lot 140
 

140

THE OXFORD CAPTAIN'S WINNING BLADE FROM THE 1865 OXFORD & CAMBRIDGE BOAT RACE

Sold for £1,984
Estimated at £400 - £600

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


 

THE OXFORD CAPTAIN'S WINNING BLADE FROM THE 1865 OXFORD & CAMBRIDGE BOAT RACE

constructed from wood and painted and inscribed with the crew’s names, colleges and weights, with leather locator and stamped for position number 5 for Allan Morrison – 148in. (376cm.) long; together with a photograph triptych of the 1865 crew inscribed and dated as appropriate, the photos 7 x 6in.; and crew photographs for 1865 with manuscript names behind; and the 1865 6 x 6in. winning silk pennant with fringe edging, painted with the college arms and inscribed in gilt to A. Morrison, Captain, contained within section of later folding glazed display case -- 17 x 9.5in. (43 x 24cm.)

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Provenance: Allan Morrison and thence by descent.

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