A large contemporary model of HMS "Vengeance" 1824 91.5x31x85.7in(233x79x218cm) Model 72x22x54in(183x56x137cm)
Lot 141W
A large contemporary model of HMS Vengeance, 1824 91.5x31x85.7in (233x79x218cm) Model 72x22x54in (183x56x137cm)
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,155) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A large contemporary model of HMS Vengeance, 1824
Hull from timber, plank on frame, painted black/white to the waterline and maroon below. Two rows of gun ports with lifting lids, turned wooden cannon on carriages. Infilled beak head and painted stern and quarter decoration. Cream painted decks with ship's boats on skids and slung on quarter davits. Wooden spars and detailed running and standing rigging. In a large glazed display case. 91.5x31x85.7in (233x79x218cm) Model 72x22x54in (183x56x137cm)

Footnotes

  • HMS Vengeance was a Canopus class, 84 gun ship of the line. Built at Pembroke Dock, she served in the Mediterranean and in the Crimea, taking part in the bombardment of Odessa and the Battle of Alma. Converted to a receiving ship at Devonport in 1861, she was sold out of the Navy in 1897.
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