A fine exhibition quality model of the Alfred Holt Line Machaon 1959
Built by GR Mitchell in 1976 to a scale of 1:256. Composite hull, painted black to the waterline and red below, with a pink boot top and four blade brass propeller. Laid timber and painted decks, with a white superstructure. Details include anchors, cable and windlass, cargo derricks and winches, ship's boats on davits, accommodation ladder. Mounted on posts in a glazed display case, together with a timber transit case. 29.5x9x10ins. (75x23x25cm)
- This model won the top award at the Model Engineering Exhibition in 1978.