A collection of sterling silver yachting trophies - New York Yacht Club and other clubs
Lot 119
A collection of eight American sterling silver yachting trophies Mid-20th century
US$ 2,500 - 3,500
£1,600 - 2,200

Lot Details
A collection of eight American sterling silver yachting trophies
Mid-20th century
comprising: three New York Yacht Club trophies: including one Wallace 'Antique' tazza awarded first prize to "Thistle", June 1930; two Gorham, including one square bowl awarding three first place finishes for Universal Rule over 46 feet to "Thistle", 1948 and a 'Revere' bowl awarding two second place finishes for Cruising Sloops & Yawls under 40 feet to "Lara", 1949; four Sewanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club; including: two Gorham; one 'Revere' bowl, the Elihu Root Trophy, awarded to "Lara", September 1950; the other a small plate for the Championship Race first place trophy for 21 foot class to "Blue Angel"; one Reed & Barton small plate with enamelled flag for First Friday's Race, 1963; one Manchester tumbler with enamelled flag, Fall Regatta, first place, 1966; and one Bluehill Bay Yachts, International Silver small plate, First Prize, 'O' Boat Class, 1927.
Total weight approximately 118 oz troy.
5 x 10-1/4 in. (12.5 x 26 cm.) the largest (height x diameter).
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