A scale model of the tug-boat Long Island 20th century 37 in. (94 cm.) length
Lot 38W
A scale model of the tug-boat Long Island
20th century 37 in. (94 cm.) length
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£2,400 - 3,600
Lot Details
A scale model of the tug-boat Long Island
American, 20th century
the hull in painted wood and modeled in 1/32 in.= 1 ft. scale, the hull with bottom painted brown, yellow waterline and black topsides, deck details include life rings, handrails, companionways, fender and ventilators, raised on two brass columns on a mahogany base.
37 in. (94 cm.) length

Footnotes

  • The insignia on the funnel identifies this tug as being part of the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Long Island would have been employed to tow barges owned by the PRR to either transport coal or railroad cars which could be rolled on and off.
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