A diorama "Bound for the High Seas" of the steam coaster "Cordene". by Robert H Mouat (British, 20th century) the models, in 1/6 in.=1 ft. scale, of the coaster being led out to sea by the steam tug "Sun V", set in in a modeled and painted sea, the hull weathered and well detailed with deck houses, port holes, boats on davits, ladders, railings, and other details. Displayed in a brass framed glass case with a mahogany base. 26-½ x 9 x 10 in.(67 x 23 x 25 cm.) cased.
Lot 469
A diorama "Bound for the High Seas" of the steam coaster Cordene
26-1/2 x 9 x 10 in.(67 x 23 x 25 cm.) cased.
Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium
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A diorama "Bound for the High Seas" of the steam coaster Cordene
Robert H. Mouat (British, 20th century)
the models, in 1/6 in.=1 ft. scale, of the coaster being led out to sea by the steam tug "Sun V", set in in a modeled and painted sea, the hull weathered and well detailed with deck houses, port holes, boats on davits, ladders, railings, and other details. Displayed in a brass framed glass case with a mahogany base.
26-1/2 x 9 x 10 in.(67 x 23 x 25 cm.) cased.

Footnotes

  • The steam coaster "Cordene" was built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson for William Corry & Sons in 1924. As one the the largest steam colliers in British service, the 284-foot "Cordene" traded between British coal ports of Newcastle, Swansea and the Biscayne ports of La Rochelle, la Pallice and Santander.
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