An Important Private Maritime Collection
Including Maritime Paintings and Shipbuilders' Models

14 Apr 2010, starting at 13:00 EDT .

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A brass sextant British, late 19th century with silvered inset scale and vernier, two sets of colored filters and horizon mirror. 6 in.(15 cm.)radius of sextant.

A 6-1/4 in. diameter star globe Russian, dated 1970 the sphere with applied printed gores with the constellations, with brass meridian rings and mounts, within a wooden case with hinged lid. 10 x 9-½ x 10 in.(25.5 x 24 x 25.5 cm.) boxed.

An early plate for the Boston Mail Steamship Company Sevres Porcelain (French, circa 1841) [later Cunard Line], a luncheon plate in the brown service representing the Ladies Cabin, with the mark of Sevres Porcelain Opaque Edwards Boston Mail. 9 in.(23 cm.) diameter.

A Poor Jack ceramic bowl, British, 19th century a creamware transfer printed soup plate depicting "Poor Jack" with two figures and a ship. 4 x 9 in.(10 x 23 cm.)

A small ship's engine telegraph J.W. Wray & Co, Liverpool Ltd; Liverpool & London (British, early 20th century) with a cylindrical tapering base supporting a round dual handled signal with glass face plates marked with engine directions and speeds. Signed on the face. 42 in.(107 cm.) height.

A fine miniature model of the clipper ship "Red Jacket", probably sailor made, with a carved hull, painted with a red bottom and black topsides, bowsprit and three masts with standing and some running rigging.

A 5-1/2 in. brass presentation Chelsea Clock Chelsea Clock Co. (American, circa 1917) a Chelsea Ship's strike with a 5-1/2 in. face with regular numbers, Presented for the Inter Yacht Club Trap Shooting contest in 1917. Won by New Rochelle Yacht Club presented by Yachting (Magazine). Inscribed on the base Team A.L. Burns, A. Bennett, P. Granbery, J.N. McLoughlin, F.W. Howard, Stuart Scott, J.P. Donovan. 8-3/4 x 8in (22 x 20 cm.)

A wall mounted stick barometer J. Hicks (British, late 19th century) with double adjustable vernier knobs, double scale, thermometer, and other details. In an architectural oak case, signed J.Hicks/Hatton Garden/London. 41 in.(104 cm.) height.

A sailor-made diorama of a British ship-of-the-line British, late 19th century the waterline model of a ship-of the-line, well detailed and rigged with three masts, on modeled sea with a side-wheel steamer and four sailing yachts, displayed within mirror-backed mahogany case with glass front, and flanked by turned columns, on four bun feet. 20 x 20 x 9-1/2 in. (51 x 51 x 24 cm.) cased.

A model of a 74-gun ship-of-the-line, 19th century With copper sheathed hull, three masts with standing and running riggings, deck with capstan, belaying rails and cannon on carriages. Displayed on a simple wood cradle.

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