A shipbuilders' half block model of the steamship "Isel Holme" British, circa 1899. the hull built up in lifts in ¼"=1' scale, and painted with a cream bottom and black topsides, carved and gilt wood female figurehead, and four bladed propeller, with gilt brass fittings including anchor and winch, ventilators, deck winches, stanchions, hand rails and Kelvin type binnacle, in glazed oak case with replaced back mirror. 109-½ in.(278.1 cm.) Length.

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Lot 26
A shipbuilders' half block model of the steamship "Isel Holme"
British, circa 1899. the hull built up in lifts in ¼"=1' scale, and painted with a cream bottom and black topsides, carved and gilt wood female figurehead, and four bladed propeller, with gilt brass fittings including anchor and winch, ventilators, deck winches, stanchions, hand rails and Kelvin type binnacle, in glazed oak case with replaced back mirror. 109-½ in.(278.1 cm.) Length.

Sold for US$ 9,455 inc. premium
A shipbuilders' half block model of the steamship "Isel Holme"
British, circa 1899.
the hull built up in lifts in ¼"=1' scale, and painted with a cream bottom and black topsides, carved and gilt wood female figurehead, and four bladed propeller, with gilt brass fittings including anchor and winch, ventilators, deck winches, stanchions, hand rails and Kelvin type binnacle, in glazed oak case with replaced back mirror.
109-½ in.(278.1 cm.) Length.

Footnotes

  • The Isel Holme was built by Joseph Thompson & Sons Ltd in 1899 she went into service on the North Atlantic run taking steel rails from Maryport to the St. Lawrence River, Quebec and Montreal and retuning with cargoes of grain and timber. In 1908 she was sold to the Nautilus Steam Company and renamed Myrtle Beach and in April 1918 she was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine with the loss of all crew.
A shipbuilders' half block model of the steamship "Isel Holme" British, circa 1899. the hull built up in lifts in ¼"=1' scale, and painted with a cream bottom and black topsides, carved and gilt wood female figurehead, and four bladed propeller, with gilt brass fittings including anchor and winch, ventilators, deck winches, stanchions, hand rails and Kelvin type binnacle, in glazed oak case with replaced back mirror. 109-½ in.(278.1 cm.) Length.
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