A model of the clipper ship Flying Cloud  20th century 36-1/2 x 11 x 24 in. (92.7 x 27.9 x 61 cm.) the model.

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Lot 2009W
A model of the clipper ship Flying Cloud
American, 20th century
36-1/2 x 11 x 24 in. (92.7 x 27.9 x 61 cm.) the model.

Sold for US$ 976 inc. premium
A model of the clipper ship Flying Cloud
American, 20th century
the hull built up in wood, with a copper painted bottom and black topsides fitted with chain plates; the deck in scored planking and detailed with anchors, bollards, capstan, bell, ladders, pin and fife rails, deck hatches, deck house, pump wheels, ship's boats (4) on coach roof and on davits, companionways, binnacle, ship's wheel, railings; rigged with a bowsprit and three masts with trees and tops, cross spars, standing and running rigging, and other details. 36-1/2 x 11 x 24 in. (92.7 x 27.9 x 61 cm.) the model.

Footnotes

  • The Flying Cloud was an American built clipper ship active between 1859- 1874. She was built by Donald McKay in East Boston, Massachusetts and owned by the Enoch Train of Boston and sold to Grinnell Munturn & Company of New York. She had principal dimensions of 235ft LOA x 40.8ft beam x 21.3ft draft and weighing 1,782 tons.
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