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'FLOOR PLAN OF SHIP No.253': A ¼IN:1FT SCALE PROFILE LINE DRAWING FOR THE ARDMORE, BY BARCLAY, CURLE & CO., 1875 ink on conjoined sheets, inscribed to top as per title, lines, plating numbers, finely detailed figurehead, broadside, stern and keel profiles within inked border (rolled; right edge ragged) -- 21½ x 75in. (54.5 x 190.5cm.) Footnote: This 1149 ton full-rigged iron ship was wrecked on Alceste...

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THE SHIPBUILDER'S PROFILE PLANS FOR THE IRON BARQUE ANTOFAGASTA, WILLIAM DOXFORD & SONS, 1875 delicately tinted profiles for rigging, masts, internal arrangement and deck, inscribed No. 66 Antofagasta within an outlined frame with decorative corners -- 28½ x 31½in. (72.5 x 80cm.) Footnote: An iron barque of 709 tons, Antofagasta was built by Doxfords for Tomlinson, Hodgetts & Co., London, in 1875,...

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‘THE NEW SEAMAN'S GUIDE AND COASTER'S COMPANION’ published by C. Wilson at the Navigation Warehouse, London, 1840, frontispiece engraved with lighthouse, lightships and beacons, 440 pages including tables, distances, directions etc. over four parts, owner's autograph inscription to covers John Murrish his book, Newlyn/John Murrish St. Ives, bound in sailcloth and contained within contemporary wooden...

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A BUILDER’S HALF-BLOCK MODEL FOR AN AUXILIARY IRON BARQUE, ATTRIBUTED TO RUSSELL & CO., PORT GLASGOW, CIRCA 1860 carved from ½in. yellow laminated pine with ebonised topsides, lined rudder and boxwood stringing along bulwark and stern, mounted on a wooden display board with contrasting yew wood veneer above the waterline, the reverse with obscured stamp reading SS …ia – 13 x 65in. (33 x 165cm.) Footnote:...

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Ø A GROUP OF 19TH CENTURY SAILORWORK COLLECTABLES comprising a set of whalebone dominoes in a plain wooden box with sliding lid -- 6½ x 8½in.(16.5 x 21.5cm.) picture model diorama of the trading barque Devon; a polychrome knotwork bell sally; and a ropework shackle and lock; and a clear glass Nailsea salt engraved to Will Ward circa 1860 (5)

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LESLEY ARTHUR WILCOX (BRITISH, 1904-1982) Safe harbour; Anti-fouling on a Cornish beach Oil on canvas board Signed 'L.A. Wilcox' (lower left); together with a small watercolour of a frigate action by the same hand 19¼ x 23¼in. (49 x 59cm.) (2)

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A 19TH CENTURY SHIP MODEL DISPLAY CASE with loose glass top and mirrored base; internal measurements -- 9 x 16 x 6in. (23 x 40.5 x 15cm.)

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AN INTERESTING BUILDER’S HALF-BLOCK MODEL FOR THE COMPOSITE TEA CLIPPER MAITLAND BUILT FOR JOHN KELSO BY WILLIAM PILE, SUNDERLAND, 1865 the 48in. hull carved from 1in. laminated pine and lined with bracing and plating marks numbered below gunwale, plain lacquered deck mounted on wooden display board with specification plate; overall measurements -- 12 x 58in. (30.5 x 147cm.) Provenance: Monkwearmouth...

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ERIC TUFNELL (BRITISH, 1888-1979) The China tea clipper ‘Sir Lancelot’ Watercolour Signed ‘E. Tufnell’ (lower right) and inscribed with title (lower left) 14¼ x 20¾in. (36 x 52.5cm.) Footnote: Provenance: Parker Gallery

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J. HALL (BRITISH, 19-20TH CENTURY) Clipper ‘Miltiades’ - Aberdeen White Star Line, John Wilson Master Watercolour 18½ x 26¾in. (47 x 68cm.)

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A DETAILED STATIC DISPLAY MODEL OF THE CLIPPER SHIP CORIOLANUS [1876] modelled by E.V. Fry, circa 1968, with the 21in. carved hull finished in red and black with gold lining, lined paper decks with detailed wood and metal fittings as appropriate, four fitted open boats, the aft pair flanking chicken coop, glazed saloon light with seats and steering gear with binnacle compass; painted stepped masts,...

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A RARE FIGUREHEAD MAQUETTE FOR THE CLIPPER SHIP ABERGELDIE BUILT BY JOHN DUTHIE, SONS & CO., ABERDEEN, 1869 in the form of a 34in. high full-length highland clansman, wearing a tam o’shanter and tartans with sporran and holding a claymore handle, depicted stepping forward on a plinth base -- 53in. (134.5cm.) high overall Footnote: The full-rigged Abergeldie was built in Aberdeen by Messrs. Duthie...

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AN EXCEPTIONAL 1:64 SCALE STATIC DISPLAY MODEL OF THE CLIPPER LOCH ETIVE, BUILT AT GLASGOW, 1877 modelled by Captain D. Fraser, circa 1910, with carved and painted 34in. hull, scored lacquered decks complete with fittings including deck rails, boomkins, catheads with wooden anchors, davits, capstan with silver chain, ship’s bell, navigation maps, companionways, covered hatches, chicken coop, deck...

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A FINE BUILDER’S HALF-BLOCK MODEL FOR THE BARQUE GEORGETOWN BUILT FOR CAVAN BROTHERS, LONDON BY ROBERT THOMPSON, SUNDERLAND, 1858 the 36in. hull carved from 1in. laminated wood with contrasting gunwale and gun ports, with gilt paper decorative stern with finely carved figurehead with foliate gilt work to bow and stern, mounted on wooden display base with specification plate, overall measurements --...

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R.P. NASH (BRITISH, LATE 20TH CENTURY) ‘Craig Isla’ Watercolour Signed lower right 14 x 19½in. (35.5 x 49.5cm.); together with another of the wooden barque Candidate, unsigned (2)

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AN IMPRESSIVE 19TH-CENTURY DOCKYARD-TYPE MODEL FOR A THREE-MASTER IDENTIFIED AS THE NEGRISUOLA, 1873 the hull carved from the solid and hollowed throughout, with carved black female figurehead finished in polychrome, scored, varnished decks with fittings including working anchor winch with chain, companionways, cookhouse with chimneys, covered hatch, sail winches, bilge pump, rank of fire buckets,...

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AN AMERICAN SHIP'S LOG FOR THE MARTHA, 1834 sailing from Canton to Boston, January-May 1834, probably written by Captain Philip Dumaresq who was active aboard during this period, 111pp commencing 'Wednesday Jany 15 1834 At 8am weighing anchor at Whampoa - make all sail down the [Pearl] River to a moderate Brize from the Eastward ... from which I take my departure' hoping to reach Boston by 1 May and...

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A BUILDER’S HALF-BLOCK MODEL OF THE BARQUE TREVANION BUILT FOR BARRAS & CO., LONDON, BY J.H. WATSON, SUNDERLAND, 1869 the 36in. hull carved from 1in. yellow pine with stained plain deck and rudder, hollowed out with plain pine cover – 7¾ x 38in. (20 x 96.5cm.) Footnote: Provenance: Monkwearmouth Historical Society, deaccessioned 2017

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A BUILDER’S HALF-BLOCK MODEL FOR THE BARQUE PEACE BUILT FOR MEAR & SON BY CARR OF SUNDERLAND, 1870 the 33in. hull carved from ¾in. laminated yellow pine with contrasting topsides and hollowed out with pine cover board, anchor strake, brass lined porthole inscribed to main deck PEACE in ink -- 7 x 34in. (18 x 86.5cm.) overall Footnote: Provenance: Monkwearmouth Historical Society, deaccessioned 2017

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JOSEPH HONORÉ MAXIME PELLEGRIN (FRENCH, 1793-1869) 'Le Solide' off Marseilles, 1862 Signed, inscribed and dated 'H Pellegrin à Marseilles 1862' (lower right) Gouache 14¾ x 16in. (37.5 x 41in.)

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THOMAS BUSH HARDY (BRITISH, 1842-1897) Mouth of Boulogne Harbour Watercolour Signed and inscribed ‘T.B. Hardy 1879’ (lower right) with title 12¼ x 19in. (31 x 48cm.) together with; A ruined castle on a headline, watercolour after Hardy (2)

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GEORGE STANFIELD WALTERS (BRITISH, 1838-1924) A fishing boat returning to port Watercolour Signed ‘G.S. Walters’ (lower left) 9 x 13in. (22½ x 33cm.)

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ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS MILES RICHARDSON JR (BRITISH, 1813-1890) Sorting fish, Northumberland Watercolour Bears monogram ‘T.M.R.’ (lower right) 16 x 23¼in. (40.5 x 59cm.)

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LONDON BRIDGES after William Westall, engraved by J. Baily, C. Bentley & R.G. Reeve and comprising views of Suffolk Bridge; Waterloo Bridge; and Hammersmith Bridge, set of three aquatints published 1828, each -- 8¾ x 11in. (22.5 x 28cm.) (3)

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JAMES WEBB (BRITISH, 1825-1895) Luggers off a jetty Oil on canvas Signed and dated ‘J Webb 58’ (lower left, on spar) 20 x 36in. (51 x 91.5cm.) Footnote: Provenance: Christie’s, South Kensington, 21st May 2003 (9631), lot 602

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A 19TH CENTURY MODEL FOR A GAFF-RIGGED PILOT CUTTER OF CIRCA 1820 the hull carved from the solid with scored deck, wood and metal fittings including metal anchors with chains, hawse pipe and winch, deck lights, companionways, tiller, two boats sprung out on davits, stepped wooden mast with spacer, standing and running rigging with sheathed blocks and tackle, loosely mounted on wooden display base...

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JAMES PRIOR: 'NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE IN THE INDIAN SEAS IN THE NISUS FRIGATE, TO THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE... ...and Seychelles; to Madras and the Isles of Java... during the years 1810 and 1811', folding engraved map after W.M. Cobb and three engraved plates, some foxing, London for Richard Phillips [1810]; bound with R.P. Forster's A Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the Discovery...

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JOHN SELLER: 'PRACTICAL NAVIGATION', CIRCA 1683 seven engraved illustrations in the text, five folding woodcut diagrams, four woodcut illustrations and numerous diagrams, lacks numerous leaves of text, contemporary blind-stamped calf, head of spine a little worn, 4to, [London, c1683] Sold not subject to return Footnote: The tables of latitude and longitude (and vice versa) contain numerous place...

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A VICTORIAN IRISH SILVER YACHTING TROPHY marks of John Smyth, Dublin, 1859, the cup embossed and chased with foliate, laurel and rocaille decoration with, reverse, a yacht race, and, obverse, engraved with the badge of the “Shannon Yatch Club” [sic] and dated 1859, handles designed as dolphins, cover finial designed as a sailor with pennant -- 13in. (33cm.) high; 1327 grams

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A COLLECTION OF 10 X 12IN. PHOTOGRAPHIC GLASS NEGATIVES ATTRIBUTED TO KIRK OF COWES, CIRCA 1910 approximately 65 plates, depicting mainly yachting scenes including views of Shamrock, White Heather, the R.Y. Victoria & Albert, Britannia and others, contained within an original greaseproof wrapper with inscriptions and several signed for Kirk, contained in hard-backed envelopes with name and negative...

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STEVEN J. RENARD (BRITSH, B. 1947) ‘Westward’ leading ‘Lulworth’ with ‘Britannia’ and ‘Cambria’ off Hunter’s Quay; ‘Vigilant’ and ‘Britannia’ on the Solent, 1894 Oil on board Each signed ‘Renard’ (lower right); artist titles to reverse 7¾ x 9¾in. (19.5 x 24.8cm.) (2, a pair)

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A FINELY CARVED YACHT'S TILLER FROM THE PETREL R.Y.S, CIRCA 1852 with square section by rudder head with three inset brass banners, the top inscribed as per title, carved castle motif on three sides, and finely observed rope work shaft terminating in a brass cuff and Turk's head knot -- 107in. (272cm.) Footnote: In the long and decidedly glamorous history of the Royal Yacht Squadron, there were several...

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DAVID BRACKMAN (BRITISH, 1932-2008) ‘White Heather’ off Cowes, Isle of Wight, circa 1910 Oil on canvas Signed and dated ‘David Brackman 00’ Provenance: Via Audrey Hinks at Galerie Marin, the artist's agents. 23 x 35in. (58.5 x 89cm.) Footnote: White Heather, one of the classic ’23 metre’ creations, was designed by William Fife (Jnr.) and built in his yard at Fairlie in 1907. An impressive cutter...

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A FINE 19TH CENTURY NICKEL-PLATED GIMBALLED CANDLE LAMP heavily constructed with sprung removable candle chamber, decorative bulkhead bracket, socket and white glass shade -- 12¼in. (31cm.) high overall

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A RARE 19TH CENTURY RUDDER CAP FROM THE YACHT JILT heavily cast in brass, the top engraved with a device of a waterman holding a globe and anchor within a garter inscribed ‘TUTUS IN UNDIS’ (‘Safe in the water’) with yacht's name inscribed to front, with square sections to receive tiller and screw holes to sides -- 4½ x 5½in. (11.5 x 14cm.) Footnote: The Bridsons of Bolton, Lancashire and Windermere,...

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A HALF BLOCK MODEL FOR THE RACING YACHT COQUETTE, DESIGNED BY CHARLES NICHOLSON FOR E. JESSOP AND ORIGINALLY BUILT BY CAMPER AND NICHOLSON, 1891 carved from laminated yellow pine with rudder mounted on display board with ink inscription behind -- 10½ x 35½in. (27 x 90cm.)

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AN ATTRACTIVE MARINE-THEMED CRUET SET BY THOMAS HARWOOD & SON, CIRCA 1871 the oak basket with plated metal bottle compartment containing complete set of glass bottles modelled as coopered barrels with plated lids and stoppers where appropriate, and central ropework carry handle, stamped to the front with registered design diamond mark for 1871 to front and maker’s marks to rear – 8½ x 10in. (21.5...

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HERBERT WALTER OAKE (BRITISH, 1888-1938) ‘Susanne’ racing off Cowes Watercolour Signed with initials ‘H.W.O’ (lower right) 12½ x 20in. (32 x 51cm.)

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AN ATTRACTIVE GAFF-RIGGED POND YACHT, CIRCA 1910 the framed, planked and pinned hull with substantial lead keel, plain deck with simulated deck lights and companionway, mast step, securing rings, pinned rudder and drain hole etc. -- 10 x 46in. (25 x 117cm.); together with its set of masts, spars, sails and rigging

£600 - £800

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A NOVELTY MARINE CIGAR CUTTER, CIRCA 1900 modelled as eight-spoke ship’s helm on steering gear acting on circular cutter action with cigar recess to top -- 8¼in. (21cm.) high

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A FINE AND LARGE GILT, BRASS AND AGATE SHIP’S WHEEL DESK BAROMETER, ATTRIBUTED TO BETJEMANN & SONS, CIRCA 1870 unsigned, with 4in. silvered dial with curved bar thermometer contained within gilt hub with indicator actioned by nine-spoke helm with agate handles, mounted on oval agate base with gilt brass rope trim -- overall 14½ x 12in. (37 x 30.5cm.)

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A NOVELTY DESK CLOCK, CIRCA 1930 modelled in the form of a ship’s bridge telegraph with 2in. white-painted clock dial signed to centre Mercedes/made in Germany, with rear wind to clockwork movement loosely contained in wooden brass plinth base -- 9in. (23cm.) high

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AN ATTRACTIVE ROLLED SET OF ‘WOLFF’S PATENT’ YACHTING SIGNAL FLAGS, CIRCA 1902 in brown canvas cover, the interior inscribed CODE OF SIGNALS, containing numbered linen pockets flanking instructions, each with furled 16 x 12in. cotton signal flag as appropriate and pocket containing 1942 edition of ‘Brown’s Signal Flags’, the top with securing lanyards -- 38in. (96.5cm.) high overall

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AN ATTRACTIVE COLLAPSIBLE NAUTICAL OAK CHAIR, CIRCA 1890 the seat with leg sliders under, secured by intricately carved seat back with pegs behind -- 37in. (94cm.) high

£300 - £500

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A LATE 19TH CENTURY BRASS RUDDER YOKE in the form of two opposing anchors, the shackles holding the sheaths -- 21in. (53.5cm.) wide

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A PRESENTATION SILVER MODEL ROWING SCULL, CIRCA 1860 the squared section shaft inscribed ‘Milford, July, 1860, Amateur / Edwin Cousins, Second stroke’ with London hallmark for 1860 -- 9¾in. (25cm.); 56g

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A PRESENTATION OXFORD COLLEGE ROWING EIGHT RUDDER presented to G.D. Freemantle of Balliol College, 1936, list includes names and weights with polychrome shields, steel binding, steering yoke -- 14 x 18in. (35.5 x 46cm.); together with another for Henley Royal Regatta, 1935, also presented to G.D. Freemantle (Cox) (2)

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LEONARD JOHN PEARCE (BRITSH, CIRCA 1985) The training ship 'Marine Society’ (ex-'Beatty') heaving-to in the Thames in circa 1786 Oil on canvas Signed and dated ‘L.J. Pearce 1985’ (lower left) 19¾ x 29¾in. (50 x 75.5cm.) Provenance: The Marine Society & Sea Cadets Footnote: Founded in 1756 as the world’s first charity for seafarers, the Marine Society also prepared boys for a career at sea. To this...

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