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A QUANTITY OF MARITIME REFERENCE WORKS approximately 30 including Lloyd's Yacht Registers 1898, 1908 and 1927; Jane's Fighting Ships 1906 (reprint), 1939-1942 and 1957-59 inc.; The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History vols 1-4; the DNB in two micro-printed volumes with slipcase and magnifying glass; and an assorted quantity of marine sale catalogues for various auction houses and years, list available...

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A 1970S SCALE MODEL FOR A DUG-OUT CANOE the 33in. hull carved from the solid with sliding panels to stern, mounted on blue display base and contained within laminated wooden display case numbered H169 -- 37½in. (95cm.) wide Provenance: Believed to have been deaccessioned from the Portsmouth Museum.

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AFTER SERRES Limehouse Reach Hand-coloured etching in verre églomisé mount Unsigned but titled 'Limehouse Reach' (lower centre) 11 x 15in. (28 x 38cm.) Condition report: Large crack across the middle of the painting some time staining comensurate with age.

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JAMES MCBEY (BRITISH, 1883-1959) The Thames Barge Race, the start, 1935; The Thames Barge Race, the 'Sara' winning, 1935; Burnham-on-Crouch, 1921 Etching All signed Largest 8 x 15in. (20 x 38cm.) (3)

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WILLIAM STEPHEN TOMKIN (BRITISH, 1861-1940) A hay barge approaching the Thames Estuary Watercolour Signed and dated ‘W.S. Tomkin 1910’ (lower right); together with W.M. Birchall, watercolour of London barges signed and inscribed The Fishers/ W.M.Birchall (lower left), 5 x 7in. (12.5 x 17.5cm.); and a small watercolour of a steam merchantman by Richmond Markes, initialled 'R.M.' (lower left), 5 x 6¾in....

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WILLIAM CALCOTT KNELL (BRITISH, 1830-1880) Thames estuary scene at sunset Signed and dated ‘W. Calcott Knell/1864’ (lower left) Oil on canvas 8 x 13½in. (20.5 x 34cm.) Condition report: Relined possibly with repeated insciption on reverse. Minor retouching to sky

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H. FULLER (ENGLISH, EARLY 20TH CENTURY) Beached sailing barges at low tide on the upper Thames Watercolour Both signed 'H. Fuller' (lower left) 15 x 19¾in. (38 x 50cm.) (2) Condition report: Good overall condition.

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JAMES MCBEY (BRITISH, 1883-1959) Thames barges at Mistley, Essex Watercolour over pen and ink Signed, inscribed and dated 'McBey Mistley, 5th September 1922' 9½ x 12in. (24 x 30.5cm.) Condition report: Good overall condition.

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FREDERICK JAMES ALDRIDGE (BRITISH, 1850-1933) In Seaford Bay – trawlers off Seven Sisters Watercolour Signed ‘F.J. Aldridge’ (lower right) 9½ x 13¾in. (24 x 35cm.) Condition report: Fine overall condition

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ALBERT ERNEST MARKES (BRITISH, 1865-1901) A Dutch bouyer unloading a catch Watercolour heightened with bodycolour Signed 'Albert' (lower left) 11 x 18½in. (28 x 47cm.) Condition report: Time stained.

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WILLIAM MINSHALL BIRCHALL (BRITISH, 1884-1941) Tramp and trawler Watercolour Signed ‘W.M. Birchall’ (lower left) and inscribed with title 5 x 6¾in. (13 x 17cm.)

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WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE (BRITISH, 1851-1931) The wind falls light Etching Signed in pencil 5½ x 7in. (14 x 17.5cm.); together with another two by the same hand Cuckold's Point & Limehouse: The Lower Pool etching proof and Mooring the barge, signed in pencil (3)

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WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE (BRITISH, 1851-1931) Showery Day, Greenwich Reach; Square-rigged ships anchored off Dartmouth Monochrome watercolour on card The first signed 'William Wyllie' (lower left) and inscribed with title First: 8¾ x 13in. (22 x 33cm.); Second 7½ x 13½in. (19 x 34cm.) (2) Condition report: Foxing, need to be cleaned.

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ENGLISH PRIMITIVE SCHOOL, CIRCA 1890 The sprit sail barge 'Annie' Oil on card 21½ x 31½in. (54.5 x 80cm.) Condition report: Distressed, several splits to the edging of card. Some paint seperation to sails.

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THOMAS MARIE MADAWASKA HEMY (BRITISH, 1852-1937) Fishing boats, Peel Harbour, Isle of Man Watercolour Signed and dated 'Thomas M. Hemy 1876' (lower left) 20½ x 29½in. (52 x 75cm.) Condition report: Very good overall condtion

£1,000 - £1,500

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A HALF-BLOCK MODEL, PROBABLY FOR A FISHING LUGGER, CIRCA 1880 carved from 1in. laminated pine painted in green and black, mounted on a wooden backing board -- 11 x 35in. (28 x 89cm.)

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TOM WHITEHEAD (BRITISH, 1886-1959) Brixham Harbour Watercolour Signed and dated 'Tom Whitehead, 1924' 13½ x 19½in. (34.5 x 49.5cm.) Condition report: Fine overall condition.

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ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE STANFIELD WALTERS (BRITISH, 1838-1924) A square rigger being tugged up the Thames Watercolour with scratching out 12¾ x 9in. (32.5 x 23cm.); together with three others comprising estuary scene by R. Malcolm Lloyd; Brixham Harbour by J.H. Uphill and an abandoned hulk by Albert Strange (4)

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ENGLISH PIERHEAD SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY 'Lizzie Ellen' of Cardigan Watercolour and gouache Inscribed with title (lower middle) 13 x 18¾in. (33 x 47.5cm.) Footnote: Lizzie Ellen, a schooner of 114 tons, was built in 1874 and registered in Cardigan. She was sailing from Jersey to Newport with a cargo of scrap iron when, on 28 June 1917, she was sunk by UC-65 46 miles south of Start Point, Devon.

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JAMES ORROCK (BRITISH, 1829-1913) Hay barge off Maldon Watercolour heightened with bodycolour Signed and dated 'J. Orrock 1904' and inscribed 'Maldon' (lower left) 11½ x 23¾in. (29 x 60cm.) Condition report: Good overall condition

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BERNARD FINNEGAN GRIBBLE (BRITISH, 1873-1962) A topsail schooner in the Carrick Roads, Cornwall Oil on canvas Signed 'B Gribble' (lower left) 14½ x 20½in. (37 x 52cm.) Condition report: cleaned and relined.

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CIRCLE OF WILLIAM CALLOW (BRITISH, 1812–1908) Fishing boats at a harbour entrance Oil on canvas 11½ x 19½in. (29 x 49.5cm.) Condition report: Relined 1980s, scattered retouching throughout.

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CHARLES EDWARD DIXON (BRITISH, 1872–1934) A windbagger in rough seas Watercolour heightened with body colour Signed and dated 'Charles Dixon 1924' (lower left) 18 x 15in. (46 x 38cm.) Condition report: Good overall condition

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‘DECK PLAN OF SHIP No. 253': A ¼IN:1FT SCALE PROFILE WATERCOLOUR LINE DRAWING FOR THE ARDMORE, BY BARCLAY, CURLE & CO., 1875 conjoined sheets, inscribed to top as per title, midship section at ½in.:1ft, lines, plating numbers, finely detailed figurehead, broadside, stern and keel profiles within inked border (rolled; right edge ragged) -- 26 x 80in. (66 x 203.5cm.)

£400 - £600

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A WELL-PRESENTED SAILOR-MADE WATERLINE MODEL OF THE SOLWAY FIRTH LIGHTSHIP SELKER, CIRCA 1890 the 11in. hull carved from the solid, finished in red with vessel's name in white, scored wooden deck with simple fittings including tiller, ventilators, fitted boats in wire davits, deckhouse, winch etc., the red-painted mast with lamp, standing and running rigging and Trinity House flag, mounted on a polychrome...

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ENGLISH PRIMITIVE SCHOOL, LATE 19TH CENTURY The barque 'Trafalgar' passing a light ship Oil on card 14 x 18in. (35.5 x 46cm.) Condition report: Good overall condition.

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A 7IN. RADIUS VERNIER SEXTANT BY P. CAMERON, GLASGOW, CIRCA 1870 brass ladder frame signed as per title with inset silvered scale divided to 140°, vernier with magnifier, braced index arm, seven shades, two mirrors, ebony handle, contained within fitted keystone box with three sighting tubes, pencil inscription inside lid reading Capn Cunningham late Maggie Douglas now Eve -- 13in. (33cm.) wide; together...

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A FINE AND LARGE BRASS OIL LAMP FROM TRINITY HOUSE LIGHT VESSEL 94 BY ROB. MOORE & NEILL, GLASGOW, CARDIFF & LONDON, CIRCA 1939 the domed top with carry handle and maker's plate signed as per title, a further plate inscribed L.V.94, clear bevelled glass front and side panels, the right with hinged access to double burner assembly with oil reservoir, with polished crinkle-lined reflector -- 17 x 12in....

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WILLIAM MINSHALL BIRCHALL (BRITISH, 1884-1941) An incoming voyager; A Toiler of the Deep Watercolour and gouache Both signed and dated ‘W.M. Birchall 1926’ (lower left) 7½ x 5in. (19 x 12.5cm.) (2, a pair) Condition report: Fine overall condition

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HORACE X. BROWNE, BRITISH 19TH/20TH CENTURY A full-rigged merchantman underway Watercolour and gouache Signed and dated 'Horace X. Browne / 10/96' (lower right) 19½ x 13½in. (49.5 x 34.5cm.); together with another of a cutter yacht entitled Winfread Leading, signed 'J.H. West' (lower right), 11¾ x 8½in. (30 x 21.5cm.) (2) Condition report: Mild scuffing, signature obliterated and rewritten in.

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A BUILDER’S HALF-BLOCK MODEL FOR THE SCHOONER BARNARD CASTLE, 1838 the 30in. hull carved from 1in. laminated yellow pine, with stained deck mounted on wooden display board with specification plate, overall measurements – 11 x 44in. (28 x 111.5cm.) Provenance: Monkwearmouth Historical Society, deaccessioned 2017 Condition report: Display board later.

£600 - £800

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WILLIAM MINSHALL BIRCHALL (BRITISH, 1884-1941) Down channel with a good breeze; At the mouth of the Thames, war time Watercolour Both signed 'W.M. Birchall' (lower left); dated 1922, 1918; together with artist's titles Larger: 10 x 13¾in. (25.5 x 35cm.) (2)

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WILLIAM MINSHALL BIRCHALL (BRITISH, 1884-1941) The Highway of the Nations; Early morn - on the Dogger Bank Watercolour and gouache Signed ‘W.M. Birchall 1922’ and titled (lower left) 10 x 14in. (25.3 x 35.5cm.) (2, a pair)

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WILLIAM MINSHALL BIRCHALL (BRITISH, 1884-1941) An incoming voyager Watercolour and gouache Signed and dated ‘An incoming voyager/W.M. Birchall -1926’ (lower left) 14 x 20½in. (35.5 x 52cm.) Condition report: Fine overall condition.

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A BUILDER’S HALF-BLOCK MODEL FOR THE SCHOONER HALLS, 1830 the 22in. hull carved and laminated, finished in dark red below the waterline with ebonised topsides with simulated gun ports and stained deck, mounted on display board with specification plate, overall measurements -- 8 x 32in. (20.5 x 81.5cm.) Provenance: Monkwearmouth Historical Society, deaccessioned 2017 Condition report: Display board...

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Ø A 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN SAILORWORK WHALEBONE WALKING STICK the whalebone tapering shaft with spiral and crosshatch carving to scrimshaw decorated walrus tusk handle monogrammed WO and 1866 LDN, the top with bust-length portrait inscribed Liberty, the sides with eagle’s head profile -- 35in. (89cm.) long

£300 - £500

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Ø A 19TH CENTURY SAILORWORK WHALEBONE WALKING STICK the plain tapering shaft with spiral and barley twist carving, marine ivory handle with vesta strike to top – 34½in. (87.5cm.) long

£150 - £250

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Ø A 19TH CENTURY SAILORWORK WHALEBONE SWAGGER STICK the tapering whalebone shaft with five contrasting worked sections, terminating in a Turk’s head knot handle – 25½in. (65cm.) long

£200 - £300

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Ø A 19TH CENTURY MARINE IVORY AND SAMPLE WOOD WALKING STICK the tapering shaft built up in contrasting segments to turned marine ivory knob handle -- 39in. (99cm.) long

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A SAILOR’S ‘GOING ASHORE’ STICK, CIRCA 1900 the plain tapering wooden shaft and handle carved as the head of a bearded Jack Tar -- 36in. (91.5cm.) overall

£100 - £150

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Ø A 19TH CENTURY SAILORWORK WHALEBONE WALKING STICK the plain tapering shaft with carved upper work and faceted marine ivory handle – 36½in. (93cm.) long

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Ø A 19TH CENTURY SAILORWORK WHALEBONE WALKING STICK the plain tapering shaft to marine ivory handle carved with the head of Bacchus, the hair comprising grapes and vine leaves – 30½in. (77.5cm.) long

£150 - £250

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Ø AN AMERICAN 19TH CENTURY SAILORWORK MARINE IVORY AND WOOD WALKING STICK with plain wooden shaft with contrasting ivory and wood sections by eagle’s head handle -- 32½in. (82.5cm.) high Condition report: beak tip chipped

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Ø A 19TH CENTURY WHALEBONE AND MARINE IVORY SAILORWORK WALKING STICK, POSSIBLY FOR A SHIP'S CARPENTER with plain tapering lower section and the upper decorated with spiral motifs and dots, with contrasting wood rings and terminating in carved claw hammer head handle -- 36½in. (93cm.) long Condition report: Good overall condition with typical wear and markings commensurate with age.

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Ø A FINE 19TH CENTURY NARWHAL TUSK with pleasant mellow hue, intact tip and mild emerging corkscrew taper without warp, now with brass mounting rod secured with resin within root -- 87½in. (222cm.) excluding mounting rod Condition report: Fine overall condition; Article 10 to be advised;

£8,000 - £12,000

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Ø AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE SCRIMSHAW DECORATED WHALE’S TOOTH BY THE BANKNOTE ENGRAVER, CIRCA 1835 depicting Mrs Stanhope after Simon Jacques Rochard, within a decorated oval border, the reverse with whalers at anchor off a fortified town, the root and tip with geometric and foliate borders -- 6¾in. (17cm.) high; 543g.; together with a near-contemporary stepped wooden display stand in contrasting woods...

£3,000 - £5,000

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Ø A FINE AND UNUSUAL SECTION OF SCRIMSHAW DECORATED NARWHAL TUSK, CIRCA 1880 the top cut away and polished and depicting a busy whaling scene with icebergs including a whaler being shattered by a whale, inscribed Bark Wanderer of New Bedford -- 15in. (38cm.) long; 1233g Provenance: Understood to have come from the private collection of a whaling family on the Orkney Islands. Footnote: Launched from...

£4,000 - £6,000

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Ø A SCRIMSHAW DECORATED WHALEBONE FID, CIRCA 1860 incised over one side with a six-man whaler concluding a kill, with harpooned whale alongside, in green ink sea – 12in. (30.5cm.) high

£600 - £800

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