Document No 3113: A display quality model of the America's Cup yacht Defender

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REF : 0

EDITION : 1895

DATE :

COURSE : 0

DESCRIPTION SITE :

Price Realized: $5,250

A display quality model of the America's Cup yacht Defender with a solid hull, painted with a dark green bottom, white topsides and a gold sheer stripe. The decks are of mahogany with the planking lines scored in, and fitted with numerous details which include: hatches, sky lights, companionway, binnacle, ship's wheel, cleats, coils of line, and other deck fittings. Rigged as a cutter, with a suit of linen sails with stitched paneling and include a gaff rigged mainsail, jib, staysail and jib top. Other rigging details include standing and running rigging, including sheets, halyards and stays, turning blocks, etc. the model is displayed on a pair of brass posts and displayed within a mahogany framed glass case on a stand.
44 x 14 x 70 in. (112.4 x 36.2 x 179.1 cm.) cased on stand.

NOTES AMERICA-SCOOP :

LICENCE :
Autorisation en cours
BATEAUX : DEFENDER
LIENS VERS CE DOCUMENT
SITE LARG HAUT ADRESSE
Christie's 512 506 http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/lot/a-display-quality-model-of-the-americas-5036812-details.aspx?from=searchresults&intObjectID=5036812&sid=884e9ff6-e223-4e07-a426-2dac9df386ad