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    LARGE SCALE MODEL OF A SPANISH GALLEON WITH CANNON
    Overall length 96 inches (243.8 cm)
    A remarkable, seaworthy 1/2 in scale wooden model of a fully rigged Spanish galleon of the late 17th century. The vessel has been afloat on the Atlantic ocean for ten years to achieve an authentic, weathered appearance, and draws 16 inches of water. Includes several carved wooden crew members and authentic details including painted hull features, linen sails and pennants and cannon designed to be fired with a powder charge. Built by master modeler J. Carlin.
    Provenance: Windjammer Scale Models 1993. Museum acquisition 405-1993


    Condition Report*: Generally fine, complete and well presented with minor losses and damage mostly in deck area, easily repaired.  Seaworthiness not known and firing condition of cannon untested.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    28th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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