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Half model of medium clipper PRIMA DONNA
MODELS - VESSELS - HALF
Half model
George Greenman & Company
USA, CT, Mystic
Circa 1858

Half model of the medium clipper PRIMA DONNA by George Greenman and Company, Mystic, CT. in 1858.   [More Info]


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Full Model of packet ship ISAAC WEBB
MODELS - VESSELS - FULL
Full model
Davis, Charles Gerard

Model of packet ship ISAAC WEBB by Charles G. Davis (1870-1959), scale 3/16" = 1'. The three deck design represented the finest in packet construction. She was named for his father, who trained the three main clipper designers; John W. Griffiths, Donald McKay and William Webb himself.   [More Info]


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Admiralty model of HMS BURFORD
MODELS - VESSELS - FULL
Admiralty model
England

Fully rigged admiralty (dockyard) model of Admiral Vernon's 70-gun flagship HMS BURFORD.(Built 1722, Deptford, England by Richard Stacey). White bottom, varnish topsides, black boot stripe. Has 4 anchors, 68 gun positions with two full gun decks, square bow, lateen mizzen, and two-level poop deck. Lion's head painted on inside surface of gunpost covers. Poop deck railing has painted scene of nudes in grass on blue background. Two quarter galleries, one stern walk, painted decorative strip and two gunports below lower windows on stern. Elaborate carving on stern shows bust of king at center framed by two gods, then a lion on each side with Neptune. Roman numeral depth indicators next to rudder, also at bow. Figurehead is a crowned lion. Mounted on mahogany veneer stand with 2 metal braces amidships.   [More Info]