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 This model cargo ship is based on a 1930's, carved from solid, Bassett Lowke 31 inch hull. 

However, whilst the basics are from B-L, the superstructure appears to be home made. The paintwork is correct for the era but has been renewed more recently. 

The deck fittings which appear to be from BL, include a windlass, anchors etc.  

The hull has external lead ballast. There is a prop shaft fitted with a large 3-bladed prop. The rudder is original and, although currently seized, has a pin rack.

Please have a good look at the photos which give an indication of the standard of workmanship.

This is a very decorative boat but you could consider restoring her to a sailing condition. Obviously she would need a motor. In the 1930's this would have been either electric or clockwork. However, there is suffcient space that even a steam plant could be fitted.

The stand is not as old as the boat but sets the ship off well and it is included in the sale if required. 

Rare Bassett-Lowke Cargo Ship model pond yacht -£285

SKU: yachtA130
  • Length: 79cm (31")  Beam: 13cm (5") height 45cms in the stand to the top of the mast


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