This unusual and rare gunboat model was carved from solid and fitted with a separate deck.  The design is of a late 19th century gunboat.

The construction and design suggest that she was made in the last years of the 19th century. Although she is fitted with a hatch there no signs that she has ever been fitted with an engine so it is likely she is a static or builders model. 

She appears to have her original paintwork of grey. However, it is a little distressed. There are also some parts missing although even in this condition she is still quite a striking display piece.

Alternatively you may consider that a boat this rare deserves to be restored.

Please have a good look at the photos regarding the condition. Should you require some more or have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.

 

Rare 19c Gunboat builders model to display or restore -Sold

SKU: rest727
  • Length: 81cm (32")  Beam: 8cm (3.25") 

     

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