Sunday October 7th, 2012, 10 AM
2501 E. Ontario Street, Phila., PA 19134
Maritime & Nautical: Important auction of antique and vintage ship models, maritime & other artifacts from the non-collection and de-accessioned holdings of the Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, to include property from the noted early 20th c. Commercial Museum, Philadelphia: 50+ fine and unusual Continental, Oriental & other wood ship models acquired from late 19th & early 20th c. International Expositions to include: large-scale custom-crafted & ?Agency? models of the Mauritania, Liberte, Bergensfjord & France, models by Herbert Cross, Phila. & 1960?s-70?s Sun Shipbuilding tanker half-models; vintage large plaster bust of Adm. John Paul Jones; U.S. Navy ship plaques, uniforms & ship?s band drums; mid-20th c. Hart-Sioux collapsible kayak; maritime paintings & prints; navigational instruments; extensive selection of vintage mineral, botanical, medicinal, textile & other samples in original 19th & 20th c. apothecary & display bottles; selection of 19th c. children?s clothing and native textile samples from the Caribbean and Orient; vintage Chinese opium pipes; more!!