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Norwell, MA, United States
DoneSun, Apr 15, 2012 3:00 PM GMT

Spring Maritime & Americana Sale

The Auction will showcase some important antiques & artifacts highlighting the sport & leisure of sailing & travel by luxury yacht as well as fishing, whaling, diving & the China trade through artistic representation of fine ship models, antique instruments, charts, marine paintings, lithographs and blueprints, nautical lanterns & lighting & other brass accessories. Over 350 lots including: 19th century yacht signal cannon by Strong, 32? barrel. Mark V Diver?s Helmet by Schrader of Brooklyn, New York Large collection of early clocks from various maker?s including Chelsea & a 19th century clock and barometer by Salom & Co., of London Solid Gold Lifesaving Medal by Tiffany & Co., dated 1926 A collection of US Navy silver; platters, teapots, coffee pots, soup spoons, lobster forks Wall art; marine paintings, lithographs, charts, blueprints, black and white photos, prints, mirrors, trade signs, half hulls & eagles, Sea Trunks & Chests Furniture; desks, benches, side tables Nautical Instruments; telegraphs, binnacles, compasses, spyglasses, binoculars, bells, clocks Lighting; ship lanterns, tables lamps, companionway & bulkhead. Various Yacht Club Memorabilia; porcelain dinnerware, glasses, trophies of metal Ship Models; antique clippers, schooners & barques, tugs, steam yachts, America?s Cup models, vintage pond yachts Because of our success with selling historic artifacts, once possessions of J.P. Morgan (1837 - 1913) at our sale in May 2011 where most of the lots were items used aboard his Morgan's yachts, many consignors have enlisted us to continue selling their own personal kept treasures once owned by the famous financier including: A pair of solid silver salts from the 19th century yacht ?Corsair? showing an engraved depiction of the yacht and ?S.Y. Corsair? engraved in the front. 19th century Mintons teapot showing New York Yacht Club burgee and the Morgan private signal flag and others.