Photos and specific details were sent to the following Museums for Authenticity and Verification. Maritime Museum of San Diego.
All three were in agreement as to it's providence and authenticity. Interesting Nautical Compass Motif on top Brass Cap. Excellent Design and Solid Professional Construction!Table stands 27 1/2" Tall Brass Bell weighs a TON and is 18" round at it's opening & approx 14 1/2 Tall. Ships Wheel is approx 38" end to end and has a mounted plaque that reads TOLAR Glass top is 3/4" thick x 42 round and Heavy! An Impressive Unique Conversation Piece that Displays Majestically, Beautifully! Please view all photos carefully for more specific details as they are considered part of the description. Good L uck if you B id. PUT ME ON YOUR WATCH LIST! She was built at Portsmouth, N.
The famous building of the. That has excited the admiration of the Londoners, both by her unrivalled passage of 90 days from China, and her symmetrical proportions. Raynes is also the builder and architect of the. Which it will be recollected, made a voyage to Europe in 12 days. He has orders now for four clippers, the same model with the.And has forwarded her model by request to the Board of Admiralty in England. S beautiful clipper Sea Serpent is also up for the same destination (San Francisco).
She has made her passages in 120, 116, 115, 112 and 107 days. Dimensions 194'6"×39'3"×20'8 and tonnage 1337 tons OM, 975 tons NM. Launched at the shipyard of George Raynes, Portsmouth, NH, for Grinnell, Minturn & Co. Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 125 days after having had to put into Valparaiso eight days for repairs.
Sailed from Whampoa to New York in 100 days. Sailed from Whampoa to New York in 88 days. This was the fastest passage of the year. 1853 February 11 - June 1. Sailed from New York to San Francisco in 110 days.1853 September 10 - December 20. Sailed from Whampoa to New York in 101 days.
The 29 days passage from Whampoa to Anjer was the fastest made that season. 1854 November 5 - February 15. Sailed from Shanghai to New York in 102 days.Sailed from Whampoa to New York in 79 days. Sailed from Foochow with a cargo of tea for London where she arrived after 130 days. Sailed from New York to London and passed Gravesend on July 11, after 17 days. Abandoned at sea in 46° N, 40°W on voyage from Quebec to Dublin with a cargo of timber. The drifting wreck was reported having been sigthed in position 45°N, 24°W by the barque Ardgowan. Brighton, Ray: Clippers of the Port of Portsmouth and the Men Who Built Them. University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1975. 8vo, xiv, 451 pp, ill.
A Comparison of their Design, Construction and Performance in the 1850s. Conway Maritime Press, London, 1993. 8vo, xvi, 372 pp, 57 plates & x, pp 373-780, 57 plates. The item "Antq Ships Brass Bell Helm Wheel Glass Table Top REDUCED NEW YEAR SALE 1ofaKind" is in sale since Wednesday, September 27, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maritime\Wheels".
The seller is "ydsale" and is located in Woodland Hills, California. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.