This listing is for a very detailed and well-made model of a 4 mast Ship in a bottle. TheShips hull and masts are well-proportioned and it is displayed with 32 sails flying. The rigging is exceptional with both standing and running rigging. There are black shroud lines with evenly spaced ratlines from the deck to just under the first spar and from the 2nd spar to the top trestletree on each mast. The sails have both braces and lifts and there are tackles and blocks throughout. The bowsprit is in 2 sections and it has a dolphin striker. The deck is in light wood and there at 2 cabins and hatch with greenhouse glass windows in a tent shape in the stern of the deck. There are two life boats, one on each side of the stern portion of the deck suspended from davits. The bottle is sealed with a cork with a top.
|Approx. Bottle Size||10.25" x 2.875"|
|Estimated Date||1930 - 1940s|