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2242 Holland - America Line Paper Weight - Click for the bigger picture SoldHolland - America Line Paper Weight - Issued to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Holland-America Line 1873 to 1948. Features a deco style marine picture showing the vessel "Nieuw Amersterdam" flying house flags. The picture which is cast in metal is picked out with original paint (minor scratching), mounted on a bevelled glass base (minor chips). A fine Holland-America Line collectable. 14cm x 9cm.
2335 Ships Plaques mounted on display block - Click for the bigger picture SoldShips Plaques mounted on display block - A mixed selection of 6 original ship's plaques including a maker's plate named to Drysdale & Co., Yoker, Glasgow. The remaining plaques were probably mounted on the ship's doors and are named Deck Workshop, Boat Gear Store, No. 4 Deck Store, and No.1 Air Con RM. Display mounted on a hardwood block and possibly removed when the ship was broken up.
2353 Marine Dish in Cast Brass - Click for the bigger picture SoldMarine Dish in Cast Brass - Depicting a Steam Ship cast in relief with seagulls flying over the sea. The vessel is not named and the house flag is not identifiable, but a quality item probably dating from the 1930's. 11cm diameter.
1985 HMS Tarpon Presentation Gift - Click for the bigger picture SoldHMS Tarpon Presentation Gift - A mounted and framed scale from a Tarpon fish with Royal Naval badge to HMS Tarpon and a silvered engraving below reading "Presented to the Officers of HMS Tarpon by SS & C Co. March 1940." On the reverse is an undated newspaper cutting headed "Two Submarines Sunk. The loss of two British submarines was announced yesterday. They were Tarpon and Sterlet. The Tarpon was commanded by H J Caldwell." Subsequent research indicates she was sunk on 14th April, 1940 by the German Minesweeper M-6 in the North Sea, the month following the presentation of the plaque. 16 cm x 13.5 cm.
1978 Souvenir from Italian Submarine Tembien - Click for the bigger picture SoldSouvenir from Italian Submarine Tembien - A mounted plaque incorporating metal taken from the submarine made in the shape of a horse shoe. A brass plate is engraved "Part of Italian U Boat rammed by HMS Hermione Captain Oliver, approaching Malta 2-8-41. No survivors". The Cruiser Hermione formed part of the Malta convoy operation "style". On the way she rammed and sank the Tembien south west of Italy. Subsequently, Hermione was torpedoed, returning to Alexandria 16th June, 1942 by German U boat U-205 and sunk with the loss of 87 crew.
2206 Port and Starboard Navigation Lamps - Click for the bigger picture SoldPort and Starboard Navigation Lamps - Copper with brass trim. Minor service wear but excellent overall condition. Bulb fittings in place. 12 cm.
1938 Ship's Gimbal Electric Lamp - Click for the bigger picture SoldShip's Gimbal Electric Lamp - A quality nickel silver example with lead weighted base designed for either table or wall mounting. Probably dates from 1920's and would have been used for cabin lighting on a passenger vessel. Professionally polished, with a new holder and switch fitted and just requires rewiring for many years more service on land or sea. 27cm. Shade for display purposes only.
2143 Prisoner of War Carving - Click for the bigger picture SoldPrisoner of War Carving - This plaque originated from Scotland and we are told it was presented by a German POW to a local civilian during WWI. It depicts a German soldier in a period combat helmet carved in relief from hardwood. This is mounted on a quality oak frame which appears to be contemporary. We are sure it must have an interesting story to tell! Frame measurements: 25cm x 20cm.
1994 Ship's Copper Ashtray - Click for the bigger picture SoldShip's Copper Ashtray - Designed with a wide weighted base so as to remain steady on a rolling ship. This example has a presentation brass plaque to front which unfortunately is mostly unreadable due to years of polishing, with the exception of the date, 27/1/44. 21cm
2123 Chadburn Ltd. Ship's Clock - Click for the bigger picture SoldChadburn Ltd. Ship's Clock - A quality clock with a Smith's Astral 7 day movement, mounted in heavy brass case, bezel and bevelled glass. The original dial is named to Chadburns Ltd. Liverpool with nice patination. Just serviced and cleaned and comes with a 1 year guarantee. 23cm.
OC40 Chelsea Ship's Clock - Click for the bigger picture SoldChelsea Ship's Clock - Manufactured by Chelsea Clock Co. Boston. Mounted in Bakelite case with screw down bezel. Very clean dial and high quality 7 day movement. Just serviced and cleaned and comes with 1 year guarantee. Excellent time keeper. 20cm.
2135 P&O SS Strathnaver Commemorative Bowl - Click for the bigger picture SoldP&O SS Strathnaver Commemorative Bowl - Made from hand hammered pewter and carries a coloured picture of the vessel below a glass insert. SS Strathnaver was launched in 1931 as a passenger vessel and during WWII was used as a troop ship. Very good condition, 7.5cm.
1558 White Star Line Cake Fork - Click for the bigger picture SoldWhite Star Line Cake Fork - embossed with star to handle and stamped Elkington Plate on reverse. Small, but collectable, example of White Star memorabilia. 15.5cm (6").
1557 White Star Line Knife and Fork - Click for the bigger picture SoldWhite Star Line Knife and Fork - engraved with White Star Line flag and stamped Elkington Plate. Unfortunately we don't know which ship they were used on – but we can always dream! 20 cm (8”).
1269 Marine Hydrometer manufactured by T. Ainsley, South Shields - Click for the bigger picture SoldMarine Hydrometer manufactured by T. Ainsley, South Shields - complete with original mahogany fitted box. Used for measuring the salinity of water in steam ship boilers. Writing inside the box reads "float 0 in salt water 25 in fresh". 23cm (9").
1252 Pair of Ship's Engine Room Brass Jugs - Click for the bigger picture SoldPair of Ship's Engine Room Brass Jugs - fitted with hardwood handles. These were used to draw off water from steam ship boilers, so that the salinity could be tested. One handle is marked with red paint and the other green, we speculate one was used for the port boiler and the other starboard! Unusual and decorative marine items from a bygone age. Some service wear, but good original condition. Height 30cm (12”).
665 Hosum Star Globe by H. Hughes of London - Click for the bigger picture SoldHosum Star Globe by H. Hughes of London - the brass ring is engraved HH & S and numbered 4354; the globe is dated for the 1920 Epoch. These globes were used by the ship's navigator, in conjunction with his sextant, to plot the ship's position at night. In modern times of satellite navigation this is a timely and decorative reminder of days gone by. The instrument has been restored and polished and is mounted in a fitted deck box. Part of the globe has been water damaged, but this can be rotated "below decks", so still makes a great display item. Box size 27cm (10.5”).
1760 Marine Sextant by Cary of London - Click for the bigger picture SoldMarine Sextant by Cary of London - numbered 2499, in fitted mahogany box. Silvered inlaid scale, 0 -160 degrees, magnifier to vernier with opaque glass, fine screw adjustment and hard wood handle. Fitted with 7 shades and mirror, complete with siting and astral telescopes, but third scope missing. With test certificate to lid, issued by National Physical Laboratories of Teddington. Professionally restored and polished. Box size 25cm (10").
OC41 Ship's Clock in Heavy Brass Case - Click for the bigger picture SoldShip's Clock in Heavy Brass Case - silver dial with second hand and fast/slow time adjuster. Repair marks to back of case indicating 1939 and 1954, so we would date this clock to the 1930's. Recently serviced, in excellent working order. 17 cm (7").
1400 Seth Thomas Ship's Clock - Click for the bigger picture SoldSeth Thomas Ship's Clock - embossed R-20704 and Made in U.S.A. This clock has a twin train drive for greater accuracy and is fitted with an 8 day movement. It is mounted in a bakelite case on a wooden backboard. Original dial with some surface rust, which proves this clock has almost certainly been to sea. Overall an excellent example of a clock often used by the US Navy. 20cm (8").
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