10-11-2014 10-11-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2754B Boston
October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender
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Four Yacht Club Trophies

$492$400
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2754B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 11, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Four Yacht Club Trophies, two St. Louis Silver Co. silver-plate mounted items: a large tankard engraved to neck: "Aug. 25th 1906/Ocean Challenge Race/Sloops Urada V Sachem", to middle plaque: "Won by/Sachem", and foot "Bristol to Vineyard Sound Light Vessel/to Block Island to Newport/ Distance 78 miles, Time 19'47", ht. 16, and a three-handled cup with an engraved plaque "N.B.Y.R.A/Class P/Sloops/1907/won by/Little Haste", ht. 8 1/4; a silver-plate two-handled trophy with an enameled burgee engraved "R.N.S.Y.S./Special Cup/Yawl Class/Highest number of points/in the three races/1919" mounted to a wood base, ht. 14 3/8, and a white metal two-handled trophy engraved "L.Y.C./Class A/15' Sneaks/Aug. 22nd 1931/end Prize/won by", ht. 8 7/8 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

St. Louis Silver Co., Block Island