10-11-2014 10-11-2014
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October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Five Small Yachting Trophies

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


Five Small Yachting Trophies, four sterling silver: a lady's fob with unidentified maker's mark, mirror, coin holders, and engraved, "SCYC/ Annual Regatta/ June 25, 1927, Victory Class/ 3rd Prize/ Won by/ Gopher," lg. 3 1/2; Wood & Hughes shaker with basketweave design and engraved, "Beverly Yacht Club/ July 28 '83," ht. 3; a .900 silver beaker with rubbed maker's marks, four enameled burgees, and engraved, " E.W. Bliss, President/ from/ The Duke of Norway/ July 6th - August 7th 1895/ S.S. Columbia/ Hamburg/ Nordcap/ Spitzbergen/ Tromsoe/ Bergen," ht. 3 1/2; and an English pocket knife, London, 1929-30, S. Mordan & Co. Ltd., maker, engraved "Lucie/ British-American Cup/ Solent 1932," lg. 3 1/8; and a stopwatch with steel case engraved "CPYC/ Snow Bird Class/ 1922/ 2nd Prize/ Walter B. Walls," and with an enameled Cottage Park Yacht Club burgee, ht. 2 1/2 in.; approx. 7.7 total troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

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Beverly Yacht Club, Columbia, Norway, Hamburg, E.W. Bliss, President, London, S. Mordan & Co. Ltd., Cottage Park Yacht Club, Walter B. Walls, steel case