10-11-2014 10-11-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2754B Boston
October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Four Yachting Trophies and a Presentation Box

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


Four Yachting Trophies and a Presentation Box, two brass from the Bellport Bay Yacht Club: a whistle with an engraved plaque "Bellport Bay Yacht Club/First Prize/won by/Mystery/August 16, 1919", ht. 14 1/2, and a ship's candlestick with a plaque to base "Bellport Bay Yacht Club/First Prize/won by/Mystery/August 2, 1919", ht. 8; a weather unit with a barometer and thermometer with an engraved plaque "Townsville Sailing Club/Patron's Trophy/Donated by/E.H. Uardy Esq./Won by Southern Cross/Owner K. Brown Skipper D. Foreman", ht. 5, an Allan Adler pie knife with an ebony handle and sterling silver blade engraved "Los Angelos Yacht Club/Vice-Commodore Charles H. Schimpff Trophy/Treasure Chest Race 1949/won by", lg. 13, and a Silver Crest bronze box with an engraved plaque "To Vice Commodore/C. Hart Miller/from the Board of Governors/Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club", lg. 8 in.
Estimate $300-500

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Bellport Bay Yacht Club, Charles H. Schimpff Trophy, Townsville Sailing Club, Commodore, E.H. Uardy, K. Brown Skipper, Skipper D. Foreman, Southern Cross, Los Angelos Yacht Club, Corinthian Yacht Club, C. Hart Miller