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

Seven Trophies from New Jersey Yacht Clubs

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


Seven Trophies from New Jersey Yacht Clubs, five pewter with glass inset bases: two Riverton Yacht Club mugs, the first with an enameled insignia, engraved "Invitation Race/First Prize/First Class Cutters/Sept. 8th 1894", ht. 4 1/4, the other with copper bands engraved "Riverton Yacht Club/1st Prize Open Launches/July 15th, 1908/Won by Blue Peter", ht. 4 1/4, another mug engraved "Bay Head Y.C./July 5th 1897/Corinthian Race/First Prize/won by/Yacht Vim/WRH LMD", ht. 4 1/2, the fourth mug engraved "Presented to/Charles J. Beck/Member of the winning crew/Yacht I.H.Y.C./Sewell Cup Race/1908/by/Maxwell and Berlet", ht. 4 1/4, and the last, a tankard, with an enameled insignia, engraved to one side "Challenge Race Schermerhorn Cup/1915", the other side engraved "I.H.Y.C. vs Amy/to/Charles J. Beck/Member I.H.Y.C. Crew", ht. 6; and two silver-plate: one a beaker engraved "C.M.Y.C./1928/Lone Rock Race/First Prize/won by/Gee-Whiz/F.W. Orcutt", ht. 4 1/2, and a mug with an enameled burgee, engraved "Corinthian Fleet/1894/Atlantic City NJ/Annual Regatta", ht. 4 in.
Estimate $300-500

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I.H.Y.C. Crew, Riverton Yacht Club, Charles J. Beck, Bay Head, Atlantic City