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Fine Scale Model of the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides,"

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
230
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Fine Scale Model of the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides," the detailed model housed in a glass and brass case on a mahogany base, ht. 61, wd. 43, dp. including case 16 in.

Provenance: Lannan Ship Model Gallery, Boston, to the present owner.

Note: The USS Constitution is a wood-hulled frigate of the United States Navy. Launched in 1797, she is best known for her victories in the War of 1812. She is berthed at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Charlestown, United States, Boston Harbor, Boston National Historical Park, Boston Navy Yard, Ceremonial ship launching, Charlestown, Boston, Old Ironsides, United States Navy, USS Constitution, Washington Navy Yard

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