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Auction: Auction 01.11.2001
was auctioned on: 1 November 2001
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A DETAILED 50FT:1IN. SCALE WATERLINE MODEL OF THE MINESWEEPER H.M.S. MARVEL PASSING A JUNK

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Estimate: £700 - £900
ca. US$1,005 - US$1,293
Price realised:  £588
ca. US$845
Lot number 148, Views: 12

A DETAILED 50FT:1IN. SCALE WATERLINE MODEL OF THE MINESWEEPER H.M.S. MARVEL PASSING A JUNK modelled by C. Beazley with communication mast, radar and radio aerials, stayed anchors, deck rails, bollards, winch, wash deflector, quick firing, anti-aircraft and other overall armourment, superstructure with bridge and open bridge over, search lights, companionways, two baots and one launch in davits, stayed funnel with hooter, ventilators, and other fine detailing. The hull with scored wooden deck is finished in grey, green and varnish with pennant number M443 in red, is set within carved and painted sea with a finely detailed model of a Hong Kong junk sailing in the opposite direction off her starboard stern, the whole set within glazed rosewood case with legend. Overall measurements -- 5¾ x 14¼ x 7in. (14.5 x 36 x 18cm.) Certificate See illustration

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 01.11.2001
Date of the auction: 1 Nov 2001
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington