MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JOHN BEDFORD

MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JOHN BEDFORD

MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Sold:3,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Estate of John Bedford

MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF BRITISH MARITIME RELATED OBJECTS


comprising: an oak 1ft. rule made from timber from H.M.S. Victory with an engraved presentation plaque, 30.5cm. long; a piece of keel from H.M. Brig Badger with engraved plaque, 10.2cm. long; a relic from H.M.S. Magicienne in the form of an anchor on an oak base, 13.5cm. wide; a bronze disc cut from the salvaged pump rod of S.S. Sirius, 8.7cm. diameter; a large Victorian glass rummer engraved W.F. / Thurston' to one side and 'Friends' and a ship to the other, 9.5cm. high; and a pair of miniature bronze 'saluting' cannon, barrel length 29.5cm.

Condition Report

Generally in good condition with typical signs of wear.


The ruler with plaque engraved 'This piece of wood was cut from a timber of H.M.S. Victory and presented by Capt Graeme late an Officer of that Ship as an heirloom to his old & trusty messmate in Andromeda & Granicus' The Rev. T.B Wells now the worthy rector of Portlemouth'


Badger Keel fragment with plaque engraved 'Portion of the Keel of HM Brig Badger / Horatio Nelson Esq. Commander / 1779'


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

STYLE: Private Collections
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