Nautical Antiques

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an antique brass bell with the date j 30, displayed on a white background for display
QUEEN OF THANET J-30 BELL
QUEEN OF THANET J-30 BELL A WWII ship's bell from the Royal Navy minesweeper HMS Queen of Thanet, dated 1941. HMS Queen of Thanet (J30), formerly HMS Melton, was a Racecourse-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy. In May 1940 she took part in the Dunkirk evacuation rescuing 4,000 men in four trips.
a model sailboat on a wooden stand against a white background with the sails down
POND YACHT
A 1950's "Seagull Special" pond yacht.
an antique wooden clock with roman numerals
CHRONOMETER BY MERCER
A two-day marine chronometer by Thomas Mercer of St. Albans, 1971. Thomas Mercer trained as a chronometer maker in London with John Fletcher of Lombard Street and in the 1850,s set up in business in Clerkenwell. In about 1875 the business moved to St. Albans to a newly built factory which became one of the world's largest makers of marine chronometers.
a painting of people walking on the beach by the ocean with waves coming in to shore
PAINTING OF NAKKEHOVED LIGHTHOUSE
A framed oil on canvas of the beach and coastline in front of Nakkehoved lighthouse, North Denmark.⁠ ⁠ The painting is monogramed in the bottom lefthand corner, with the title Nakkehoved Fyr.
a small wooden sailboat with white sails on a white background in front of a wall
50" MARBLEHEAD POND YACHT
A 50 inch Marblehead pond yacht, circa 1935.⁠ Planked hull, lead-weighted keel, and linen sails.⁠ With carrying transport stand and spare main sail.
Detail from a naval mark II Bathythermograph, circa 1945. Display Stand, 9 And 10, Class Ring, 10 Things
BATHYTHERMOGRAPH
Detail from a naval mark II Bathythermograph, circa 1945.
a light that is on top of a metal pole with a red and white stripe around it
NAVIGATION LIGHT BY AGA
A large channel marker or lightship light, made by AGA, (American Gas Accumulator Co.) on pedestal stand with a replaced perspex Fresnel drum lens. Frame marked AGA, cast in a number of places. There similar lights in museums, such as the National Lighthouse Museum Staten Island, NY.
A late 19th century naval sextant by J. Coombes of Devonport. Circa 1895. ⁠⁠ Coombes were optical and scientific instrument makers at ‘The Observatory’, Fore Street in Devonport, established 1806. They manufactured sextants for the Royal Navy and the Britannia Royal Naval College. Naval, Century, Manufacturing, 19th Century, Wood Handle, Dunn, Maritime Museum, Scientific
SEXTANT COOMBES OF DEVONPORT
A late 19th century naval sextant by J. Coombes of Devonport. Circa 1895. ⁠⁠ Coombes were optical and scientific instrument makers at ‘The Observatory’, Fore Street in Devonport, established 1806. They manufactured sextants for the Royal Navy and the Britannia Royal Naval College.
two ships in the ocean with one sailing away from the other, on a cloudy day
BALTIC TRADERS BY FREDERIK ERNLUND
A mid-1920's framed oil on canvas of two ships at sail by the Danish marine artist Frederik Ernlund (1879-1957). ⁠
a wooden chandelier hanging from the ceiling
YACHT CHANDELIER
A six arm chandelier in the form of ships bow, with each jib having three lights on it. There is a capstan at the top and a ship’s wheel underneath. The chandelier formerly hung in the Royal Swedish Yacht Club, Stockholm. ⁠
an antique clock with three colorful balls on it
SHIP'S BINNACLE
A ship's binnacle, circa 1950. With iron correcting balls, gimble mounted compass and clinometer. ⁠
a small model boat is sitting on a stand
MODEL OF A STEAM LAUNCH "JANIE"
A very fine working model of a steam launch built by Robertson & Sons shipyard. Sandbank, Argyll. Circa 1910. Interior painted with BUILT ROBERTSON AND Co's SHIPYARDS. Powered by a steam engine, pressure gauge marked: lbs per Sq in - BONDS ⁠
an old wooden box with a compass inside
CHETWYND`S PATENT SHIPS COMPASS
A Captain Chetwynd`s patent compass by Kelvin, Bottomley & Baird Ltd. Circa 1915. An illuminating marine compass mounted on a gimble contained in a wooden box. Marked: KELVIN, BOTTOMLEY & BAIRD Ltd CAPTAIN CHETWYND'S PATENT - No 25965 / 06 GLASGOW & LONDON.