Brass Cased Ship Model Of Whaleship Matilda. Sears of Dartmouth

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Whaleship model of the Matilda Sears. Built at Dartmouth, Massachusetts, launched in 1886. Very fine model with exposed ribs and planks on portside, painted and copper sheathed on starboard. The vessel carries six scale whaleboats, four completely outfitted with gear. The deck has tryworks, hatches, cabins, etc.. Expertly rigged with all appropriate standing and running cords. Fitted to a mirror bottomed case. Circa 1985. Built by noted modeler Raymond Langdon.

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