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    Antique Ship's Log Desk Ornament, English, Brass, Maritime Instrument, C.1920

    Antique Ship's Log Desk Ornament, English, Brass, Maritime Instrument, C.1920

    $2,000 (approx conversion from £1625)

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    About this item

    This is an antique ship's log desk ornament. An English, brass and oak maritime display instrument, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920.

    Charming nautical interest, presented for display

    Displaying a desirable aged patina and in good order

    Polished brass casing presents superb golden tonality

    Quality oak plinth shows fine grain interest and light caramel hues

    Cherub Mk.II log dial mounted upon a fixed bracket

    Ceramic dial set behind an opening glass porthole door - some age related loss present

    Annotated with a main log of 0-100 miles, with an auxiliary dial for 1-10 miles

    Replete with the distinctive trailing fin and hook

    Extensively engraved to rear of log with the Thos. Walker maker's mark

    Thomas Walker of Birmingham further noted upon the dial

    T.W. Anchor trade mark engraved to each trailing fin

    This is a striking antique ship's log desk ornament, offering captivating appeal for those of a nautical interest. Mounted upon a quality plinth. Delivered polished and ready to display.

    Dimensions:

    Max Width: 27.5cm (10.75'')

    Max Depth: 28cm (11'')

    Max Height: 42cm (16.5'').


    Origin : United Kingdom
    Manufacture Date : Circa 1920
    Materials : Brass

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    Additional Information

    Code

    18.7929 (AB-105072)

    Dimensions

    W: 69.9cm  (27.5")H: 106.7cm  (42")D: 71.1cm  (28")

    Period

    Early 20th Century

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