REF: E0012

Mahogany Model of a Racing Yacht with Canadian Military Provenance, Circa 1920

  • Mahogany Model of a Racing Yacht with Canadian Military Provenance, Circa 1920

    An impressively large & finely constructed model of a 6 meter racing yacht, crafted in finely grained mahogany, the main deck banded with contrasting detail, the partial metal keel painted black. Resting upon it's base affixed with a brass plaque with the following inscription..."LOANED TO THE OFFICERS MESS R.C.O.C. T.C BY COL. N.C. SHERMAN, JAN 1941"

    Provenance: Acquired by descent through family.

     

    Colonel Norman Clarence Sherman, (1888-1971) OBE CD Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps

    - Appointed the 1st Canadian Chief Ordnance Mechanical Engineer

    - Awarded the Order of the British Empire

    - Awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration with 3 clasps

    - The 12th Service Battalion Museum now The Colonel Sherman Armoury in Richmond British Columbia, Canada.

    In addition to being of interest to boating enthusiasts and collectors of ships models, this striking architectural element that would certainly lend itself to any living space with a strong nautical theme.

    Dimensions: H 10.5 in. x W 49.25 in. x D 9.25 in.

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