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Equipment model; Anchor model

Ship models

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Collection Ship models
User collections maxinthebox maritime by maxinthebox
Gallery locationNot on display
Publication(s)Ship models : their purpose and development from 1650 to the present : illustrated from the ship model collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

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Object ID SLR1919
Description Scale: Unknown. A model of an Abbott's patent anchor made entirely in brass and patinated with a gunmetal finish (partly worn and tarnished). The shank is rounded-off and rectangular in section and at the top is a prominent 'D' ring that pivots on a concealed rivet. The shank pivots on the crown through an arc of about 90 degrees. The bottom of the crown and arms form a flat broadly rectangular shape and, in side elevation, the flukes sweep upward. The flukes are large, their bills being level with half the height of the shank.
Date made Unknown

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal: brass
Measurements Overall model: 178 x 102 x 33 mm
  • Equipment model; Anchor model (SLR1919)
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