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Perkins patent

SLR1951
Ship models

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Collection Ship models
User collections anchor by espace_temps
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Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Collection), Wilfred Bayliss: Amalgamated Chains & Anchors Ltd (Bayliss
Depiction: Joseph Wright & Co. Ltd
Provenance: Joseph Wright & Co. Ltd
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 SLR1951
Description Scale: Unknown. A model of a Perkin's patent anchor, sanctioned in 1917, and made entirely in aluminium alloy. The shank is a rounded rectangle in section and on one broad face is inscribed in capital lettering "Joseph Wright & Co Ltd Tipton". There is a 'D'-shaped ring at the top of the shank that pivots on a round-headed rivet. The base of the shank swivels through an arc of about 90 degrees, the mechanism being set into a rectangular aperture in the centre of the crown. The crown is a flat, rectangular block and the shank is secured to it by a pair of bars that are riveted transversely to the bottom of the crown. The four round heads of these rivets are seen on the top face of the crown. One broad face of the crown is inscribed in capital lettering "All forgings". The arms are short and rectangular in section and terminate in two vertical smooth-sided flukes.
Date made 1917

Artist/Maker Joseph Wright & Co. Ltd
Place made Tipton, West Midlands, England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials metal: alloy, aluminium
Measurements Overall model: 175 x 99 x 40 mm
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  • Perkins patent (SLR1951)
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