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Dunn's No.2

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Collection Ship models
User collections maxinthebox maritime by maxinthebox
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: American Steel Founderies
Provenance: American Steel Founderies
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 details:

Object ID SLR1959
Description Scale: Unknown. A model of a Dunn's No.2 anchor sanctioned in 1910, and made entirely in aluminium alloy which is patinated or oxidised a dark grey colour. The shank is square in section, the top of which is an elongated D-shackle that pivots on a flush rivet. The crown has a square base with a rectangular aperture in the centre through which the bottom of the shank can be seen. The shank pivots on the crown through an arc of approximately ninety degrees. The arms are flat bottomed and the flukes are vertical to a height of about 3/4 that of the shank. The palms are twice inscribed: 'American Steel Foundries' and 'Dunn'.
Date made 1910

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal: alloy, aluminium
Measurements Overall model: 230 x 160 x 70 mm
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