Sailing Ship: Black Swan 1696 - Brig

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Black Swan 1696 - Brig
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This is a model of the "Black Swan 1696" built in a bottle and mounted on a decorative base with a holder containing a quill eagles feather designed for a desk display. The ship has 2 masts and 8 sails and sails on a sea of blue with gentle waves. The hull is dark brown and has a thin white strip midway on the hull. The rigging is fairly simple but does show shrouds and ratlines. On the deck of the ship are 2 hatches and a glasshouse with separate panes represented. There is railing the length of the ship. The deck also has eight cannons. On the bow are 2 anchors suspended from gold colored chains. The bottle is sealed with a cork that is wrapped with rope. There is a Turks head knot on the neck of the bottle. The bottle sits on a raised oak block with an oval label with the words; "Black Swan 1696." The block is mounted on an oak base with molded edges. Also on the base is an imitation black ink well containing a large Eagle (probably turkey) feather.

Made in: 2004

Made by: Brown, Robert (Bob) in Belmont, New Hampshire

Bottle Size: 7 3/4" x 2 1/2"

Type of Bottle: Unidentified

Condition: Excellent

Black Swan 1696 - Brig
Black Swan 1696 - Brig
Black Swan 1696 - Brig
Black Swan 1696 - Brig

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