Sailing Ship: Weser and Falke - 4 Mast Barque and Cutter

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Weser and Falke - 4 Mast Barque and Cutter
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The bottle contains two ships: the Weser and the Flake sailing on a sea of green near a small village. The Weser is a 3 masted Bar. It has 3 masts and 19 sails. There are 2 deck cabins and the German flag flying. The other ship is the Falke a 1 masted cutter with 3 sails. The 2 areas of land is nicely landscaped with 2 mountains. The smaller area of land near the bottom of the bottle has vegetation and a waterfall. The large body has 3 house, vegetation, and a large red and white lighthouse that actually lights up. The light switch is European style and mounted in the neck of the bottle. The SS"Weser" was built in 1867 by Caird and Co. of Greenock, Scotland for Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd). She was an iron built ship of 2870 gross tons, length 325ft x beam 40ft, clipper stem, one funnel, two masts, single screw and a speed of 11 knots. There was accommodation for 60-1st, 120-2nd, and 700-3rd class passengers. She was launched on 19 March1867 and left Bremen on her maiden voyage to Southampton and New York on 1 June1867. Weser-1867-North German Lloyd. Built by Caird & Company, Greenock, Scotland. Tonnage: 2,871. Dimensions: 351 feet by 40 feet. Single screw, 11 1/2 knots. Inverted engines. Two masts and one funnel. Iron hull. Launched, March 19, 1867. Maiden voyage: Bremen (Germany)- Southampton (United Kingdom)- New York (United States). Re-engined with compounds in 1881. Speed increased to 13 1/2 knots. Scrapped in 1896. Running mates: America, Deutschland, Hansa, Hermann and Union. (From Passenger Ships of the World Past & Present, by Eugene W. Smith) - [Posted to The ShipsList by Aaron Hill - 8 June 1998]

Made in: 1980's in Jever, Germany - North Coast

Bottle Size: 20" x 4"

Type of Bottle: 3 liter, dimpled bottom

Condition: Excellent

Weser and Falke - 4 Mast Barque and Cutter
Weser and Falke - 4 Mast Barque and Cutter
Weser and Falke - 4 Mast Barque and Cutter
Weser and Falke - 4 Mast Barque and Cutter

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