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Lot 1268: A FRIGATE MODEL OF HDMS VALKYRIEN 19TH CENTURY |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: together with a smaller model of a three masted warship, damages to both, one with stand
Despite issues of Condition. Old repairs throughout. Redecorated. Damage to rigging. Losses, breaks and these old repairs consistent with age and fragile nature of both models. Both models will benefit enormously from workshop attention. One lacking a stand.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Dimensions: the larger: 80cm. high, 118cm. long; 1ft. 7½in., 3ft. 10½in.