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1930's handmade Sailboat

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    Posted 7 years ago

    trunkman
    (139 items)

    We have this lovely handmade sailboat our grandfather crafted, we believe in the 30's or thereabouts. It does have a sail with masts but I could not figure out how to set it up, and it looks nice without them. This was made in Ismailia Egypt were he was stationed as an engineer to help build the Suez canal. Beautiful piece.

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    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      stunning is more like it !!!!!! love it!!
    2. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks Sean -- so glad it caught your eye!!!
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      your very welcome trunkman!!! yes it catch my eyes!!
    4. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks eye -- was time to post and arise from my slumber....
    5. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks vanskyock24 for the love and eye and sean for the great comments...
    6. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      What an amazing piece of work he did and a treasured family heirloom . I love it very much !
    7. walksoftly walksoftly, 7 years ago
      Great family treasure, love it!
      A brass plaque with his name & date it was "launched" attached to the base would look nice.
    8. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
      Great work by an expert modeler! I'm that it being a family piece makes it extra special.

      Did he actually sail/ have a full sized version of this boat?

      scott
    9. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks walksoftly. mikelv85, PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, officialfuel, aghcollect, ho2cultcha, kerry10456, itsasecret, catteann, blunderbuss2 and Manikin for the love. Thanks Manikin for the wonderful comment, as well as scotvez and walksoftly. Scott I do not think it was a model for a larger craft, but alas these details do get lost with the passage of time as you well know.
    10. upstatenycollector upstatenycollector, 7 years ago
      Very nice! I like your Morris Chair also!
    11. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks pw-collector, upstatenycollector. inky, vetraio5o, EJW-54. sugargirl, pops52, Dan121156, packrat-place and the TheGateKeeper for the love. Thanks upstatenycollector for the nice comment.
    12. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks AzTom for the love....
    13. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks gargoylecollector and chrissylovescats for the love.
    14. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thanks geo26e for the love...
    15. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Thank you tom61375, Elisabethan and petey for the love....
    16. trunkman trunkman, 6 years ago
      Thanks for the love PatSea, tom and Elizabethan...

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