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Lot 1192
Two American Folk Art Handbuilt Wooden Model Steam Ships c. 1930s
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Selling on Friday


Two vintage paddle-wheelers, Neakaye is of the sternwheeler category, two full decks plus pilot house, pipes and stacks are metal, most of the structure is hand carved and fitted wooden parts, make this an interesting ship to study, in need of some minor repairs; 40" L x 10" W x 17" H; New Deal is a Sidewheeler paddle steamer, also hand-constructed mostly from scrap wood, features two decks plus the pilot house, railing is made metal strips with screen attached, used on upper and lower decks, colorful bunting around the forward portion of lower deck, most likely built during the Depression of the 1930s, name may be reference for FDR's "New Deal", repairs and touch-ups needed, 36" L x 10.5" W x 15" H; lot of 2. LOCAL PICKUP ONLY!

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