Date Added: 01 January 2006
This is a model of the 1853 "Great Republic" sailing on a choppy sea of green. The hull is solid black except for a thin white strip near the top and the very top in a thin band of red. There are 4 masts with 25 sail, each marked to show where there were stitched and sewn. On top of each mast is a banner, one in red, blue, green and yellow. An American flag flies from the rear sail. There are 3 deck cabins, each painted white with port holes in black and a red roof. The bottle is an unidentified light green bottle with a large inverted dimple on the bottom. It is sealed with a cork and the end of the bottle and cork is painted red. The bottle rests on a plinth with a plaque "Great Republic" 1853.
|Type:||4 Mast Clipper Barque||Maker's Name:|
|Category:||Sailing Ships||Made Where:|
|Bottle Size:||12 1/4" x 3"||Year Made:||1960 - 1970|
|Bottle Type:||Unidentified light green|