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Bottle 917 - Ship Bertha in a Bottle
Date Added: 17 May 2015

This is a model of the Brigantine "Bertha" built in an old whiskey bottle. The ship has two masts and there are seven sails flying. The are nice handmade details on the deck and a while railing goes around the hull. The ship rests on a handmade wooden stand with two wonderfully carved dolphins placed on the stand to support the neck of the bottle. There is a red banner on the side of the stand that reads "The Brigantine Bertha 1944." The artist has also signed his name on the stand "B Stratton."
Type: Brigantine 1944   Maker's Name: Stratton, B
Category: Sailing Ships   Made Where: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK
Bottle Size: Unknown   Year Made: 2005 - 2008
Bottle Type: Unknown