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Bottle 184 - Clipper Ship
Date Added: 01 October 2005

A very nice handmade clipper ship in a bottle sailing on a choppy sea of blue. The ship has 3 masts and flies 26 sails with drawn pencil lines. The rigging is very nice with standing rigging in black and running rigging in brown. The hull is black with detailing on the bow in gold. The deck has railing, cabins, hatches, and 2 lifeboats hanging from davits. The bottle is sealed with a cork and has black sealing wax covering the opening. The neck has a black Turks head knot around it. Attached to the neck is a tag hanging from a thread with the following: "Model of Clipper Ship made by W. McHardy, Oliver, B.C."
Type: Clipper Ship   Maker's Name: McHardy, W.
Category: Sailing Ships   Made Where: Oliver, B.C., Canada
Bottle Size: 8 1/2" x 4"   Year Made: 1950 - 1960
Bottle Type: Unidentified Rectangular