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Bottle 918 - Colin Archer Ship in a Bottle
Date Added: 06 July 2015

This is a handmade model of the sailing ship "Colin Archer." Built in 1893 for the "Norwegian Society for Shipwreck Salvage" at the Colin Archer shipyard in Rrkkrvig near Larvik, Norway, RS-1 was later named "Colin Archer" after it's designer and builder. It was made by B. Stratton in a 7 inch whiskey bottle. The bottle rests of an custom stand and is signed by the artist. On the side is a banner that reads "Colin Archer Norway 1893. There is a decorative compass on the front of the stand.
Type: Norwegian Salvage Cutter, 1893 in Bottle   Maker's Name: Stratton, B
Category: Sailing Ships   Made Where: Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK
Bottle Size: 7"   Year Made: 2005 - 2008
Bottle Type: Whiskey Bottle