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Bottle 826 - Vagilant 1893
Date Added: 04 August 2010

Identifying label reads, " 'Vigilant' 1893, America's Cup Defender"Mainmast 1.5" high. Model hull 1" long. Faded patina consistent with late 19th Century. Despite small size, model contains many miniaturized details and detailed rigging. Vigilant was the victorious United States defender of the eighth America's Cup in 1893 against British challenger Valkyrie II. Model inside globe is an accurate representation of the actual sailboat Vigilant. From the collection of R Michael Owens (Rmyklo)
Type: America's Cup Defender   Maker's Name:
Category: Watercraft   Made Where:
Bottle Size: 7" with Stand   Year Made: 1900's
Bottle Type: Globe light bulb