A late 19th century model of a pair of brass Davit type cranes

GBP 2,400.00

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Object Description

A late 19th century model of a pair of brass Davies. supplied to the ministers of defence.
each with corded mechanism, mounted onto a mahogany plinth base, with applied oval brass crown and anchor Admiralty plate.

Object History

The use of Davits was for allowing the ships crew to raise tenders or the yachts dinghy from the water onto the deck.
Prior to this invention the booms from the masts would be swung out to allow them to be used as a Derrick.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:57.50 x H:29.00 x D:20.00 inches
  • period
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1890

Dealer Opening Times

We are open weekly as follows:

Monday
9:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
9:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
9:00 - 17:00
Thursday
9:00 - 17:00
Friday
9:00 - 17:00
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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Dealer Location

Unit 2
Riverside Business Park
Lymington SO41 9BB
United Kingdom

Please note that the showroom is closed between 1pm and 2pm daily.

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