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Model Patent Anchor

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A model of a Wasteney Smith improved pattern anchor made entirely in bronze. The shank is rectangular in section and tapers to a rounded top to which is attached a D-ring shackle that swivels on a bolt secured with a wedge. Towards the bottom of the shank is a double shackle which pivots on a central rivet and attached to the crown is another D-shackle. To the side faces of the crown are two inscriptions engraved into the metal and filled with a hard black wax 'WASTENEY SMITHS 1871 PATENT' and 'STOCKLESS ANCHOR NEWCASTLE on TYNE'.

A simialr but smaller model is held in the collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich', No.SLR1976.

8.5 in x 4.75 in x 2 in 

 

Item Code: 3147

£ 780

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