Mahogany Model of a Racing Yacht Hull with Canadian Military Provenance,

Circa 1920                                                  

An impressively large & finely constructed model of a racing yacht, crafted in finely grained Honduran mahogany, the main deck banded with contrasting detail, the metal keel painted black.

Its base affixed with a brass plaque with the following inscription...

LOANED TO THE OFFICERS MESS R.C.O.C. T.C BY COL. N.C. SHERMAN, JAN 1941.

Dimensions, 10.5” high x 49” wide x 9.25” deep.                                                                            

A mahogany model of a Racing Yacht Hull with Canadian Military Provenance, c1920

C$2,800.00Price
  • Additional Information

    BIOGRAPHY:

    Colonel Norman Clarence Sherman, (1888-1971) OBE CD Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps

    In honour of Col. Sherman, the 12th Service Battalion Museum in Richmond British Columbia was renamed The Colonel Sherman Armoury.

    - Appointed the 1st Canadian Chief Ordnance Mechanical Engineer

    - Awarded the Order of the British Empire

    - Awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration with 3 clasps

  • Please contact Dealer for more information

    ERNEST JOHNSON ANTIQUES

    Phone:  613-741-8565

    E-mail:  ejohnson@ernestjohnsonantiques.com

    Website: www.ernestjohnsonantiques.com

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