Model No. 1527: [Dinghy ?]

Model No. 1527

Model by: NGH
Made when: January 1928
Stated model scale: 1/12
Model length (ca.): 19.8" (50.3cm)
Implied vessel LOA at 1/12 (ca.): 19' 10" (6.0m)
Power/Sail: P / S
Vessel Type: Dinghy / Lifeboat
Model location: H.M.M. Workshop North Wall Center

Original text on model:
"Original 1925. Recut at Coconut Grove Jan 19 1928
Scale 1" " (Source: Original handwritten annotation on model. Undated.)

Model identification:
"Newly identified model. This is the final model for a launch / lifeboat for Harold Vanderbilt's unbuilt three-masted schooner. A first version of this model had been carved by NGH in 1925 and is referred to by him in a note on the back of the model." (Source: van der Linde, Claas. December 10, 2014.)

Related model(s):
Model 1511 by NGH (1925); power / sail, not built
Launch / Lifeboat
Model 1527 by NGH (1928); power / sail
{Dinghy ?}: Dinghy / Lifeboat

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