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Ship model in a bottle
A whisky bottle containing a model of a barque-rigged vessel of the 1850s or 1860s wearing a red ensign and a pennant with the name 'Richard'.
The bottle is mounted on a wooden stand. A handwritten label underneath says 'In commemoration of the closure of the Coal Factors Society's signal station at Tilbury after more than 200 years continuous operation - 31st August'. In the neck 'Collier brig 'Richard' lost in the gale at Robin Hoods Bay, 3 October 1763. Model made by Leon ; Patricia Labistour of Robin Hood's Bay.'
- Image reference: F5350
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