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Circa 1920

MOUNTED HALF HULL MODEL OF THE RACING YACHT "AMERICAN"

Beautifully shaped with extreme overhang and deep keel. Tiger-grain mahogany surface above the waterline and painted green below. Applied rudder also painted green. Keel with an old gold leaf surface, save for the bottom, which is painted gray to simulate lead. White-painted backboard with molded edge.
Backboard 12" x 48" including mounting eyes.
Condition: The green and gray paint are not original. The white painted backboard has a crackled surface with a few minor losses. Generally good condition.

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