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RARE ANTIQUE MODEL SHIP EXPOSED RIBS BALTIMORE CLIPPER

Catalogue: Antiques: Instruments and Implements: Maritime: Pre 1920   item# 1007219 (stock# 10-30)

RARE ANTIQUE MODEL SHIP EXPOSED RIBS BALTIMORE CLIPPER
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The Silver Drawer
978-887-2610


$ 8,000.00 

This rare antique ship model is a Baltimore Clipper, a Privateer during the War of 1812. On September 13, 1814, Baltimore's Fort McHenry withstood 25 hours of bombardment by the British Navy. The following morning, the fort's soldiers hoisted an enormous American flag, a sight that inspired Francis Scott Key to write a poem he titled "The Star-Spangled Banner." (Set to the tune of an old English drinking song, it would later be adopted as the U.S. national anthem.) British for ...click for details

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