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Bottle 196 - Tudor Galleon 1558
Date Added: 01 October 2005

A decorative model of a galleon sailing on a sea of blue. The ship has 3 masts and 8 sails including a spritsail. The hull is paper covered showing many drawn in details including gun ports, carvings, and more. The deck has a small cabin and a large hatch. There and unidentified flags and banners flying from the masts. All 6 of the large sails are highly decorated with symbols. On one sail is the number 1558, presumably the year the ship first sailed. The bottle rests on a small wooden platform and the bottle is sealed with the neck and cork painted red. There is a label on the cork which reads: "Hand made in England."
Type: Tudor Galleon   Maker's Name:
Category: Sailing Ships   Made Where:
Bottle Size: 7 1/2" x 3 1/2"   Year Made:
Bottle Type: Unidentified flat bottle