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Bottle 21 - Western River
Date Added: 01 October 2005

Very well-made and detailed steam paddle boat. Made in multiple sections and assembled in the bottle. 4 separate deck levels with railing on each deck. The top deck has the pilot’s quarters. There are 2 large smoke stacks and 4 additional funnels. The rear mounted paddle is made from plastic. There is rigging going from the deck to the smoke stacks. Numerous windows and doors done in relief. There is a passenger gang plank on the front of the boat. There is a large amount of stacked wood logs used for the steam engine. Sports an unidentified flag in front and one in the rear. The Steamboat sits on a wood stand and there is a brass nameplate. There is a tag on the bottom with the following: "Maritimes von a-1 renate richter boddelship workshop."
Type: Steam Paddle Boat   Maker's Name: Oranienburg, Sven
Category: Freighter   Made Where: Hamburg, Germany
Bottle Size: 11.75" x 6"   Year Made: 1990's
Bottle Type: 3 liter, pharmacist bottle, corked and sealed with wax.