Antique English Copper Life Buoy circa 1895 Label Attached For Sale
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Antique English Copper Life Buoy circa 1895 Label Attached

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A life-size copper lifebuoy by Sankey Bilston from Wolverhampton England circa 1895. Please enlarge the photographs to see the details in closeup. The original label remains on this life saving artifact from seafaring days. Made of pressed copper the two halves were welded together to be watertight ensuring flotation. Beautiful patina to the copper and the life buoy is finished on both sides for display.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Edwardian
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1895
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 4.5 in. x Dm 29 in.H 11.43 cm x Dm 73.66 cm
  • Diameter
    29 in. (73.66 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Houston, TX
  • Seller Reference Number
    05VVLA4
  • Reference Number
    LU866814919721
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