Vintage Treen HMS Ganges Teak Match Vesta Barrel 1930s Nautical Marine WW1 Desk Office Royal Navy

£30.00
 
Vintage Treen HMS Ganges Teak Match Vesta Barrel 1930s Nautical Marine WW1 Desk Office Royal Navy

Item - Vintage Souvenir Match Barrel made from the 19th Century teak of the Royal Navy's HMS Ganges (built 1821) after the ship was decommissioned and scraped in 1930 (please see all photos).

Maker - BGM/OKETUB of London, England

Stamps - Brass Plaque Attached to side that reads - H.M.S. GANGES LATER TENEDOS III INDUS V & IMPREGNABLE III BUILT AT BOMBAY 1821. BROKEN UP AT PLYMOUTH 1930. THE LAST SAILING SHIP TO SERVE AS SEA GOING FLAGSHIP. MONOMARK BCM/OKETUB. LONDON. W.C.1. WORLD ADDRESS

Type - Souvenir

Circa - 1930s

Construction - Teak

Country of Origin - England

Dimensions - 2" in height

Weight - 31 gram

Condition - Excellent Used Condition

Other Interesting Points - HMS Ganges was built in Bombay in 1821 and was the last sailing ship to serve as a sea-going flagship....she was also known as Tenedos III, Indus V & Impregnable III. HMS Ganges was eventually broken up in Plymouth in 1930....with the teak being used to produce items such as this lovely little barrel.

(Please see all Photos).

POSTAGE & PACKAGING

There is a charge of £3.00 for Postage and Packaging to all U.K. Residents (Standard UK Delivery), we will also ship Worldwide please check table below for delivery costs. If you have any questions please feel free to contact!

Postage Rates for this Item
Next Day UK Delivery £9.00
Signed For UK Delivery £4.00
Standard UK Delivery £3.00
Air Mail Europe £6.00
Air Mail Outside Europe £10.00
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