ITEM # PFCAP-1
CAST IRON CRANK CAPSTAN
THE AMERICAN SHIP WINDLASS COMPANY
An genuine antique crank capstan
"THE AMERICAN SHIP WINDLASS CO"
PROVIDENCE , RHODE ISLAND
This is a true museum quality item marked as follows:
The cast iron cap has a floral design on it, with an anchor
at the center & the word "HOPE"
AMERICAN SHIP WINDLASS CO
Patented November 12th, 1889
The base is marked, the marine capstan # B which relates to the model
Manual Crank Capstan
Barrel diameter 8 1/2" inches(center of unit), Base Diameter 24 1/2", Height 31"
Unit weight 600 pounds.
For more detailed information on this capstan & its manufacturer please
click the link below to visit A-deck, the ship's graveyard museum
This is a one of a kind item, even museums rarely have capstans with caps,
especially one as detailed and in excellent condition as this unit.
The unit also has a natural green patina growth all around the base
giving it wonderful provence.
"SHIP'S GRAVEYARD MUSEUM GM-1"
"THE WIRELESS STATION"
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