|Unique Navel Museum Spanish Armada Display Character
For sale in this LOT is a very rare Navel Museum Spanish Armada set display character, the item is from Portsmouth (Portsmouth Historic Dockyard) and was part of an old set display that depicted a screen from the Spanish Armada. The item is handmade and clothed, a unique and one of item specifically for this museum. The exhibition was decommissioned and therefore these items were sold on to make room for much needed funds. The item is made from fibre Glass and is hand painted. It’s designed to lay flat on the floor as shown in the photos provided, the item is hollow and can easily be moved around. The item comes apart in 4 pieces and can be re-adjusted as shown in photos to lay flat as and depict a dead solider. The head and arms are removable but the legs and torso are one piece. The cloths are made specifically of the item and made from a thin linen and wool material, the shows are a leather type material also. A unique and rare bespoke item that could be used for any curio or macabre or even retail space environment. Please place very close attention to the photos provided as wear and tear are visible due to use and age of item.
The overall condition of this item is good, considering their age and previous use. The wear and tear add much character as you can see in the photos provided. The paint is chipped and cloths are torn to give a war like look to the item. The cloths are very fragile and torn due to the item being moved about. This isn’t that visible though present when you look very closely. This damage does not deter the items great overall look and character, as he looks like he’s been in a savage war.
Overall a very cool and colourful one off item from a museum, you won’t find another one that’s for sure so very unique and rare.
Size: H 73” x W 26” x D 12” (life size item)
Postage and shipping:
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