FANCY CARVED WOOD BOAT TILLER
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PRICE 575.00 plus shipping to 48 contiguous
Dimension: 43 1/2″ L x 12 3/4″ Cir.
x 3″ x 2 1/4″ Taper
lbs. 7 oz.
We rarely offer reproductions,
but this tiller, a copy of very expensive examples which most people can’t afford or many others wouldn’t know about
is an exception, because so few of them are seen. It is a handsomely carved wood small yacht or launch
tiller following the English tradition of the last decade of the 1800’s when fancy carved wood steering tiller’s were
It is hand
carved in the form of a three strand hemp line (rope) with a monkey fist at the forward end. The aft end is in the form of
a four sided wedge tapering to approximately a two inch rectangle. The rear section slides into the rudder head. The
only thing that gives the authenticity of this tiller away, is the type of wood used which is a form of English
pine. Otherwise, it looks and feels to be the real thing which would sell for $2500.00 and up as is shown by the two carved
The upper picture
is of a tiller sold by James D. Julia in 2006 to a famous Connecticut antique dealer and the lower is currently offered by
the upscale Cape Cod marine dealers, Janice Hyland & Alan Granby.
The upper tiller by James D. Julia sold in 2006. The lower, is currently offered by Hyland Granby
the wood is In overall excellent condition, but there are some scrapes and scratches, and a small gouge on the end .
There also are a few places where the varnish has worn through.
Top view of contemporary three strand carved wood tiller with monkey fist
Close-up views of the monkey fist and the wedge shaped rudder end
NO NONSENSE GUARANTEE: If not completely satisfied with your purchase it may be returned within five days of receipt
in its original packaging if without damage. Return items must be insured for their full value. Only a prior email authorization
from us for the return is required. Shipping charges are included in this offer within the continental United States
if an error is due to our fault.
buyers welcome, but inquire first. We have satisfied customers in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, British
Virgin Islands, Canada, Chile, Republic of China, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, Estonia, England,
France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Luxembourg,
Malaysia, Martinique, Mexico, New Hebrides (Vanuatu), New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Nova Scotia, Panama, Philippines, Poland,
Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, St. Maarten, Sweden, Switzerland,
Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, USVI, Vanuatu (New Hebrides) and the Eastern Caribbean.
interesting reproduction of a fancy 19th Century caved wood tiller will appeal to someone who is looking for something
unusual in replicating an old marine relic!Copyright 2015 by Land And Sea Collection™, All Rights Reserved