This is a nice antique large (66 inches wide) wooden ships wheel that has been custom made into a table. The ships wheel is large and it mearely sits onto the brass mount at the top of the table base (see photos). This is a large ships wheel and as a table the top is made to turn freely.The table comes apart into a few pieces for easier transport. It is American in origin.
The item came from a nice estate (see photos and decide the age, the origin and the maker). This ships wheel in total measures about 5 feet 6 inches wide. As a table the item measures about 1 foot 7 inches high. This item would be nice to add to your collection.
Antique Old American 66 inch Ships Boat Steering Wheel Wood Brass Nautical. Thank you for the interest in this item. The ships wheel is large and it merely sits onto the brass mount at the top of the table base (see photos). John B Smith Carmella Carmella bark; Capt. Bayles; noted in directory of 1892 Here is the family history I have received about this boat (research on your own to verify this information).The family owned three ships the Carmella, the Laguna and the other was the John B Smith. Bayles & Son LAGUNA (Schooner) shipbuilding contract, 1890 Jul 22 (1 item) 96 141150 Laguna Schooner 385 125 1891 Laguna schooner; Capt. Bayles; noted in directory of 1892 They sailed in the late 1800s or early 1900s out of Port Jefferson, NY and I think they were registered in the US and they traded Internationally.
One of the ships Captain's was named Edward Post Bayles (family memory) and they said there is a statue of him at the dock of Port Jefferson where the ferry to Connecticut goes now. The wheel was handed down from father to son for many generations. The ships wheel is antique and it was made into a table 40 + years ago. The ships sailed through Charleston, SC south through Venezuela, Cuba and South America in the late 1800s's through the 1940s. The seaport they sailed out of was Port Jefferson.
The glass shown in the photos is NOT included. I sell vintage and antique items. I try to take many photographs of the items that I sell. If I notice anything in particular I will try to note it in the listing and / or take a picture for you to see.Thank you for your interest in my items. View My Other Items For Sale. Add me to your Favorite Sellers. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "Antique Old American 66 inch Ships Boat Steering Wheel Wood Brass Nautical" is in sale since Thursday, December 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maritime\Maritime Wheels". The seller is "geandleejr" and is located in Cape Coral, Florida.
This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.