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I’m not sure what the ship model is but it’s beautiful and especially valuable to you as it was made by your late father. Enjoy it rather than thinking of selling it. The value is only what one person would be prepared to pay for it but priceless to you.Hope this helps. 
Happy New Year.

Onni.

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Hi Onni,

Thank you for your comment. My father actually purchased it at an auction years ago. I'm really just trying to gather info about it. I think it may be from the 1930s but I'm not sure.

1 hour ago, Onni said:

I’m not sure what the ship model is but it’s beautiful and especially valuable to you as it was made by your late father. Enjoy it rather than thinking of selling it. The value is only what one person would be prepared to pay for it but priceless to you.Hope this helps. 
Happy New Year.

Onni.

 

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Okay, your guess for the age could be about right, sometimes it’s easier to judge the age from the bottle itself, does it look old with bubbles in the glass or more of a modern mass produced bottle? It also depends on the size of the bottle but saying that I don’t think value could be more than 100€ and probably a lot lower but I’m no expert. It can be helpful sometimes to compare other examples on online auctions to get a rough estimate.

Perhaps someone else on the forum can offer their opinion. 
PS love the mermaid modelled underneath the ship.

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Hi Onni,

Thank you for your suggestions- I really appreciate them. I tried to do some research on the bottle too using a link that another member had shared. I guessed on the date of the ship by the flag that is in the rear of it. Looking at comparable bottles, I think you're right on value. And the mermaid, isn't that great? It makes me smile every time I turn the bottle over!

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This is my model of the Flying P Line's other 5 master, the Preussen, but it is not the Preussen, because she is square-rigged on all five masts.    This model is not in a bottle, I don't have sufficient skills for that sort of thing -  Just a hand-built model - NOT from a kit - 

Preussen (Large) (2).JPG

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