What is this Newfangled Victorian Life Saving Invention?

8th July 2024

Charlie Wallrock from Wick Antiques finds the most fantastical objects from around the world. Charlie’s passion is maritime antiques and here’s an example of the most incredible object relating to the high seas…it’s a model of a mid 19th century invention for a life saving device !

A model of a Nathan Thompson Jr patent folding life preserving seat, circa 1853

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