Rare Large Vintage Late 19thC Brass Door Knocker Of The American clipper Ship ‘The Flying Cloud’

$169.63

Shipping to United States: $31.00

Rare Large Vintage Late 19thC Brass Door Knocker Of The American clipper Ship ‘The Flying Cloud’


The Flying Cloud was a clipper ship which was built in Boston, Massachusetts, that set the world’s sailing record for the fastest passage between New York and San Fransisco, 89 days, 8 hours


The ship held this record for over 130 years from 1854 to 1989


This rare knocker has the inscription

One Ship Drives East

And The Other Drives West

With The Self Same Winds That Blow

Tis The Set of the Sails

And Not The Gales

Which Tell Us The Way To Go



Measures approx 21.5cm in height


Will be sent via Royal Mail First Class Signed For service

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