Salvaged Nautical Foundry Pattern, Industrial Shipbuilding Mold 23"H, Bulldozer

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This industrial, wooden foundry pattern was designed and manufactured by Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Company in Pennsylvania. The mold features an bulldozer shape and solid wood body. It measures 23" x 20" x 16" and sits flat on one side with an interesting, complex, angular shape. Stamped and hand painted markings show the manufacturer, as well as other hand painted details. This is the perfect, authentic decorative piece from the American industrial machine era.

Condition: Very good condition. Solid body with surface scuffs, paint loss, fading and patina as expected with age and use.

Weight: 37 lbs.
Item Measurements: 23(L) x 16(W) x 19.5(H)

Manufacturer's History: Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Company was a major shipbuilding company in operation from 1917–1989 in Chester, Pennsylvania on the Delaware River.

Salvage History: In 2017, this foundry pattern was salvaged from a nautical warehouse in New Jersey. The pick was featured in Season 9, Episode 8 of the DIY Network show, "Salvage Dawgs".

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