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*AR JOHN STEVEN DEWS (born 1949) British Charles Parsons Turbinia at the Diamond Jubilee Spithead

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*AR JOHN STEVEN DEWS (born 1949) British Charles Parsons Turbinia at the Diamond Jubilee Spithead Review 1897 Oil on canvas Signed 75 x 49.5 cm, framed CONDITION REPORTS: Generally in good condition, expected wear, old label to verso for Stacy-Marks Limited.

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*AR JOHN STEVEN DEWS (born 1949) British Charles Parsons Turbinia at the Diamond Jubilee Spithead Review 1897 Oil on canvas Signed 75 x 49.5 cm, framed CONDITION REPORTS: Generally in good condition, expected wear, old label to verso for Stacy-Marks Limited.

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We regret we do not provide any onsite packing services.

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For those not buying through the-saleroom.com we highly recommend successful purchasers use the services of a reputable professional carrier for packing who will provide prompt quotations and collection from Rowley’s for cartage to national and international locations.  We recommend:

Mail Boxes Etc
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For local carriers please contact us for details.

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