1968 Bermuda Race Comemerative Plate

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 22,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction
VERY RARE Commerative Plate

The Newport Bermuda Race, is a biennial yacht race from Newport, Rhode Island to the island of Bermuda, a distance of 635 nautical miles (1175 km) across open ocean. First held in 1906, "The Bermuda Race is the pre-eminent distance race on the East Coast," according to Gary Jobson, the Honorary Chair of the event's centennial race. "It's a feather in every sailor's cap to have done the race, and many consider the Lighthouse Trophy the most coveted trophy in distance racing."

This plate is a must have collector's item depicting a map of Bermuda, w the 1968 Ocean Yacht Race took place.
Genuine Hammersley & Co. Bone China Made specially for H.A.&.E. Smith Ltd. Made in England

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