Bluefin Tuna Model 1938 16 in. long, plaque is 9 in. long inscribed "405 LB Tuna Killed by Colonel L. Sadler of London England in 12 Minutes, Wedgeport, Nova Scotia, Sept. 11th 1938"
A scale model of a 405-pound bluefin that was caught off Wedgeport, Nova Scotia, by Col. L. Sadler of London and landed in just twelve minutes.
Provenance: Ronald S. Swanson Collection
Literature: Ronald S. Swanson, "Fish Models, Plaques & Effigies," Far Hills, NJ, 2009, p. 53, fig. 70, exact fish illustrated. Ron Swanson, "Classic Angling," January 2002, p. 17, exact fish illustrated. Ronald S. Swanson, "Fish Models, Plaques & Effigies," Decoy Magazine, July/August 1996, p. 12, exact fish illustrated.
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