Boston Harbor Auctions

Our auction is located at the Lannan Ship Model Gallery. The current Lannan Ship Model Gallery is a 6,000 square foot store that houses quality model boats and the finest nautical antiques and unique decorative wares found. The gallery hosts auctions for Boston Harbor Auctions several times a year. lannangallery.com We sell many original press photos, nautical antiques such as telegraphs, binnacles and compasses, Gentlemen's antiques and furniture and many other nautical treasures.
483 Washington St.
c/o Lannan Gallery, LLC
Norwell, MA 02061
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Bidder Reviews for Boston Harbor Auctions (46)

4.3 out of 5.0 Stars

8 Latest Top ReviewsSee All

Middle Island, NY

Aug 11, 2021
Excellent Maritime Auction House
Top quality maritime antiques and artifacts, highly recommended.

Fenton, MI

Aug 08, 2021
Great Auction House
Very prompt, good communication, great protective and caring packaging of items.

Lynn, MA

Dec 12, 2020
they always have great things
looking forward to their next auction

Brick, NJ

May 22, 2020
Overall great experience
Friendly, helpful staff. Items as described. Will definitely do business with them again!
Primitive Wood Chest with 34 Drawers

Bridgeport, CT

May 16, 2020
Great auction for model ships, maritime art, Etc. etc.
They have a large showroom packed with all things maritime including over 50 model ships, and rooms full of art and maritime antiques. He’s been in business at least 25 year and is well trusted in the industry both locally and internationally. Hi online descriptions are very accurate. He’s a local man that is in the business for the long haul!

White Plains, NY

May 13, 2019
Very nice fellow to deal with-items as described
Its a nice place to buy from and nice items offered,

Port Orchard, WA

May 11, 2019
High quality antiques, hard to find items.
Larry and Boston Harbor Auctions have been doing business for many years and have a fine reputation. The estimates for each item are usually right in line with the marketplace. Great after sale response.


Oct 18, 2016
Should be mandatory that all lots in an auction have photos available for the online bidders. Otherwise these folks do a very good job.

Past Auctions from Boston Harbor Auctions

Minot's Light by Clement Drew
Four masted barque shadowboxFourth order lighthouse lens


Apr 20, 2019 6:25 PM EDT
United StatesNorwell, MA, US
Auction Ended
Carved Wood Eagle with Banner
New York Yacht Club burgeeSteam Yacht Navette

Nautical Antique Auction |

Jun 16, 2018 3:48 PM EDT
United StatesNorwell, MA, US
Auction Ended
Boucher LIve Steam Launch Model
T. Willis Painting of Yacht "Neaira"Seiman's Brother's Single Hammerhead

Nautical Thanksgiving

Nov 26, 2017 9:20 AM EST
United StatesNorwell, MA, US
Auction Ended
Negus Skylight Yacht Binnacle
J & F Tudgay Oil of the "Mary McNear"Carved Ship's Figurehead of Gentleman

Relocation Auction | Lannan Gallery

Dec 03, 2016 3:59 PM EST
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Boucher Model of Steam Yacht "Emu"
Authentic New York Yacht Club burgee/ late 1800sSwallowtail Yacht Flag

Lannan Gallery Moving Auction: Session 2

Sep 25, 2016 1:10 PM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Model of the Steam Yacht “Corsair†of 1890
Private Signals of the Merchants of BostonMilitary Binoculars

Lannan Gallery Moving Auction: Session 1

Sep 24, 2016 3:49 PM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Painted Sea Chest with Rope Beckets
19th century Ship's Figurehead of a MaidenFolk Art Model of a Motor Yacht

Spring Nautical Antique & Ship Model Auction

Apr 30, 2016 2:45 PM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Early 20th Century Yacht Builder's Model
Rare Skylight Yacht BinnacleElisha Taylor Baker Painting of Yacht "Stranger"

Nautical Antique Auction

Jan 16, 2016 3:16 PM EST
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Dockyard Builders Model of Imperator
Twenty-Four Bassett Lowke Steamship ModelsLot of 6 Bassett Lowke liners

The Ocean Liner Collection

Sep 27, 2015 12:55 PM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Exceptional Painting By A True Marine Master
Rare Negus Yacht BinnacleTwo Part China Trade Camphor Campaign Chest

Ship Model & Nautical Antiques

Sep 26, 2015 1:42 PM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Steam Yacht Model of Turbinia by Hitchcock
Pair of Copper and Brass Maritime BeaconsDockyard Builder’s Model of “City of Boston”

Ship Model & Nautical Antique Auction

May 03, 2015 2:22 PM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Monumental oil on canvas signed W. Bradford.
Watercolor by Montague Dawson19th century sailor’s valentine

Marine Auction

Nov 16, 2014 4:04 PM EST
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Morse diving helmet Philadelphia police
A.J. Morse 12 Bolt Diving HelmetMiller Dunn Mark V Dive Helmet

Two-Day Marine Sale: Day 2

Apr 07, 2014 10:20 AM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Portrait of a fish by Louis Ewer
New York Yacht Club/J.P. Morgan PaintingPainting of an Edgartown Shipowner

Two-Day Marine Sale: Day 1

Apr 05, 2014 2:09 PM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Nicely carved ship’s figurehead
Steam whistle from main barIron cannon on carriage

Marine Auction Day 2

Nov 10, 2013 2:55 PM EST
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Isaac Sailmaker oil on canvas
Ship’s chronometer by Alex Dobbie & SonNautical trade sign

Marine Auction Day 1

Nov 09, 2013 4:56 PM EST
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
Sternboard with gilded eagle
Outstanding oil on canvas by James E. Buttersworth.Builder’s model of the steam yacht “Caroline”.

The Marine Auction

Apr 13, 2013 4:13 PM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
132: 19th century yacht wheel on pedestal
165: Pair of deadeyes from the schooner yacht “America”175A: Brass Herreshoff Anchor capstan

Nautical Antiques, Dec. Arts & Furniture

Nov 10, 2012 3:13 PM EST
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
173: Large vintage pond yacht.
172: Silver Salts from JP Morgan's Yacht Corsair180: Schrader, Mark V, Diving Helmet

Spring Maritime & Americana Sale

Apr 15, 2012 3:56 PM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
1150: "Tiffany cocktail shaker with 8 cups from ""Aloha
1148: Ship's bell clock & lithograph from "Sigma", 18971151: 1870s, Tiffany & Co. burlwood veneer decanter set

History of Yachting & the America's Cup

Oct 16, 2011 3:58 PM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
1115: Bronze signal cannon from the yacht "Colonia" c.1
1180A: Corsair Launch1155: J. Pierpont Morgan's Tiffany cigar cutter

Possessions of JP Morgan from Corsair 1890

May 01, 2011 4:35 PM EDT
United StatesBoston, MA, US
Auction Ended
1207: New York Yacht Club pennant flag
1116: Gold Cup winning speedboat model "Baby Bootlegger1017: Painting of fishing trawlers


Nov 08, 2010 10:50 AM EST
United StatesNorwell, MA, US
Auction Ended
2080: Model of the Nantucket Lightship
2102: 19th century oil on canvas of a shipwreck scene a2122: Rodney John Charman,The War of 1812

Outstanding Two - Day Maritime Auction

May 10, 2010 9:50 AM EDT
United StatesNorwell, MA, US
Auction Ended
1144: Steam yacht "Venetia".
1161: 329 ounce, sterling silver model of "Mayflower"1143: Otis Barton Diving Helmet.

Outstanding, Two-Day Maritime Auction

May 09, 2010 9:50 AM EDT
United StatesNorwell, MA, US
Auction Ended

Record Auction Results for Boston Harbor Auctions

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Morse diving helmet Philadelphia police: Rare, Morse diving helmet that was purchased in 1928 by the Philadelphia Police Department for their dive unit. With matching serial numbers 3280 which dates it to December 1928. Helmet is copper with
Apr 06, 2014
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Precision binoculars on pedestal.: Set of scarce high precision binoculars of Russian manufacture With carry case. Mounted to a chest high pedestal with crank mechanism. 65” tall, lens cowls are 5 1/2” diameter.
Nov 16, 2014
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Fine antique brass yachting cannon: A breach loading yacht signal cannon with 18 inch barrel. Fitted to a sturdy two wheeled carriage with all of its brasses. 36 pounds. 22 x 11 x 12
Apr 20, 2019
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Five copper funnel spotlights: Five copper and brass ship’s cargo fox lights with brass yoke and rippled copper housing. Diameter is 15”
Nov 10, 2013
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Model 2 cycle gasoline engine: Small working model of a gasoline upright ABC type 2 stroke engine with sparkplug, magneto, carburator. In good condition with good compression.
Nov 16, 2014
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Oil on canvas of military encampment: Oil painting showing a military encampment with soldiers, tents etc.. Possibly Bunker Hill in the background. 30” x 40”
Nov 09, 2013
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Chelsea 8-Inch Face Ship's Clock: Rare 8-inch face Chelsea ship's bell clock, engraved face with name of merchant "Spaulding and Company, Chicago". Silver faceplate with raised bronze numerals, set into a copper case with polished fin
Apr 30, 2016
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Carved Wood Mirror with Eagle: Large carved wood federal style mirror eagle finial. Stars surround the convex mirror. 44 inches tall x 30 inches wide.
May 03, 2015
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Leather and varnished wood game table: Elegant game table with gold plated hardware including knobs, rosettes and feet with rich varnished finish. The hand tooled leather chess board flips over to become a backgammon board. 34" wide x 30"
May 01, 2011
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