An original miniature used in the production of Titanic, the 1997 disaster epic starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet under the direction of James Cameron.
This miniature was created by Donald Pennington Inc who were tasked with constructing the large scale miniatures of the Titanic ship. Fairlead miniatures such as the were used to dress the large 1:8 scale mid ship to stern filming miniature which was used in the shots of the vessel splitting and sinking. The detailed miniature is cast in resin with a weathered paint finish and features three holes where it would have been screwed to the deck. The bottom of the miniature is hand inscribed 'TITANIC 98 1/8TH CAPSTAN' and is signed by Donald Pennington in black pen.
The miniature measures approximately 4.25" in diameter and stands 2.5" high, it remains in excellent production used condition with a chip to one edge, otherwise very fine.
A displayable miniature artefact from this acclaimed Academy Award winning masterpiece which on its release became the highest grossing picture of all time.
|Movie / TV Show||Titanic|