Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Terra Nova Toast Rack

So you know how there's that auction coming up of artifacts that viscerally embody the unfathomable hardships of Scott's British Antarctic Expedition?

Well, tomorrow there's also this. I mean, just. Electroplated. Can you even imagine?

Lot No: 4
An electroplated silver six slice toast rack from the British Antarctic Expedition Terra Nova RYS (1910-1913), est. £1,500 - 2,000
Unexpectedly related: 100-year-old pat of butter found at Scott's Antarctic base [dailymail.co.uk]