Set of five Gorham plates titled on the reverse "1851-1974 IN TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICA'S CUP RACES THE BOATS-THE MEN-AND THE SEA" . In gold lettering each plate states"LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 SETS 323/1000. Around the border of the back of the plate going around the perimeter is a listing of every yacht that won the America's Cup and the year. Also mentioned are the class of the boats. The front of the blates have a blue band around the circumfrence with gold siloettes of different America's cup yachts. At the center is a painting of one of the winning yachts with an applied porcelain half hull with the name and date the boat won below.
List of Yachts:
America 1851, Puritan 1885, Reliance 1903, Ranger 1937,Courageous 1974.
Each of these boats represents a different era and rig of the America's Cup.
Condition: Excellent. (MI-775)
Diameter: 10 1/2 inches.