1939 Article Copperhead Yacht Sailboat Sloop Cabin Plans John T. Snite Chicago


This is an original 1939 one-page black and white print article describing the "Copperhead," a new 47-foot, 7.5-inch yacht designed by P. L. Rhodes of Cox & Stevens, and built by Palmer Johnson of the Sturgeon Bay Boat Works, Sturgeon Bay, WI for John T. Snite of Chicago. The article includes a profile diagram, sail plan, and cabin plan.


This 75+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 12.25 inches; 22 x 31 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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