A c.1940 scratch built model racing yacht 'Secret'
blue and white painted hull, chromed keel with weighted base, long bowsprit and tall mast with rigging, on kauri stand. Was raced at Orakei Basin. Old label associated 'length 2' 6", keel weight 6½lbs. Owner: Stead Ellis'. Together with a vintage hand coloured black and white photo of 'Secret' racing, silver plate trophy cup engraved 'Wilson Cup 1944-45 Won by S. Ellis "Secret" ' and a trophy shield with silver plaque engraved 'Martin Shield O.B.M.Y.C. Junior Points S. Ellis 1945-46'.