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Celebrating the Golden Age Of Sailing

Embark on a journey to the Golden Age of Sailing with our collection of vintage sailing patents. Celebrate the rich history and innovations of schooners, tall ships, and nautical equipment with meticulously restored patent prints. Perfect for antique ship decor and vintage nautical-themed spaces, they add an authentic maritime touch to any setting.

All prints are created using Cannon IPF Professional printers using cold ink pigmentation on museum grade mat photo paper. The finished prints have the look and feel of old quality parchment. All materials are acid free, and archival, ensuring the there will be no fading, or loss of quality, for many generations. Sizes, backgrounds and optional frames are selectable through the menus to the right of the product images.

Full information on frames and prints see product information.

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Bright white photo paper with a mat finish.  Archival grade and acid free.


A subtle color with a light pattern with the  look and feel of old  parchment.


Distressed vintage finish giving the look of an antique document


A dark grey complete with delicate scratches. All graphic and writing is reversed to white.


A dark blue with a light geometric patter found on blueprints.  Graphic and writing is reversed to white.

Frames options

For ready to hang prints we offer several sizes of frames in black and white finishes with optional white mats. 

All options and prices are in the dimensions menu on the individual product listing. 

The age of tall ships

Welcome to our captivating collection of vintage sailing patents from the Golden Age of Sailing. Step back in time and explore the remarkable innovations and inventions that propelled schooners, tall ships, and nautical equipment to new heights. Our meticulously restored patent prints showcase the intricate designs and engineering marvels that characterized this era, capturing the essence of maritime exploration and adventure. These vintage prints not only pay tribute to the craftsmanship of the past, but also serve as exceptional decor pieces for antique ship decor, vintage nautical-themed spaces, and maritime-inspired interiors. Transport your surroundings to the bygone era of sailing with our Golden Age of Sail prints, bringing a touch of nostalgia and elegance to your decor. 

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ALL printing and framing is produced at liquidStudios in Vancouver, Canada  –  For more information view our About page. 

All prints sold by The Patent Print Shop are for the purposes of artwork or entertainment only. The prints are not legal documents. We are in no way affiliated with, or represent any individuals, products or companies listed on the patents.  All drawings and information on the prints are from the original patents submitted to the USPTO.  (Unless otherwise indicated on the individual product listing)

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