Amerigo Vespucci Varnished Version Size 4

Dimension: Length 190 x Width 55 x Height 115 cm.

Grade A / Museum Quality

Construction of the boat:

  • We place a double layer of plank on the hull, Teak wood for the model Varnished
  • Deck made with small planks of Oak wood.
  • Masts, lifeboats and other pieces on the deck are made with acajou wood, Beech wood and Teak wood.
  • Sculptures and anchors are molded in Zinc metal and painted.
  • Ornaments turned into Solid Brass.
  • Cotton sails are tinted in the tea.
  • Ropes are cotton and nylon waxed in the bee wax to do the rigging.

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Description

Amerigo Vespucci Ship Model

Origin: Italian

Year: 1931

School ship of the Italian Navy, still in use today.

Rig: Three Square Mats

Shipyard: Castellammare di Stabia

Home port: La Spezia

Italian training Amerigo Vespucci ship model :

The Amerigo Vespucci ship model is a tall ship of the Italian Navy. (Marina Militare) named after the explorer Amerigo Vespucci.

Its home port is La Spezia, Italy, and it is in use as a school ship.

In 1925 the Italian Military Navy ordered two school ships: Firstly, 74 cannon ships named Cristoforo Colombo in 1928.

Secondly, the Amerigo Vespucci in 1931. However, she is the only three-decker three-masted full-rigged ship to still be in use today.

Additional information

Weight 85 kg
Dimensions 210 × 75 × 130 cm