Belem Red Size 1

Dimension: Length 80 x width 27 x Height 55 cm

Grade A + / Museum Quality 

Construction of the boat:

  • We place a layer of fiberglass on the hull’s planks and painted with acrylic paint.
  • Deck made with small planks of Beech wood.
  • Masts, lifeboats and other pieces on the deck are made with Acajou, Beech and Teak wood.
  • Sculptures and anchors are molded in Zinc metal and painted.
  • Ornaments turned into Solid Brass.
  • Sails made with cottons.
  • Ropes are cotton and nylon waxed in the bee wax to do the rigging.

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    Belem Ship Model

    Origine : France

    Année : 1896

    Belem started out as a cargo ship carrying sugar from the West Indies. She also carried some cocoa and coffee from Brazil and Guyana. Which were delivered to Nantes, France.

    However, Belem ship model was purchased in 1951 by the Venetian count Vittorio Cini. In addition, they named her the Giorgio Cini after his son.

    On August 31, 1949, he died in a plane crash near Cannes until 1965. Therefore, the Belem ship model was rigged to a barkentine. Most importantly, used as a sail training ship.

    She was also considered too old at times. Therefore , moored at Venice’s San Giorgio Maggiore Island.

    Nevertheless, Belem narrowly avoided the Mount Pelée eruption in Saint-Pierre.  Martinique, on May 8, 1902.

    Additional information

    Weight 12 kg
    Dimensions 90 × 37 × 65 cm