Amerigo Vespucci Painted Model Ship 80cm - A special edition of maritime history

Amerigo Vespucci Painted Model Ship 80cm - A special edition of maritime history

In the extensive realm of maritime heritage and seafaring charm, the Amerigo Vespucci 80cm model ship stands out as a prominent figure, both historically and now, embodied in an exquisite Amerigo Vespucci 80cm wooden model ship. This model ship was carefully built by skilled artisans, showing off intricate details that capture the essence of the original ship.

A Showcase of Handicrafts

Master craftsmen meticulously handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch using historical references such as photographs, drawings, or original plans. Built to scale with high-grade wood like western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany.

Each historical ship undergoes 100% hand-built construction using the plank-on-frame method, similar to actual shipbuilding. Each quality model demands hundreds of hours to complete and undergoes stringent quality control before leaving the workshop.

A perfect replica of Amerigo Vespucci sailing ship

The Amerigo Vespucci ship model features a distinctive two-tone black and white hull paint, plank-on-frame construction, three decks, and rows of portholes. Its front bowsprit and three masts are securely connected with handcrafted rigging, while the Italian flag flies from the mizzen yard. Metal anchors, a wooden rudder, and hand-built lifeboats adorn the deck, alongside various other wooden ornaments.

The Story of the Amerigo Vespucci Model Ship

The ship Amerigo Vespucci is named after the explorer Amerigo Vespucci. It is a tall ship owned by the Marina Militare and is based in Livorno, Italy. The Italian training ship Amerigo Vespucci was built in 1925 and is still used as a school ship today. The Italian Navy ordered two ships designed by Lieutenant Colonel Francesco Rotundi for training purposes. The design drew inspiration from the grand style of late 18th-century 74-cannon ships of the line.

The Royal Naval Shipyard in Naples built the Amerigo Vespucci in 1930. It launched on February 22, 1931, and started operating in July of the same year. This ship has three masts and is made of steel. It is 82.4 meters long, with a total length of 101 meters including the bowsprit, and a width of 15.5 meters.

The Amerigo Vespucci ship has a draft of 7 meters and weighs 4146 tons when fully loaded. Diesel-electric engines power it, and it can reach a top speed of 10 knots.

A Collector's Dream: Perfect for Home or Office

Our Amerigo Vespucci Painted ship model adds elegance, sophistication, and a touch of maritime history to any space. Ideal model ship for home decoration, office decoration, or museums, it makes a perfect gift for history enthusiasts alike.

Crafted with premium materials, this ship model seamlessly combines beauty, accuracy, and craftsmanship to form a breathtaking piece of art. Whether you're a maritime history enthusiast or someone who appreciates fine, intricate artwork, the Amerigo Vespucci Painted model ship is an essential addition to your antique collection.

Step into the world of maritime history with our Amerigo Vespucci Painted Model Ship! This crafted replica offers a stunning display of naval elegance, making it the perfect addition to any space. If you love boats or collect unique gifts, our model ship will definitely impress you. Handcrafts with premium materials, it boasts quality construction and lasting beauty.

Don't let this opportunity sail away! Click here to make the Amerigo Vespucci Painted model ship 80cm, a centerpiece in your collection.

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