Chris Crafts were first produced in the 1910s as high-end powerboats. Throughout the years, Chris Craft became the synonymous boating. It is available as a FULLY ASSEMBLED model ready to be proudly displayed. Master craftsmen handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch using historical photographs, drawings, and original plan.
They are built to scale with high-grade wood They are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships. Each model requires hundreds of hours to finish and must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop.This Chris Runabout has hand stitched brown leather interior. The gauges have detailed lettering to feature a realistic look. There are two flags that represent the Chris Craft heritage. This model comes with a wooden stand. Itll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast, or passionate collector. History Founded by Christopher Columbus Smith around the 1920s, Chris Craft Co. Still stands as a leader in producing high-powered, luxurious leisure boats. The quality of his models was tested through competitive speedboat racing, and the Christ Craft superiority rang true as the boats consistently proved victorious. During the era of prohibition, speedboat racing was embraced by gamblers, industrialists, and mobsters. These men readily financed the high-powered designs of craftsman such as Christopher Columbus Smith, John L. As Smiths boats started to receive awards such as the coveted Gold Cup of the American Power Boat Association, the Chris Craft name started to become a star among nautical enthusiasts. He continued to thrive in the speedboat competitions and his string of victories further accelerated the explosion of his companys success. Highlights about this classic runabout model boat. 100% hand built from scratch using plank on bulkhead construction method.
Included with this expert level power boat model is a solid wood base. Size: L: 25 W: 7 H: 7.75 Inches.
Hundreds of hours where required to finish this model Speed Boat. Completed model contains thousands of details created by skillful master craftsmen. Made of finest Mahogany wood and other exotic tropical wood. Chrome and brass fittings and ornaments constitute the excellence of this model. Extensive research through original plans and pictures make this model authentic.
This model went through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. L: 24.5 W: 7 H: 7.75 Inches.
Ready to display, not from any sort of kit. Made of finest exotic tropical wood.
Hundreds of hours were required to finish this model sailboat by skillful craftsmen and artisans. Individual wooden planks used in hull construction using plank on bulkhead method.Highly complex rigging with varied thread gauge, hundreds of blocks and deadeyes. Figurehead, cannons, anchors, bell, propeller and other fitting made from metal and/or brass. Solid wood base and brass nameplate included. Missing and loose parts are not considered damaged or defected.
We will send you extra parts with instruction. The actual items colors may vary from colors shown on your monitor. Listing pictures were taken from prototypes. Item(s) in stock might slightly different from the listing pictures. There are no two models looks identical.The item "Chris Craft Runabout Speed Boat Double Cockpit 25 Built Wooden Model Assembled" is in sale since Sunday, December 25, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Other Boat & Ship Collectibles".
The seller is "atlantisgift" and is located in New York. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.