This museum quality, highly detailed, modern style, power boat model is brand new, fully assembled and ready for display (not a kit). The Ferrari Hydroplane model is handcrafted from beautiful wood such as rosewood, mahogany, teak, and along with various other exotic wood. The hull is constructed using a plank on bulkhead method, each strip of exotic wood are carefully joined together to form a smooth hull. This model is completely hand built to spec by skillful and creative master craftsmen. On the Ferrari Hydroplane, you will find a variety of beautiful handcrafted metal parts such as: metal gauges, metal steering wheel, metal propeller and much more.Including gorgeous chrome exhaust pipes and detailed stitched leather seats. Size: 23.5" overall length x 6.5" height x 9 width. 1953 Ferrari Hydroplane Wooden Speed Boat Model 23.5. This museum quality, highly detailed, modern style, power boat model is b rand n ew, fully assembled and ready for display (not a kit).
Including gorgeous chrome exhaust pipes and. A wooden stand comes standard with this model. The 1953 Ferrari Hydroplane was built for Achille Castoldi (a wealthy boat privateer) by Cantieri Timossi a hydroplane builder on Lake Como, near Milan. The engine supplied by Ferrari was a type 375 V12 Grand Prix engine developing 385 BHP.
In January 1953 Castoldi drove the Hydroplane dubbed "Arno XI" to an unofficial top speed of over 124 MPH. Attempting to break the speed record set by his rival Mario Verga, Castoldi installed a new engine with twin superchargers. Burning methanol this new Ferrari engine produced close to 600 BHP.
In October 1953 Castoldi set a new 800 kg speed record with an average flying kilometer 2-way speed of over 150 MPH! The speed boat has since been restored in the 1990s, and was recently photographed flying across the water in September 2004.
The model was built according to scale through original plans, pictures and drawings. We absolutely use no plastic parts only the highest quality wood and metal parts. This model measures overall 23.5 long from bow to stern.It's a fabulous model that will be a conversation piece for any room or office. More Ferrari Hydroplane & Other Speed Power Boat Wood Models Are Available. Highlights about this model speed 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. 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 wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak 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.
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Models are securely packed with foam sheets, peanuts or bubble wraps. All tall ships expert level are fully assembled and packed in an extremely secure wooden crate which is boxed and sometimes double box. This item was in stock at the time of listing. This will assure that your message will be received.Auctiva Offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Arno Ferrari Hydroplane Wooden Power Speed Boat Racing Model 23 Fully Built New" is in sale since Thursday, March 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Other Boat & Ship Collectibles".jimscar-go" and is located in Ontario, California.
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