This model runabout went through a painstaking process of sanding and varnishing to achieve it's mirror finish. The fittings are all brass, the rudders and propellers are also brass. The seats are made of leather. This beautiful Dixie II speed boat model is sure to become a family heirloom.Size: 36" overall L x 9" H x 7 W. 1908 Hydroplane Speed Boat Wood Model 36. This high quality, highly detailed, expert level, Dixie II Hydroplane Model is brand new, fully assembled and ready for display (not a kit). This Dixie II Hydroplane Runabout Model was specially designed & built by the plank on frame method (joining multiple small pieces of wood like Rosewood, Mahogany and western red cedar wood together on the hull).
In 1908, Captain Pearce was skipper of the "Dixie II" which successfully defended the Harmsworth Trophy in a race on Huntington Bay, Long Island Sound, that "Motor Boat Magazine" described as the "greatest motor boat race the world has ever known". In this race "Dixie II" beat "Wolsely-Siddeley", "USA" and "Den", with "Dixie II" averaging 27.75 nautical or 32 statute miles per hour. The model measures 36 long from bow to stern. It's a wonderful hydroplane speed boat model that is sure to be a conversation piece for any room or office.Many More Wooden Model Runabout Speed Boats & Hydroplanes Are Available. Highlights about this Speed Boat Model.
100% hand built from scratch using "plank on frame" construction method. Included with this Expert level speed boat model is a solid wood base. Size: 36" overall length x 9" height x 7 width.
Undreds of hours where required to finish this model boat. Completed model contains thousands of details created by skillful master craftsmen.Made of finest wood like Rosewood, Mahogany and Western Red Cedar. Brass fittings and ornaments constitute the excellence of this model speed boat. Extensive research through original plans and pictures make this model authentic. This model went through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. After that the item will be re listed.
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