This expert level, highly detailed, museum quality, Bibelot 1910 model is brand new, fully assembled and ready for display (not a kit). This Sonder Class half hull model was crafted in mahogany and tropical hard woods by the traditional plank on bulkhead method. After the bulkheads are laid and the hull lines trued, the hull is planked with individual wooden strips to form a smooth silhouette. The Bibelot 1910 model is then sanded, hand painted with white topsides and green bottom paint.The half hull is then mounted on a ready to hang wooden plaque, with an engraved brass nameplate. The half hull model is built exactly to scale as the original Bibelot was.
The task required skillful craftsmen hundreds of hours to accomplish. Size Plaque: 29.5" overall length x 7.8" height. Bibelot 1910 Sonder Class Model. Bibelot 1910 Yacht Sonder Class Half Hull Wood Model 24. The half hull model is built exactly to scale as the original Bibelot w as.Built & designed in 1910 by Nathanael G. Herreshoff to the German Sonder Class Rule and was used for German-American competition in the the years before World War I. She was so successful captained by Charles Francis Adams that she was bought by Kaiser Wilhelm. Racing in the waters around Kiel up till the 1930s, she was virtually unbeatable and became a legend in German yachting! Bibelot measured only 19' 4" on the waterline but had an overall length of 38' 2"!
Her beam was 7' 5", had a draft of 5' 3" and displaced slightly more than 4, ooo pounds. The Bibelot was lost in the Kiel bombing of World War II.
In 1992 a replica the Bibelot II was built for Dr. Roman Hummelt of Germany by the Atrisans School of Rockport, Maine. The Sonder Class is still being raced on the lakes near Munich and Austria. During sea trials she excedded 13 knots on a 20 knot day.
At the Eggemoggin Reach Wooden Boat Race she almost caught the J-Boat Shamrock V until she snagged a lobster pot and damaged the rudder. Even so the Bibelot II finished only 8 minutes behind 1st place! The half hull model plaque measures 29.5"(75cm) x 7.8"(20cm) and the model measures 23.6(60cm) long from bow to stern. It's an historic half hull model sailboat that is sure to become a treasured family heirloom.Many More Racing Class Yacht Half Model Sailboats Are Available. Highlights about this Sonder Class half hull model.
100% hand crafted using plank on bulkhead construction method. Hand sanded hulls are finished with marine varnishes and polyurethane paint.Included with this expert level model boat is an engraved brass nameplate. Size Model: 23.6 overall length.
Undreds of hours where required to finish this half hull model sailboat. Made of the finest mahogany and tropical hard wood.
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. Items will be professionally and securely packed with foam sheets, peanuts or bubble wraps. 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 "Half Hull Bibelot 1910 Yacht Sonder Class Model Boat 24 Abordage New" is in sale since Wednesday, November 13, 2019.
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