Korsholm III Ferry Boat Steamship Assembled 24 Built Handmade Wooden Model Boat New. This high quality, highly detailed, intermediate level, Korsholm III Model is Brand New, fully assembled and ready for display (not a kit). This DK Korsholm III Ferry Boat Model was specially designed & built by the plank on frame method (joining multiple small pieces of wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood together on the hull).
The steamship model is built exactly to scale and painted as the original Korsholm III was with many details. The task required skillful craftsmen hundreds of hours to accomplish.
She was put into service as a passenger/car ferry. She was bought from Sweden in 1958 and renamed the Korsholm III, also at this time the triple steam engine was replaced with 2 Volvo Penta diesel engines, this gave her a top speed of 11 knots. After rebuilding the Korsholm III could carry 354 passengers and 10 cars. She was but back into service sailing between Vasa, Finland and Umea, Sweden. In 1975 she was transferred to the Finnish Maritime Authority and used for hydrography (the measurement and description of navigable waters).
Renamed the "Stockholm" in 2000, she now cruises from Stockholm doing charters and carrying tourists. The model measures 24 (60.9cm) long from bow to stern.
It's a fabulous boat model that will be a conversation piece for any room, office or restaurant. 100% hand built from scratch using plank on frame construction method Included with this intermediate level boat model is a solid wood base with a brass nameplate Condition: New (fully assembled) Hundreds 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, 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. This model went through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. All items are in stock when they are listed. Inventory is tracked and updated regularly. We will offer other items in similar style and quality.
Packing: Items are securely packed peanuts or bubble wraps. Sellers: Add a FREE map to your listings.The item "Korsholm III Ferry Boat Steamship Assembled 24 Built Wooden Model Boat New" is in sale since Monday, December 21, 2015. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden". The seller is "atlantisgift" and is located in New York. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Taiwan, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Germany, Austria, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iceland, Gibraltar, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Canada, Oman.