This high quality, highly detailed, intermediate level, La Gaspésienne fishing boat schooner model is Brand New, fully assembled and ready for display (not a kit). A moderate skill level is required to raise the masts and adjust the rigging.
This Schooner La Gaspésienne Model was specially designed & built by the plank on bulkhead method (joining multiple small pieces of wood like western red cedar, rosewood and mahogany together on the hull). The sailboat model is built exactly to scale as the original La Gaspésienne Canadian fishing boat was with many details. The task required skillful craftsmen hundreds of hours to accomplish.Size: 43" overall L x 31.25" H x 5.5 W. La Gaspésienne Fishing Boat Canadian Schooner Model 43.
This high quality, highly detailed, expert level, La Gaspésienne schooner model is Brand New, fully assembled and ready for display (not a kit). This La Gaspésienne schooner model was specially designed & built by the plank on bulkhead method (joining multiple small pieces of western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany together on the hull).The sailboat model is built exactly to scale as the original La Gaspésienne was with many details. The hand sanded hull has black and white topsides and dark red bottom paint. Rigging on the La Gaspésienne is detailed with dead eyes and chain plates. The deck is beautifully planked from many strips of wood.
There are various details on the deck such as hatches, winches, and cabin. The schooner is mounted on a solid wood base with a metal nameplate. The La Gaspésienne was launched at the Canadian Davie Shipyard which was built in the beginning of the 19th century.The last of the Davie brothers died in 1951, and Paul Gourdeau, the company's accountant, took over the business. He began building wooden fishing boats of a type called the "Gaspésienne, " producing over 125 of them. The model measures 43 long from bow to stern. Highlights about this model schooner. 100% hand built from scratch using "plank on bulkhead" construction method. Included with this expert level sailboat model is a solid wood base with a brass name plate. Size: 43" overall length x 31.25" height x 5.5 width. Undreds of hours where required to finish this model sailboat. Completed model contains thousands of details created by skillful master craftsmen. Made of western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany. 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. After that the item will be re listed. Models are 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. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maritime\Model Ships".jimscar-go" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Mexico.