CONSTRUCTO Wood Ship Model Kit BLUENOSE II 1:135

This is a Brand New BLUENOSE II Historic Scale Wooden Model

Ship Kit from Construsto

Finished Model: Length 15" Height 12-1/4" Scale 1:135

THE KIT: This model kit is part of the Universal Series from Constructo. This kit comes with tools, paints, all the parts and materials needed along with a display stand with a brass nameplate. The acrylic paint comes in one container each of black, dark blue and red along with a paint brush. The models main structures are built from wood. These woods include Ramin, Mukaly, Sapelly woods and the hull is made from a pre-fromed piece of solid Ayous. The metal parts included are brass and cast iron. The nails, hinges, nameplate, chainpplates and windless brake are all made from brass. The cast iron parts include the ship's propellar, dewatering pumps, ship's wheel, airshafts and anchor. The sail material is a beige colored cotton cloth. A light and dark gray thread with all the fittings and rigging accessories are supplied.

HISTORY: In sailing and yachting history you will find the Canadian Schooner Bluenose is mentioned many times. She was launched in Nova Scotia in 1921, and was built as a fishing boat to operate in the rough waters off the coast of Newfoundland. Very soon her speed became apparent and she won all the great classic sailing races on the American
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