Ship model Apostol Felipe, historic wooden static kit Occre
Length: 785 mm
Height: 695 mm
Part No.: OC14000
The Apóstol Felipe was one of the six galleons built by Martín de Arana for King Felipe IV. It formed part of the “Silver Galleons”.
Scale 1:60, Length: 785 mm, Height: 695 mm
Display scale kit difficulty: 3
Apostol Felipe and this kind of galleon were used for transporting goods and treasures in the “Race for the Indies”. Its first voyage as a member of the galleon fleet was made in 1629, transporting treasures to Spain. It was an Admiral vessel of the Guardian Armada until 1633. It took part in the war of Brazil to recuperate Pernambuco and transported troops and money to Flanders, taking part in the battle of Dunas.
The kit features the following: This advanced kit is suitable for ship kit builders who previously built two or more models of a similar style. The plan was drawn from the French period books. Standard plank on frame hull construction, utilize walnut, maple and lime wood. Figure head, caryatids, angels & other ornamentations in cast or pressed brass, sails. All dead eyes, blocks, etc. are in walnut. Flags printed on silk, standing & running in black & natural rope. All lanterns, cannon, anchors, hinge & strops made in metal. Fully detailed building plans with English instructions.
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