Amati Greek Bireme 480BC Wooden Model Ship Kit 1404

Amati Greek Bireme 480BC Wooden Model Ship Kit 1404 (HPS/1404)
£74.99
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Glue Pack (MMGP)
£8.99
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Planking Tool Set (PTK)
£26.99
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Amati Greek Bireme 480BC Wooden Ship Kit 1404

  • Length 550mm
  • Scale 1:35
  • Clear plans and easy instructions make building a pleasure
  • Keel and frames are pre-cut for trouble-free assembly
  • Hardwood and metal fittings and accessories are highly detailed for an exact replica of the original vessel
  • Rigging line, sail material and pennant are also included
  • Clear plans and easy instructions make building a pleasure

Based on a sculpture in the Louvre in Paris, Amati’s model is a faithful reproduction of a typical Greek bireme. A fast and fearsome battleship, the bireme was manned by 44 oarsmen working two banks of oars. The protruding bow was a useful tool for ramming enemy ships.

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A fast, manoeuvrable battleship, the bireme was manned by 44 oarsmen working on two banks of oars.
The pointed keel was an effective weapon for ramming enemy vessels in close-quarter battles and boarding.


Optional Extras

Model Makers Glue Pack

  • Deluxe Materials Speed Bond 112g
  • Deluxe Materials Roket Max Thick Cyano (Super glue)

Planking Took Kit

  • Versatile bending tool
  • Pin Push with brass pins
  • Clamping Pegs

Rigging Tool Set

  • Amati Rigging tools
  • Micro snips
  • Amati Loom-a-line
Amati Greek Bireme 480BC Wooden Model Ship Kit 1404
Amati Greek Bireme 480BC Wooden Model Ship Kit 1404Amati Greek Bireme 480BC Wooden Model Ship Kit 1404Amati Greek Bireme 480BC Wooden Model Ship Kit 1404