Amati Greek Bireme 480BC Wooden Model Ship Kit 1404

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Amati Greek Bireme 480BC Wooden Model Ship Kit 1404 (HPS/1404)
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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)

Hobbies Planking Tool Set

  • Plank Bending Tool with Blade
  • 2 x 50mm Nylon Grip Clamps
  • 2 x 75mm Nylon Grip Clamps
  • Pen Grip Pin Pusher
  • 7.5mm Brass Pins for Pin Pusher (Pack of 100)

Rigging Tool Set

  • Amati Rigging tools
  • Micro snips
  • Amati Loom-a-line