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Belem Tall Ship Model (1896 France)

ADMIRALTY SHIP MODELS
(Code: 045)
In Stock
£ 800.00

Overall size:

 87 cm (L) x 60 cm (H)

The handcrafted Belem tall ship model has an underlying wooden hull covered by a thin layer of glass fibre film for a smooth finish.
  • The model is built to an excellent level of quality.

  • A fully built Belem tall ship model.

  • Scratch built wooden ship model.
  • A three mast French ship model with unfurled sails.
  • A gorgeous model of a 19th century tall ship.
  • Supported by a solid wooden stand.

  • Not a kit.

  • Dispatched from Bristol or Click & Collect.


  1. #DESCRIPTION#
    complete model ship BelemOverall dimensions:

    Length: 34.25" (87 cm)
    Width: 9.84" (25 cm)
    Height: 23.62" (60 cm)

    The handcrafted Belem ship model has an underlying wooden hull covered by a thin layer of glass fibre film for a smooth finish.

    - The model is built to an excellent level of quality.
    - The Belem model is sold fully assembled.
    - Supported by a solid wooden stand.
    - Not a kit.
    Dispatched from Bristol or Click & Collect.

  2. #SHIPPING COST#
    Models are shipped by courier and shipping costs are as follows:

    UK mainland @ £44.00 (excluding the Highlands)
    Northern Ireland @ £44.00
    Switzerland @ £88.00

    If the delivery address is outside above-mentioned countries, please email us to request a shipping quote. Please ensure you provide at least the country, city, and postcode.

    INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY INCLUDING EUROPE:
    Shipping cost doesn't include customs clearance, import taxes, duty or VAT. The buyer will be liable for payment of all import charges applicable in their respective country. Each country has a different tax rate. We advise buyers to check their government website for further information.

    DELIVERY TO NORTHERN IRELAND:
    There are no extra charges to be paid for deliveries to Northern Ireland. Please make sure to select 'Northern Ireland' as country at the checkout instead of United Kingdom.
  3. #HISTORY#
    Belem is a class A three masted barque launched in 1896. She began life as a cargo ship transporting cocoa and coffee from Brazil to France and sugar from the West Indies. The Belem tall ship is over 125 years old and these days it is moored in her home port in Brest, France. She has had an exciting history.

    The ship was sold to the Duke of Westminster, on February 11th, 1914. The Belem undergoes profound changes to be convenient for its new vocation: big luxury yacht. In September 1921, after less than four years of navigation in the colours of the Duke of Westminster, the Belem is sold to the Irish brewer Ernest Guinness. The boat is renamed the Fantôme II. Following the death of Ernest Guinness (1939) and the Second World War, the vessel was laid up in the island of Wight. The Fantôme II is bought in 1952 by the Italian foundation Cini to serve as its training ship. In 1979, thanks to a financial help from Les Caisses d'épargne, the Belem ownership became French once more.

    Travel on the real
    three masted barque Belem and have an unforgettable time.

  4. #REVIEWS#
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