NINA - HISTORIC WOOD MODEL SHIP KIT BY AMATI
NINA Wood Model Ship Kit AM1411 $179.99
Historic Scale Wooden Model Ship Kit by Amati Model
Length 15-1/4" Height 17-1/2" Scale 1:65 Intermediate Level
Plank on Bulkhead Construction
The Nina and Pinta, two of the ships in Columbus' fleet were known as caravels. A caravel had a shallower draft than a nao (Santa Maria), so it could move around in the water more easily. Nina did not have much cargo space, but was able to sail over difficult waters easily. Nina was so easy to control that sailors could easily explore shallow bays and the mouths of rivers. A caravel could hold about twenty crew members. They usually slept on the deck and would go below only if the weather was bad. Nina was a caravel, a smaller, lighter, and faster ship than the Santa Maria. Nina had three masts.
Amati presents a superlative Nina ship model. Kit features plank-on-bulkhead construction with pre-cut frames and keel. Fittings are realistically reproduced in cast metal, brass and hardwoods. Sailcloth, rigging line, brightly colored flags and pennants are all supplied. Nina is armed with two machine turned brass cannon. Kit is complete with detailed plans and instructions.
Nina, Model ship Kit
The paint sets for these kits are historically accurate colors that have been specially formulated for model ships. They are high quality acrylic based paints that can be thinned with water, thinner or alcohol. They clean up easily with water, making them ideal for airbrush use. Brushed or sprayed, paints dry flat with good grain structure and a smooth finish. The colors contained in each paint set are based on the colors shown in the picture of the model. 1 oz. bottles
Nina Paint Set (5 bottles) AM1411PS
these are high quality ship model kits, they may not be suitable for
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