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Mantua Caesar Roman Bireme 30BC 1:30

Part No:
770

Price: 109.00 (Including VAT at 20%)
Euros: 119.90(Inc VAT) / US Dollars: US$116.26(Tax Free)




A nice model of a Roman bireme of the first century B.C. It was in this type of ship that the Romans conquered the known world.

Plank on frame hull construction
Scale 1:30
Length 620mm

A typical first century B.C. Roman war ship. This Bireme was driven by two rows of oars. Out riggers stabilized the ship and the wales protected the hull from the protruding bows of enemy ships. While fast under oar, this type of vessel capsized easily under too much sail.

The Mantua kit features the following: A plank on frame hull construction, building plans with general details English instructions, walnut or lime planking, wooden masts and spars, brass and walnut fittings, etched brass details, rigging cord, printed sails, tent and royal standard. All sheet ply sections are laser cut for accuracy.

Scale 1:30
Length: 620mm
Width: 380mm
Height: 340mm

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