Museum quality wooden planked model kit. Escape to the far-way places of your imagination with Amati's models! 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 during close range fightings. Boating and sailing became very important to the Greek way of life. The Greeks needed ways to import and export trade goods both within Greece and to other countries. The mountainous terrain of Greece made sailing the easiest way.
Wars also caused countries to learn about sailing. Navies became a must in these wars. Was won because the Athenian navy was superior to the Persian navy. / "Ancient Greek Methods of Boating and Sailing" by Kenny McMahon and Nick Chadha/.
Amati's model is a faithful reproduction. Keel and frames are laser cut for trouble-free assembly.Hardwood and metal fittings and accessories are highly detailed for an exact replica of the original vessel. Rigging line, pre-printed sail material and pennant are also included. Clear plans and easy instructions make building a pleasure.
Length 22 / Scale 1:35. Amati was founded in the 1879 on the principle of old world craftsmanship. Amati kits are accurately detailed, faithful renditions of the original vessels. Materials are the finest available, plans and instructions are excellent, and presentation is beautiful.
In recent years, Amati has taken full advantage of computerized design and modern materials to enhance its products. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AND HAVE A GREAT DAY!! The item "AMATI Greek Bireme ship wood model KIT Rare" is in sale since Saturday, April 2, 2016. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden". The seller is "ciii117" and is located in Alden, Illinois.This item can be shipped worldwide.