Wooden model 1:85 scale of the classic Arab ship called dhow: Sultan. An incredible and natural naval modeling work that will move you to times and remote places, an essential piece for any modeler. Do not hesitate to immerse yourself in the construction of this beautiful ship. The kit contains very precise multimedia instructions, as well as quality wood and metal parts.
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HISTORY OF THE DHOW SULTAN: KNOW THE MODEL YOU WILL BUILD
Discover Sultan, a wooden model of this traditional Arabian dhow from the coasts of the Arabian Peninsula, India and East Africa. This ship was the primary instrument in the commerce and in the propagation of the Islamic faith. Also, the dhow was mainly used as cargo ship, from grain and fish to slaves or minerals.
The exact origin of the dhow is unknown, although its appearance seems to be linked to Islam. Revolutionary in naval history for its triangular sails and practically unchanged since its initial designs, it is believed that the dhow was the germ for the construction of Venetian galleys and caravels, favoring the creation of larger ships with mixed sails. The dhows are still sailing along the shores of the Indian Ocean.
CONTENTS OF THE DHOW CALLED SULTAN MODEL KIT
The modeling kit of the Sultan dhow contains everything necessary for the model to be a faithful reflection of the original ship, thanks mainly to its design by false keel and frames. It is a 1:85 scale model, an elegant two-sided boat primordial in naval modeling.
The replica contains a set of parts of board precut by laser of high precision; wood, brass and foundry parts; wood and birch veneer; high-quality brass photo-engraving pieces; sails handsewn and ready to be placed; cotton yarn; stand to expose the model once finished; Super detailed step-by-step guide.
|Minimun age||14 years|
|Difficulty. Who is it for?||Recommended for initiated modelers with basic knowledge of tools and materials and for anyone who wants a first contact with the work of sails.|
Upon completion of the model it has 390 mm long, 440 mm high and 125 mm wide.
The scale of the model is 1:85 .
Discover this traditional boat and its influence on later European shipbuilding.
What does the kit include?
High precision laser-cut plywood parts.
Birch wood and veneer.
Multiple wood, metal and brass parts.
Parts in high quality photoetched brass.
Sales are handsewn and prepared to be placed.
A support to show the model once completed.
Highly detailed step-by-step assembly guide with many pictures.
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