1937 Builders Half-Hull Model Of The Bermuda Rig Yacht Laura
This piece was made of seven individual pinned planks over a solid keel. The hull has varnished topsides and a red painted & varnished keel. The deck shows lined planks, the cabin and the mast stumps.
It is secured to a wooden hanging board with its 2 original mounts ready for wall hanging.
The backboard is signed to left 'R.D. 16491' and to right 'Burmuda Rig. Laura 1937'. Please note 'Burmuda' is a common alternate spelling of 'Bermuda', often used in sail configurations.
~ Dimensions ~
The backboard is 31.4 inches (79.5cm) long by 7.5 inches (19cm) tall. The hull is 29.75 inches (75.5cm) long by 6.5 inches (16.5cm) tall by 3.5 inches (9cm) deep.
It weighs 1.35 kg.
~ Condition ~
The piece is in very decent condition, a few areas of minor wear. The back of the board is worn.
~ Bermuda/Burmuda Rig ~
The term Bermuda rig refers to a configuration of mast and rigging for a type of sailboat and is also known as a Marconi rig; this is the typical configuration for most modern sailboats. This configuration was developed in Bermuda in the 17th century.
Item ID: 966
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