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Ferrari Hydroplane OMH Handcrafted Model
Ferrari Hydroplane OMH Handcrafted Model
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Dimensions: L: 32 W: 12.5 H: 10 Inches

About
100% hand built from scratch using plank on frame construction method. Hundreds of hours is required to finish a model. Completed models contain thousands of details created by our skillful master craftsmen. Made of finest wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood. Chrome and brass fittings and ornaments constitute the excellence of our models. Extensive research through original plans and pictures make our models authentic. Each model goes through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. Just the perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector.

History
For 1953, Castoldi decided to focus on setting top speed records. He commissioned an 800kg-class three-point hydroplane hull to be built by Cantieri Timossi, a hydroplane builder on Lake Como, near Milan? The hull was dubbed Arno XI. For the engine, he turned to the new up and comers of the auto racing scene ? Scuderia Ferrari? On the morning of October 15, 1953, Achille Castoldi succeeded in smashing the 800kg class speed record with an average ?flying kilometer? two-way speed of 150.49 mph. He followed up the performance later that day by setting another record in the ?24 nautical miles? event with an average speed of 102.34 mph? Arno XI was restored in the early 1990s and was put up for auction at the Coy?s Festival at Silverstone in 1997 where it did not sell. It was photographed skimming across the water as recently as September 2004, along with many other vintage racing boats...
 

Brand: Old Modern Handicrafts
Category: Racing Boat Models

 
List Price: $737.50
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