"Bon Retour" Balsa Wood Scale Model Kit

"Bon Retour" Balsa Wood Scale Model Kit

  • $49.95
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"Bon Retour" Balsa Wood Scale Model Kit
Wooden model ship kit at 1/25 scale aimed at beginners modelers to build the French ship for shells from the Brest roadstead called Bon Retour. This type of Gallic fishing boat from the mid-20th century was used to catch scallops until forty years ago approximately. Once it is built, the fishing boat model measures 15.55'' (395mm) length, 14.60'' (371mm) height and 4.05'' (103mm) width.

HISTORY OF BON RETOUR: FRENCH FISHING BOAT FOR SCALLOP CATCHES

Discover Bon Retour wooden model, scallop fishing boat of the coast of the French Brittany used for this activity until 1980. Built in 1952 at the Tertu du Fret shipyards, it was fishing for thirty-seven years. In 1982 it passes into the hands of Guy Le Cornec, who undertakes his restoration.

Today the ship is managed by the association TUD AR MOR, entity that has as its objective the preservation of the marine culture.

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