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Thunder-Boat Model

speedboats AAS184

31-1/2"L x 11-3/4"W x 9"H

list price: $875.00
your price: $700.00
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The Jaguar XK120 ruled the road; Doris Day and Cary Grant were Oscar nominated. It was a time of peace, and optimism was unbridled… It was then that Rivas roared across the Lago di Como and skimmed the Mediterranean waves off St. Tropez. Thunder-boats (also called Hydroplanes) racing with each other at record speed. Stateside, the luxurious Chris Crafts were de rigeur with Hollywood elite. The throaty growl of that big engine built inside gleaming mahogany, rich leather, chrome trim. Leather padded seats displayed movie stars trying out the new bikini fashions. Husband number 3, 4, or 5 behind the wheel, decked out in spotless captain’s finery. No Coast Guard was able to overtake these sleek twin-engine torpedo shaped racers. This boat has it all-the curves, the looks, the excitement, the opulence…

Thunderboat model is hand-made by skilled craftsman outstanding quality replica of very popular 1950s hydroplane. Model boat have highest quality parts including meticulously detailed cockpit; all metal hardware made from individual molds. Thunderboat model comes with table stand.

see also:
hydroplane boat model
hydroplane boat model
triple cockpit boat model
triple cockpit boat model

Facts about our ship and boat models

1. All ship models are completely hand-made by skilled craftsman

2. Model ships have highest quality parts: hand sewn fabric sails with detailed stitching; each solid brass antique finished hardware made from individual molds.

3. Most ship and boat models are built plank-on frame, some ships have a solid carved hull.

4. Most model ships ready to rig. Detailed instructions explain easy assembly upon arrival.

5. All ship models come with table stands

6. Plans and drawings of introduced ships are researched in the archives of museums and national libraries. Our scale models are true miniature representations of the original yachts.

7. People love to admire the intricate details of the hulls, decks, rigging, and sails of our ship models. Scale ship models adorn the Oval Office at the White House, Wall Street offices, and private libraries.

8. All ships are made by the world leader in sailing ship model reproductions, and have implacable quality and attention to details

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