Scale 1 : 60, length 106 cm, width 47 cm, height 70 cm
Data on the galley REALE DE FRANCE
The REALE DE FRANCE was one of the magnificent French galleys during the reign of Louis XIV in 17 century. The "REALE" in the name points out that she belonged to the king personally. The ship was decorated by the sculptor Pierre Puget. Some of the stern ornaments are shown in the Musée de la Marine in Paris, which also holds the original plans and many documents about the ship.
The ship model REALE DE FRANCE, photos, description and dimensions
Please take your time to have a good look at the set of photos of the galley model. There are several views of the model. If you click on a photo you will get that photo in high resolution. Only these high resolution photographs show how much work and handicraft ability were put in the model. (If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer or Firefox, press F11 to minimize navigation bars and have a larger screen with the photos.)
This very beautiful model of the REALE DE FRANCE is 1 : 60 scale. Length is 106 cm, width 47 cm, height 70 cm.
This model is no longer for sale. The pictures and the data are shown in the gallery of the ship models sold only to let enthusiasts and model makers enjoy the photos and maybe get ideas or some guidance, if someone builds such a model by himself.