Scale 1 : 10, length 44 cm, width 18 cm, height 10
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Price 500 Euro, plus transport cost
The coble from Perth
The coble is a type of open traditional fishing boat which developed on the North East coast of England and Scotland. The distinctive shape of the boat — flat-bottomed and high-bowed — arose to cope with the particular conditions prevalent in this area. Flat bottoms allowed launching from and landing upon shallow, sandy beaches.
A description and plans of the coble are given in the book Eric McKee, Working Boats of Britain, their Shape and Purpose, Conway Maritime Press, London 1983.
The coble model, photos, description and dimensions
The ship model was built from cherry tree wood according to plans from the book by McKee (see above).
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This model of a coble was built by Rainer Wedel, Geestland, Germany. He is model maker at the Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum (Maritime Museum of Germany) in Bremerhaven.
The boat is a very beautiful,
fine piece of work, a true master piece.
The model is 1 : 10 scale. Length is 44 cm, width 18 cm, height 10 cm. The model does not need a special stand.
Price of the ship model and transport
The price of the model is 500 Euro, plus transport cost.
Transport: The ship model can be easily shipped in a transport box.
The ship model is available from the builder, Mr. Rainer Wedel, Grasacker 10, 27607 Geestland, Germany,
phone +49 4743 9132632, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please contact him, if you are interested in this model.