Scale 1 : 10, length 47 cm, width 17 cm, height 11
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Price 600 Euro, plus transport cost
The Vorupør pram of 1895
This boat type was used along the Danish North Sea coast from Hirtshals to Agger. It was built in Vorupør of spruce wood and used for fishing with hook and line. On the upper end of the stern an additional plank is fastened to prevent waves breaking over the stern when the boat is pushed on the beach.
A description and plans of the pram are given in the book by Christian Nielsen, "Wooden Boat Designs, Classic Danish Boats measured and described", Stanford Maritime, London 1980, ISBN 054007396-2.
The Vorupør pram model, photos, description and dimensions
The ship model was built from cherry tree wood according to plans from the book by Nielsen (see above).
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This model of the Voropør pram 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 47 cm, width 17 cm, height 11 cm. The model does not need a special stand.
Price of the ship model and transport
The price of the model is 600 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.