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Santa Maria by BobH - unknown kit - restoration project

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Hello everyone, some pictures of 'Grandad's Santa Maria before cleaning started. Sails and most of the rigging removed before they fell off.

I am no ship builder and stand in awe of you guys - detail, planking, scale it's just WOW I am amazed reading your build logs.

This is a restoration project for my Grandson due next year, keeping it in the family, although how to get it to Norway in one piece without breaking the bank (or the ship) will be a problem to solve in a year or two.

Thanks for looking and your words of encouragement in my recent Introduction entry.










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Hi, Bob. It's unlikely that your model was built from a kit. It looks very much like one of the decor models that were popular in the first half of the 20th century. Many of them were made in Spain, and Columbus' ships were popular subjects. Good luck with your restoration!



Chris Coyle
Greer, South Carolina

When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk.
- Tuco

Current builds: Macchi C.200 Saetta

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