Dixie USA runabout 90cm Superb Wood
Built in 1908, 12 metre long, the Dixie II is considered one of the finest speedboat designed in the United States. It was designed by Clinton Crane, a renowned marine architect on the East Coast, and provided with a 220 horsepower engine specially designed for the model. It could reach a speed of 59 mph in his first attempts, and won many races in the following years. In particular, it already wins the Harmsworth Trophy in 1908, won by a first Dixie in the previous year.
All superstructure parts are in chromed brass, custom made by jewellery makers.10 layers of varnish are applied to obtain an excellent gloss and depth of the varnish.
Riva is a prestigious manufacturer of runabout motor boats, founded in the early 1950’s by the Italian manufacturer Carlo Riva.
Symbol of luxury and refinement, these boats are inspired by Chris-Craft runabout boats, seen on the American Lakes or racing boats in wood such as the legendary Ferrari Arno XI.
Riva built his last wooden runabout boat in 1996.
- Famoso runabout americano DIXIE 90cm SUPERB, Maqueta de barco, Maqueta de barco a escala
- Luxury Maquettes
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- País de origen
- Como nuevo - sin usar
- 5 kg