B261-100 Pyro Dutch Staten Jacht (Yacht)
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Fair
During the 17th century, the Dutch built light, swift and beautifully finished yachts for pleasure and affairs of state. Charles II during his exile in Holland developed a fondness for Dutch yachts, and sailed home in a beautifully appointed Jacht that the Prince of Orange loaned to him. Later Charles built a flotilla of them and arranged races. The scale is unknown, but the assembled model is about 8 inches long. Nicely detailed kit with full deck details and fitting, molded ratlines and billowing sails. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. Please note that one decorative bow tip is broken but present. It is an easy repair. Pyro is long out of the plastic model business but is famous today for the esoteric collection of kits they produced. The seemed to care little about popularity but designed kits based on historical significance or local interest. The quality of the kits is generally high. This model is no exception.
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