Pyro Dutch Staten Jacht (Yacht), B261-125

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Pyro Dutch Staten Jacht (Yacht), B261-125 plastic model kit

B261-125 Pyro Dutch Staten Jacht (Yacht)

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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 for that time and this model is no exception. Nicely detailed kit with full deck details and fitting, molded ratlines and billowing sails. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions. The scale is unknown, but the kit is about 8 inches long. 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.

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