Mantua Model 755 Pinta
Mantua Model (755) Pinta
Pinta 755 Scale 1:50 Length 780mm. The Pinta together with the Nina and the Santa Maria, formed the fleet for the voyage of discovery led by Christopher Columbus. She was originally lateen rigged with one mast square rigged (caravela redonda) but was refitted just 10 days into the expedition leaving just the rear mast lateen rigged. A plank on frame construction, the kit contains:
- Building plans with general details
- English instructions, lost wax brass castings walnut or lime wood planking, wooden masts and spars, brass and walnut fittings, etched wooden details, rigging cord, sailcloth and silk flag.
- All sheet ply sections are laser cut for accuracy.