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Wasa, Vasa


The Wasa, Vasa

Numbered model – delivered with a certificate of authenticity

The Vasa, launched in Spring 1627, was built for King Gustavus II Adolphus of Sweden and was intended to be the flagship of the King of Sweden’s fleet with its 64 cannons.
The Vasa had 3 masts, supported 10 sails and weighed nearly 1,200T.
During its maiden voyage on August 10, 1628, Vasa, victim of several gusts of wind, ended up sinking, taking with it nearly 50 crew members.
On April 24, 1961, the Wasa was refloated and stored in a temporary building then in 1987, it was stored in Stockholm in the Vasa Museum.

Size Scale Finish Working time
114cm 1/60e Rosewood 650 H