Le Belem (1896 – France)


“LE BELEM” (1896)

Model numbered – delivered with a certificate of authenticity.

• The Belem was launched on 10 june 1896 and built near Nantes in France. She was a cargo ship used to carry suggar, cocoa, coffe from Brazil to France and supply the cocoa for a parisien chocolate maker.
• She was a sailboat of 406 tons and 51m on lenght.
• In 1914,she was sold to The DUKE OF WESTMINSTER and converted her to a luxury pleasure yacht. And she was renamed Fantome II having been sold to the Hon. Arthur Ernest Guinness. Then in 1952, the Cini Foundation, bought the ship.
• In 1979, the Belem returned to France and was entrusted to Fondation Belem.

Size Scale Finishing Working Time
60cm 1/92e Rosewood 340 H
60cm 1/92e Painted 370 H
88cm 1/65e Rosewood 400 H
88cm 1/65e Painted 450 H
126cm 1/45e Rosewood 480 H

Information & tarif




For the pleasure to smell the smell of the liquid bees-wax, a light pasage annual on the wood; for the dust removal, if you possess one sandbank – hairdryer ( cold air) biweekly will be completed. If, unfortunately, you broke sometimes something on your model, to contacted the Association of close Designer from your home.

Chacune de nos maquettes est numérotée. C’est une pièce unique de par sa réalisation entièrement artisanale (la moindre petite pièce est fabriquée à la main ou au tour, en bois, aluminium, cuivre, …), la teinte de son palissandre, etc. Elle est en parfaite conformité avec les plans et autres documents acquis auprès des musées de la Marine, des Associations, des revues et ouvrages spécialisés… Un certificat d’authenticité est joint avec chaque maquette.

Since 1984, very numerous collectors rely on us: LIMITED COMPANY Prince Albert of Monaco, Realm of Spain, Head of state and of governments, Ambassador, admiralty, personalities of the world of the arts and the business, Enlightened amateur private, numerous museums.