La Calypso de Cousteau


“CALYPSO” (1953)

Model numbered – delivered with a certificate of authenticity.

• The Calypso was originally a royal Navy minesweeper built by Ballard Marine Railway Company and launched in 1942 before to be use as a research vessel.
• Bought in 1950 by Thomas Loel Guinnessans leased to Cousteau. Cousteau restructured and transformed the ship into an expedition vessel. He made a lot of dicover.
• In 2016, the Calypso arrived to Turkey in order to be restruturated thanks to the Cousteau Fundation.

Size Scale Finishing Working Time
85cm 1/50e Painted 350 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.