HANDCRAFTED MODEL BOAT – THE “5.5”

This beautiful piece of art – a handcrafted model of the 9 m long OS-classed sailing boat 5.5 from the mid 50 th – is made in the scale 1:12 and is produced in five copies; this one (2/5) has a navy colored bottom.

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This beautiful piece of art – a handcrafted model of the 9 m long OS-classed sailing boat 5.5 from the mid 50 th – is made in the scale 1:12 and is produced in five copies; this one (2/5) has a navy colored bottom.

Designer: Tore Holm
Tore Anton Holm was born in 1896 i Gamleby, Sweden. He was a Swedish boat designer and sailor. He participated in five Olympic Games during 1920- 1948 and won two gold and two silver medals. His first own designed model, a “Skärgårds 55:a”, named Mayflower was built in 1919. TH passed away in 1977.

Manufacturer: Tore Holms Yachtyard, Gamleby
Model maker: Klas Ohlsson, Kohles Varv, Täby
Attribution Marks The model is marked Kohles Varv and is numbered: 2/5.
Materials: Mahogany and maple
Condition: This boat model is new produced and has no defects.
Size: Length 70 cm, Height 105 cm