La Belle 1684 KS17

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La Belle 1684

Size: 450MM*188MM*388MM

Scale:1/48

    La Belle was one of Robert de La Salle's four ships when he explored the Gulf of Mexico with the ill-fated mission of starting a French colony at the mouth of the Mississippi River in 1685. La Belle was wrecked in present-day Matagorda Bay the following year, dooming La Salle's Texas colony to failure. For over three centuries the wreckage of La Belle lay forgotten until it was discovered by a team of state archaeologists in 1995. The discovery of La Salle's flagship was regarded as one of the most important archaeological finds of the century, and a major excavation was launched by the state of Texas that, over a period of about a year, recovered the entire shipwreck and over a million artifacts.




















  • Model: KS17
  • Shipping Weight: 3kg
  • 8 Units in Stock


This product was added to our catalog on Monday 20 April, 2015.

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