Venetian Galleass


Mark Persichelli added features to this plastic model kit of an early Venitian galley.

Mark Persichetti built this plastic kit of this galley. It was modified by adding details such as oars, and rigging blocks

A galleass from Venice, it was one of a half-dozen of oversized galleys used by this city-state in the Battle of Lepanto against the Turkish fleet. Galleass’ were used as focal points for three Christian battle fleets. The galleass were used to break through the Turkish battle lines so the smaller Christian galleys could attack the disorganized Turks.

Period: 1571
Model length: 17”. Height: 14”

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