Hemingway™ Pilar Fishing Boat

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US$ 503.76
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Dimension L: 27.5 W: 7.5 H: 15 Inches About This is the official licensed model of the famous Hemingwayâ„¢ Pilar Fishing Boat. The model was 100% handmade based on the original plan and painted green and black color. Contains many details such as a wooden chair, wooden bed, metal railings and metal steering wheel. Come with a wooden stand and ready for display.

Note: Photo frame of Hemingway is not included. History The Pilar was author Ernest Hemingway™’s prized possession. The 38-foot fishing boat was built by the Wheeler Shipyard in 1934 and was named after a bullfight shrine Hemingway™ had visited in Zaragoza, Spain. The shrine is prominently mentioned in Hemingway™’s book “For Whom the Bell Tolls.�

Pilar is also said to be the nickname of Hemingway™’s second wife. Hemingway™ purchased the boat in 1934 for $7,500. Hemingway™, an avid sport fisherman, did most of his fishing with Capt. Gregorio Fuentes on the boat. Fuentes was used as the fictional character in Hemingway™’s classic novel “The Old Man and the Sea.�

The boat now rests at Hemingway™’s Finca Vigia estate in San Francisco de Paula, Cuba. The boat originally had a black hull, but it has been painted green while in Cuba
Shipping specs
6.4 lbs
27.5" x 7.5" x 15"
Shipping weight
17 lbs
Shipping dimensions
17" x 12" x 0"
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This product is shipped from our supplier's warehouse in Ontario, CA, United States
Our guarantee
This product is brand new and includes the manufacturer's warranty, so you can buy with confidence.
A 25% handling charge is levied against all authorized returns except those due to our error. Unauthorized returns are subject to a 40% handling charge. Damages & defects must be reported to us within 14 days.
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