MODEL CHRIS CRAFT RIVIERA
Official Chris Craft model
This model of CHRIS CRAFT RIVIERA is built in mahogany exactly as the real boat with fitting parts ( chrom brass) built by our jewellers. Real upholstery.
In order to obtain a perfectly smooth hull and deck, 10 layers of varnish are applied, intersected with increasingly fine stages of sanding. The final phase consists in applying several layers of gloss varnish to produce a ” mirror effect ” characteristic of these boats.
This is an exceptionnal Chris Craft model with its exclusive licence.
Secure packaging for shipping.
Numbered certificate of authenticity and warranty of 1 year.
Information about this model:
Builder: CHRIS CRAFT
Ref.: C CRAFT RIVIERA 82
1,275.00 € .
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The history of MODEL CHRIS CRAFT RIVIERA
1949-1954, dimension : 5.50m
The Rivieras were introduced late 1949, as 1950 models, expanding the CUSTOM theme into a full range of sizes. The baby 16' was beautifully proportioned but unfortunately underpowered with only enough space under the hatch for a "B" four-cylinder engine. 174 were built before the 16' was terminated during 1951.
In contrast, the 18' "RIVIERA" was very popular, and today is recognized as the quintessential 1950s runabout with its blonde decks, graceful proportions and excellent performance when powered by higher horsepower "K" engines. 1,210 were built between 1949 and 1954, when RIVIERAS were replaced by CAPRIS.