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Bottle - Santa Marie in a Bottle
Date Added: 22 February 2018

This is a model of the Santa Maria built in a 40w light bulb. The Santa Maria, a Nao, has three masts, a mainmast, a foremast, and a mizzenmast. There are 5 sails with the foresail and mainsail adorned with a large Portuguese red cross in the center. The sail on the mizzen is a triangular sail known as a lateen mizzen. The ship has a smaller topsail on the mainmast above the mainsail. In addition, the ship carries a small square sail, a spritsail, on the bowsprit. Each sail is attached to a long wooden pole, a yard, which spread the sail out across the top and held it open. It has a raised stern. A long banner flies from the top of each mast. The deck shows hatches, stairs and cabins with doors.
Type: Nao Santa Marie in a Bottle   Maker's Name: Breillat, Gérard
Category: Light Bulb   Made Where: France
Bottle Size: 4,5 cm   Year Made: 2012
Bottle Type: 40 w Light Bulb