Category Archives: Customer Models

Earnest Hemingway’s Pilar Submitted by Modeler William Farrell

Fellow modeler William Farrell sends us photos of his completed Pilar. William purchased the 1/27 scale Constructo Pilar from our store in February of this year. In 1934, Ernest Hemingway commissioned the Pilar, a fishing boat to be built to his own specifications Wheeler Shipbuilding in Brooklyn, New York, for $7,495. Pilar was a nickname of Hemingway’s wife Pauline. Hemingway also chose the name Pilar to honor the virgin of Zaragoza, to indicate his .

Customer Models and Build Logs

Would you like to have your model featured on our website? I have devoted this section of our website to customer photos and dialogue about model ships. Have comments, like to share some of your knowledge? I am looking for articles, self-help and teaching pieces which can be included. I hope to develop a comprehensive resource area where we can all share. Your comments and suggestions are encouraged. Regards, Dennis Reed