Malcolm Forbes Collection - For Sale

This model depicts L’Avenir, a four-masted steel barque built in 1908 by R.C. Rickmers, Geestemünde. She is 62′ in length, This boat was in the Malcolm Forbes Collection.The original vessel sailed from Port Germain, Australia, for Hamburg with a cargo of 3500 tons of wheat in 1938. After having radioed her position March 1 and “all well” she was not heard of again.