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The bottom is solid although there is some work to be done in the nose of the boat. This is a unique boat for the true connoisseur and enthusiast.
Abbate is an hystorical italian producer of power boats since beginning of 1900 and was the closest competitor of RIVA during the 50s up to the 70s.
Chris Craft only made 96 of these boats and only for one year. The boat shows careful ownership and low hours over the years.
The boat is located in Arizona and is always kept under cover. All interior is original including egg crate side panels.
A removable teak swim platform and factory-option ladder are also included with the boat.
She is in good user-condition and should perform nicely for her next owner!
Invented by George Ravenscroft in the late 17th century, it took over in favour from Venetian soda glass which had dominated the European market for centuries.Its construction and style is very similar to Riva.Even though Abbate had a great success (especially in Italy), it never reached the popularity and exclusivity of the Riva brand. The Thoroughbred of Boats and the flagship model of the Century fleet!The site offers low price collectibles through to one of a kind pieces.The general information regarding 19th century glass on this site will be built up over time so that you can also use it as a reference source. Let us know if you think we can improve our service in any way.Welcome to Portobello Glass, home of the well established Susan Antiques on Portobello Road in the world famous Portobello Antique Market in London England.