SOLD FULLY ASSEMBLED - THIS IS NOT A MODEL SHIP KIT
50" long x 15" Wide x 34" High (1:50 scale)
Includes a numbered Certificate of Authenticity signed by HMS Founder and Master Builder Richard Norris, as only 10 will ever be made.
Museum quality with many features not available in a model for under $5,000 or in any model kit
A real copper plated hull (not painted on and not a film). They are individual copper plates just like on the actual USS Constitution
Significantly increased amount of rigging, constructed with higher quality woods and increased details such as: hammock and bowsprit netting, cloth flags, more accurate bow, improved detail on stern eagle, improved rudder that swivels, and more.
Amazing details: planked deck with nail holes, tied-down cannons, barrels, buckets, cannon ball racks, rudder chains, handcrafted rosewood eagle on the stern, US shield on the bow and more.
Meticulously painted to the actual USS Constitution
23 masterfully stitched, thick canvass sails that hold their shape and do not wrinkle
Metal anchors and turned brass cannons
Advanced rigging techniques with over 200 blocks/deadeyes
Perfectly taught rigging of various colors, thickness and texture ensure authenticity
Authentic lifeboats - not flat bottomed
Requires hundreds of hours to build from scratch (not from a model kit) by our master artisans.
Built with rare, high quality woods such as cherry, walnut, oak, birch and maple.
The model rests perfectly on a large wood base (marble base pictured) between four arched metal dolphins.
To build this ship, extensive research was done using various sources such as museums, drawings, copies of original plans and photos of the actual ship.