This model sailboat is highly detailed & ornate, you can even see the rivet heads on the copper clad bottom. The pilot boat model comes complete with a wooden stand.
The ship model is a replica of the original Katy Of Norfolk a Virginia pilot boat from the 1800's. It is sure to have tremendous appeal as a salty addition to your nautical decor and to become a treasured family heirloom.
Dimensions 31.5H x 36.2L x 6.7W inches
Authentic Models AS504 Katy Of Norfolk Pilot Boat Over time scale models made by shipyards, architects and early factories during the industrial revolution acted as sales tools or as a 3-dimensional application to register a patent. Samuel Pepys, Lord of the British Admiralty in the 18th C. was one of the first who created a collection of models, now in the National Maritime Museum. AM has made models presented as gifts to foreign Heads of State and dignitaries by the Netherlands Government. The Katy of Norfolk sits graceful as a white-winged swan; guiding ships to safety.