This high quality, highly detailed, intermediate level, Cutty Sark model is b rand n ew, fully assembled and ready for display (not a kit). Designed by Hercules Linton in Dumbarton, Scotland, the Cutty Sark was launched in 1869.The Cutty Sark was initially designed and meant for trading tea with China. Crafted to race across the globe to sack immense profits before other European traders, the Cutty Sark was built for speed. In the memorable race between the Cutty Sark and Thermopylae in 1872, the Cutty Sark lost her rudder after passing through the Sunda Straight and arrived in London a week after their competitor. What makes the Cutty Sark the hero of this race was that she continued the race with a makeshift rudder instead of putting into port for repairs, and in spite of that only lost by a week. The Cutty Sark is the worlds sole surviving extreme clipper, with the majority of her hull fabric surviving from her original construction in the 1860s. A larger Cutty Sark Model and even one without sails is available! 100% hand built from scratch using plank on bulkhead construction method. Undreds of hours where required to finish this model sailboat. Completed model contains thousands of details created by skillful master craftsmen. Made of finest wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood.
Chrome and brass fittings and ornaments constitute the excellence of this model. Extensive research through original plans and pictures make this model authentic. This model went through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop.
After that the item will be re listed. Models are securely packed with foam sheets, peanuts or bubble wraps. All tall ships expert level are fully assembled and packed in an extremely secure wooden crate which is boxed and sometimes double box. This item was in stock at the time of listing. This will assure that your message will be received.Auctiva Offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "The Cutty Sark 1869 Wooden Tall China Clipper Ship Model 22 Fully Built New" is in sale since Tuesday, August 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Sail-Powered".jimscar-go" and is located in Ontario, California. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Mexico.