USS Constitution Tall Ship 38 Wood With Copper Bottom Model Sailboat Assembled
The task required skillful craftsmen hundreds of hours to accomplish. The bottom of this model is clad in copper and the copper has been coated with fiberglass resin to preserve it. This was an early form of bottom paint and was done to ward off barnacles and the Toredo worm (a wood boring worm). USS CONSTITUTION was built by Colonel George Claghorn at Edmond Hartts shipyard in Boston. Made from more than 1,500 trees, with timbers felled from Maine to Georgia and armed with cannons cast in Rhode Island and copper fastening provided by Paul Revere. Launched on October 21, 1797, she first put to sea in 1798. The USS Constitution has won every battle shes ever fought over 40 of them! Shes earned her nick name Old Ironsides after a sailor saw a cannonball bounce off her hull. Resting in Boston Harbor, She is the oldest commissioned warship in the world. In this edition, we are able to identify the production date of a model, the material that was used on the model, the craftsmen who worked on each area of the model, the individual who inspected the model and also the professional packaging staff. Quality is our number 1 priority, thus all steps are thoroughly supervised from the beginning to the end of making each model.
The model measures 38 long from bow to stern. The item "USS Constitution Tall Ship 38 Wood With Copper Bottom Model Sailboat Assembled" is in sale since Friday, December 4, 2015.
This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden". The seller is "atlantisgift" and is located in New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay.