This HMS Pegasus is part of Amati's Victory Model Kit. This kit is based on original plans still in existence.
Plank-on-bulkhead construction uses laser cut wooden parts throughout. Original ornamentation is faithfully reproduced, and includes photo-etched brass sheets for window frames, deadeye strops, footrope stirrups, gunport scuttles, hinges and other fine detail. Brass cannon rest on wooden carriages.Copper hull plating is so accurate that there is a left and right side to every plate to avoid protruding nail heads. The kit also contains a flag set and sailcloth, should you wish to rig your model with main sails. Full sized plans and illustrated instructions take you through every stage of construction. Victory Model kits feature laser-cut parts, high quality scale fittings, photo-etched brass parts for fine scale detail, high quality woods, detailed plans, and instructions in English. Length 13.5", Height 23.5", Scale 1:64.
Built at Sheerness Dockyard, Pegasus was launched Dec 17, 1776. Her armament consisted of 14 carriage mounted cannon and 16 swivel guns. After an operational career of less than a year, she foundered off the coast of Newfoundland on October 31, 1777.
The item "Amati HMS Pegasus 32 Wooden Tall Ship Model Kit Victory Series Swan Class 1776" is in sale since Wednesday, August 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats & Ships". The seller is "wally-hamilton" and is located in Everett, Washington.This item can be shipped to United States.