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USS Essex Limited 38"

SOLD FULLY ASSEMBLED - THIS IS NOT A MODEL SHIP KIT 38" long x 12" Wide x 28" High Limited Edition model which has the following upgrades over our regular USS Essex model ship: Includes a numbered Certificate of Authenticity signed by HMS Founder and Master Builder Richard Norris as only 250 will ever be made. Has a copper plated hull with individual copper plates (the plates are not painted on and are not stamped). The copper hull was used to prevent the toredo worm from destroying the hull on the actual USS Essex. More attention paid to the model during the construction process (improved painting and rigging Made with higher quality woods 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 white lotus wood birch maple and rosewood. Painted exactly like the actual USS Essex 23 masterfully stitched real canvass sails (not cloth that has wrinkles) Look at the amazing details: nail holes on the planked deck oars in the lifeboats cannon ball racks on the deck tied down cannons accurate figurehead rudder chains and more. Essex name on the stern The model ship rests perfectly on a large wood base between four arched dolphins (marble base pictured). No plastic fittings (metal anchors and machine turned brass cannons). To build this ship model extensive research was done using various sources such as museums drawings copies of original plans and photos of the actual ship.
Stock # B1703C
Price: $999.99
USS Essex Limited 38"
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