USS Monitor Civil War Ironclad US Navy Warship Assembled 21 Built Handmade Wooden Model New. Original 1862 medium U. Monitor, an ironclad warship during the American Civil War. Details on this US Navy warship model include two on deck detailed metal cannons with wooden carriages, two boat davits with tenders, US & Union Jack flags, smoke & air intake stacks, pilothouse, twin gun turret, hull rivets and many more details… This USS Monitor ironclad model was specially designed & built by the plank on bulkhead method (joining multiple small pieces of wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood together on the hull). The model rests on a black solid wood base with a metal nameplate. The task required skillful craftsmen hundreds of hours to accomplish. USS Monitor was the first ironclad warship commissioned by the United States Navy during the American Civil War. She is most famous for her participation in the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 9, 1862, the first-ever battle fought between two ironclads. The Monitor fought the ironclad CSS Virginia (the former frigate USS Merrimack) of the Confederate States Navy. The monitor was innovative in several respects, including the first 360-degree rotating armored gun turret on an operational warship. The hull was completely underwater and was protected by an overhanging armored deck and armored “belt”. Her keel was laid on October 25, 1861, and she was launched 118 days later. The model measures 24.5 long overall from bow to stern. 21″ W: X 5″ H X 7 Inches. Condition: New (fully assembled). Ready to display, not from any sort of kit. Made of finest wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood. Hundreds of hours were required to finish this model sailboat by skillful craftsmen and artisans. Individual wooden planks used in hull construction using plank on bulkhead method. Highly complex rigging with varied thread gauge, hundreds of blocks and deadeyes. Figurehead, cannons, anchors, bell, propeller and other fitting made from metal and/or brass. Solid wood base and brass nameplate included. Guaranteed to arrive safety. Professional 100% secure packing. Missing and loose parts are not considered damaged or defected. We will send you extra parts with instruction. The actual items colors may vary from colors shown on your monitor. Listing pictures were taken from prototypes. Item(s) in stock might slightly different from the listing pictures. There are no two models looks identical. The item “USS Monitor Civil War Ironclad US Navy Warship Assembled 21 Built Wooden Model” is in sale since Friday, August 19, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Models”. The seller is “atlantisgift” and is located in Staten Island, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, to China, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, ZA, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, PH, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, BR, CL, CO, CR, PA, TT, GT, HN, JM.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Vietnam
- Brand: Old Modern Crafters
- MPN: B199
- Model: U.S.S. Monitor, an ironclad warship
- Size: L: 21 W: 5 H: 7 Inches
- Material: Wood and metal
- Constraction: plank-on-frame method