Ship Model Watercraft Traditional Antique USS Constitution Cross Section
34H x 3.75W x 12.50L. This is a beautiful cross section of the famous USS Constitution. Model is handcrafted with the highest quality woods from scratch by master artisans using “lank on frame”construction, just like real boats. Each model takes more than 50 hours to construct and undergoes a demanding quality-control process. Among the details of this boat model: metal cannons, authentic crows nest, advanced intricate rigging, painted hull, inlay deck, water drums, metal ladder, metal skylight and many more. The model rests on a solid wood base with a metal nameplate. Constitution, a three-mast frigate, is the world oldest commissioned warship. Built primarily with dense southern live oak, its hull was 21 inches thick in an era when 18 inches was common. Paul Revere forged the copper spikes and bolts that held the planks in place. It was during the ferocious battle with the Guerriere that British seamen, astonished at how their cannonballs were bouncing off the Constitution” hull, cried out, “Sir, Her sides are made from Iron! ” Hence, the nickname, “Old Ironsides. The Constitution today is a national landmark and is currently docked in Boston. This is a newly made piece in excellent condition. Solid Wood Base, Metal Nameplate, Metal. Items noted as Custom-Made are NON-RETURNABLE. South Carolina-based EuroLux Home specializes in fine antiques for regular folks and exceptional antique-inspired, new furniture, lighting, and unusual home accents. Owners Aimee and Greg, childhood sweethearts, hand-select antique and vintage pieces throughout Europe, and carry high-quality, well-made new furniture, lighting, and home decor. A family business that offers big city quality at small town prices and knows the meaning of Southern hospitality, we support homeless pets with every sale. Subscribe to Our Newsletter. EuroLux Imports, Inc dba EuroLuxHome 2022.