Lovely scale model of the American ship 'Constitution'. After two abortive attempts, she was finally launched on 31st December 1797. She became known as 'Old Ironsides' and continued in service until 1897 when she was towed back to the scene of her launching in Boston, where she remains as a museum.
Plank on frame construction, the kit contains building plans with English instructions, walnut or lime planking, lost wax castings, wooden masts and spars, brass and walnut fittings, etched brass details, rigging cord and flag. All plywood parts are laser cut for accuracy.