After more than two years of extensive research and development using information and sources previously unavailable, this kit has become most historically accurate, highly detailed version(in her Trafalgar condition) available. Our model is very different from other manufacturers, and the amendments are the result of our own research verified by Mr. Peter Goodwin, and further research provided by Mr. Goodwin is the Keeper and Curator of H. Victory in Portsmouth and is currently heading a massive project to research Victory's true Trafalgar configuration.
Details of the planned amendments were due for release but had been delayed. As soon as this information is available it will be posted on our web site. Forever associated with Nelson's last battle, H. Victory is one of the most famous ships of all time, and is now preserved as a major part of the Royal Naval Museum in Portsmouth.Forty years old by the time of Trafalgar (1805), she had been the flagship of half a dozen Admirals and was to continue in active service until 1812. This kit includes double plank on bulkhead construction in lime and walnut, complete with pre-cut gunport strips. 5 different sizes of turned brass cannons, carronades, 8 sheets of brass-etched components, 3 different profiled brass rails, CNC cut walnut and ply components, profiled where necessary. Features all-new scale turned wood belaying pins, support pillars and staircase balusters, all necessary blocks and black / natural hemp for rigging, 4 ships boats in authentic plank on bulkhead construction, and all new scale copper plates.
Included are 18 sheets of fully detailed actual size plans and a comprehensive, full colour, step-by-step instruction manual including constructional photos of the prototype. All this enables you to build the most authentic model of H. Victory as she appeared at Trafalgar at a museum quality.
The kit also includes the timber work to produce the model to the current specifications as she stands in Portsmouth, for example, timberheads, capping and hammock cranes for the forecastle. This brand new kit comes with detailed English instructions, though the. Is best for advanced builders!
Our Ships and Kits Make Great Gifts and Projects! Add a map to your own listings. The item "Exquisite, Detailed Wooden Model Ship Kit by Caldercraft the HMS Victory" is in sale since Wednesday, January 10, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Other Boat, Ship Models & Kits". The seller is "ageofsail" and is located in San Lorenzo, California.This item can be shipped worldwide.