The Misticque built in the Marseilles shipyards around the middle of the eighteenth century, and sailed until the beginning of the nineteenth. She was a three master, being equipped with a lateen sail on the foremast, and square sails on both the main and mizzen masts. If becalmed or in difficulties with her sails, she could revert to her oars. She was a trading vessel, but to defend herself by privateers attacks, she was provided with 15 guns.
The Misticque had a constricted area of covered quarters, but she was a trader, most the of Misticque's space below decks was dedicated to the stowing of the cargo, with subsequent sacrifice of the crew's living quarters, sadly a not uncommon thing in trading vessels of that era. (Made in china) DIY product. She is a Double plank on bulkhead kit.
All woods are laser cut for accuracy. Fittings are made of cast metal, Brass , Wood carving and hardwoods.There are Bow and stern fillers so you can have a correct hull shape. Although she was designed for speed. She carried 18 guns to defend herself from privateers. There are silk screened flags, five diameters of rigging line.
Good plans, English manual, illustrated instructions and display cradle. The material of cannon has been upgraded to cast copper. The goods are sent from China via DHL, UPS and EMS express companies. The item "PRO Misticque French Xebec 1750 wood model ship kits boat DIY for adults new" is in sale since Tuesday, May 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden".
The seller is "ron715ron" and is located in shanghaI. This item can be shipped worldwide.