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Historically accurate features bedeck these museum-quality Limited Edition scale replica tall ship models of the Wasa (or Vasa), which are built with the finest craftsmanship and attention to detail.?As the grandest warship in the fleet of Swedish King Gustavus Adolphus and built according to his personal specifications, this fighting tall ship of the line salvaged and now displayed as a modern museum ship occupies a distinguished place in Swedish naval history.?Now her Limited Edition tall ships model may similarly occupy a proud position in your office, home or meeting room from which to display her exquisite beauty.?
32" Long x 9" Wide x 28" High (1:85 scale)
Built from scratch over hundreds of hours by master artisans
Accurate scale replica tall ship models of the Wasa
Museum Quality features not available in other tall ship models under $3,000 or any kit
Over 1,000 individual hull pieces, with more than 100 carved adornments
Detailed scrollwork, carvings, beakhead and railed quarter balconies with hand-painting
Historically correct sails
Extensive rigging with hundreds of single, double and triple deadeyes
Realistic lifeboats with oars and numerous other deck features
Numerous additional deck details such as cannon balls, barrels, rope coils, cleats, etc.
Individual woodenplanks used in plank-on-frame hull construction
High quality woods include walnut, cherry, birch, teak and rosewood
Gun ports actually cut into the hull
Amazing Details, including:
Planked deck with nail holes
Authentic scale lifeboats with oars
Curved wooden staircases ascend aftcastle and forecastle
Numerous individual cannon arm the ship
Solid brass cannon fire through actual gun ports
Cannonball racks, buckets, barrels, rope coils and other nautical items adorn decks
Lattice grates, rudder chains, wooden ladders and planked steps
Metal anchors on thick hawsers
Masterfully stitched, heavy canvas sails hold shape and do not wrinkle
Taut rigging with varied thread gauge and color
Cloth flags fly from masts and rigging
Limited production run only 25 of these model tall ships
Certificate of Authenticity individually numbered and signed by HMS Founder and Master Builder Richard Norris
Wooden display base features four arched dolphins
Pictured with marble base (available for purchase)
Extensive research of original plans, historical drawings and paintings as well as actual photographs ensures the highest possible accuracy
NOTE: There is an optional model of the Wasa 32" available without sails for the same price. Simply note at the bottom of our checkout page that you would like the Wasa 32" without sails.
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