Museum quality wooden planked model kit. One of the most distinguished of the American privateers of the War of 1812, Price de Neufchatel was built by Christian Bergh at New York in 1812-13. A superbly built brigantine of 310 tons, she measured 107' 6 at the waterline. She carried sixteen 12-pound carronades and two long 18's as chase guns.
Ordonaux of New York, she sailed with a crew of 150 men. Model Shipways' Prince de Neufchatel uses high quality basswood for internal frame-work. Laser machine cuts all wooden parts to absolute perfection. Single-piece keel and deck planking are basswood, and 22 bulkheads are high quality 1/8 plywood. Stem, rudder windlass supports, gun carriages and mastcap are walnut.The hull is planked twice; flexible basswood strips are covered with a layer of rich walnut. We include extra walnut strips for channels and railings. Perfectly scaled fittings include two sizes of wooden deadeyes and six sizes of walnut single and double blocks. Black standing and gray running rigging is provided in four diameters each. Britannia metal fittings are plentiful and accurately detailed, and include galley stack and two-horned cleats. Sixteen turned brass carronades were designed specifically for the Prince. Brass is also used for rudder, spar bands, pumps, and eyebolts. Gunport lid hinges are copper. Five sheets of plans leave no detail unrecorded, and 32 page illustrated instruction manual is easy to follow. You'll display your finished model on wooden launching ways, also included with the kit. Display base is not included. Length 32-1/2" / Height 23" / Scale 3/16 = 1 (1:64). THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AND HAVE A GREAT DAY!!
The item "MODEL SHIPWAYS PRINCE DE NEUFCHATEL wood ship kit NEW" is in sale since Saturday, April 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden".The seller is "ciii117" and is located in Alden, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.