Harvey Baltimore Clipper Wood Model Ship 31" Sailboat
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Harvey Baltimore Clipper Wood Model Ship 31" Sailboat:
Harvey Baltimore Clipper Wood Model Ship 35"
Harvey Baltimore Clipper Ship Wooden Model Sailboat 35"
This high quality, highly detailed, expert level, Harvey model is Brand New, fully assembled and ready for display (not a kit).
This Harvey Tall Ship Model was specially designed & built by the plank on bulkhead method (joining multiple small pieces of wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood together on the hull). The sailboat model is built exactly to scale as the original Harvey Baltimore Clipper was with many details. The task required skillful craftsmen hundreds of hours to accomplish.
The Harvey was built in 1847 in Baltimore, Maryland. Designed as a Baltimore Clipper, she was a very fast topsail schooner working out of the port of Galveston Texas. At the turn out the Century she was making several voyages a year between Galveston and the ancient Jewish port of Jaffa which at the time was still under the Ottaman empire. Her main cargo was hemp used to make ropes for the rigging of ships.
The Baltimore Clippers were topsail schooners or brigs with raked masts and sharp deep hulls that allowed them to sail close to the wind. They were orginally used as slavers and light cargo vessels, but their speed made them ideal privaters. In the War of 1812, sailing under Letters of Marque the Chasseur commanded by Captain Thomas Boyle captured 45 British merchant ships. The Chasseur was later nicknamed the "Pride of Baltimore" and a replica of her sails today and can be seen in Baltimore.
The model measures 35" long from bow to stern. It's a fabulous boat model that will be a conversation piece for any room or office.
Highlights about this Baltimore Clipper model tall ship:
- 100% hand built from scratch using “plank on frame” construction method
- Included with this intermediate level sailboat model is a solid wood base with a brass name plate
- Size: 35" overall length x 26" height x 8.3" width
- Condition: New (fully assembled)
- Hundreds of hours where required to finish this model sailboat
- Completed model contains thousands of details created by skillful master craftsmen.
- Made of finest wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood.
- Chrome and brass fittings and ornaments constitute the excellence of this model
- Extensive research through original plans and pictures make this model authentic
- This model went through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop
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