Dimenssion: L: 35 W: 12 H: 37 Inches Features : This is museum-quality, FULLY ASSEMBLED replica of HMSSovereign of the Seas, a first-rate ship in the British Royal Navy for more than 50 years in the 1600sThis is an Exclusive Edition where the model has a unique serial number etched into the hull, which allows us to identify production date, material used and all other production information of a modelMaster craftsmen using historical photographs, drawings or original plans meticulously handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratchThey are built to scale with high-grade wood such as: western red cedar, rosewood, and mahoganyThey are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual shipsEach model requires hundreds of hours to finish and must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshopThis magnificent Sovereign of the Seas model features plank on frame, three decks, and three rows of ferocious cannons on each side of the shipA unique bowsprit design that consists of: brass statues and crafted brass ornaments on the panels
History: H.M.S. Sovereign of the Seas, launched in 1637, was the most powerfully armed ship in the world in its day. It was originally going to have 90 guns, but King Charles I personally insisted that a "great ship" be built for the English Royal Navy, so it went to sea with 102 bronze guns. The vessel was the most extravagantly decorated warship in the Royal Navy, completely adorned from stern to bow with gilded carvings. The ship was later renamed Sovereign and then Royal Sovereign. It was destroyed by fire in 1697 in Chatham.
Product Code: T077