The Christian Radich was built for training sailors for the Norwegian merchant navy and did so for many years. Master craftsmen using historical photographs, drawings or original plans meticulously handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch. They are built to scale with high-grade wood They are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships.
Each model requires hundreds of hours to finish and must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. This beautiful Christian Radich model features two tone colors white and blue painted on the hull, plank on frame, and three decks. The front bowsprit and three large masts are connected securely using advanced rigging and lines painstakingly knotted and fastened by hand.
Each yard has an attached hand-stitched unfurled sails made of fine linen. On the deck, there are metal cranes, authentic hand-built lifeboats with ribs and planks, wooden barrels, wooden light beacons, wooden windlass, wooden cabin, and many other spectacular ornaments. This model comes standard with a solid wood base and brass nameplate.
Itll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector. Wars end found her capsized at Flensburg, Germany, stripped of virtually all metal and fittings except her shell plating and decks.One of the most regular participants in tall ships races and other events in Europe and North America, by the start of her second half-century under sail, Christian Radich had been both witness to and a catalyst for the remarkable resurgence of interest in sail training and traditional sail generally worldwide. 37" Long x 11" Wide x 30 High.
Ready to display, not from any sort of kit. Made of finest exotic tropical wood. Hundreds of hours were required to finish this model sailboat by skillful craftsmen and artisans.
Individual wooden planks used in hull construction using plank on bulkhead method. Highly complex rigging with varied thread gauge, hundreds of blocks and deadeyes.
Figurehead, cannons, anchors, bell, propeller and other fitting made from metal and/or brass. Solid wood base and brass nameplate included. Missing and loose parts are not considered damaged or defected. We will send you extra parts with instruction. The actual items colors may vary from colors shown on your monitor.Listing pictures were taken from prototypes. Item(s) in stock might slightly different from the listing pictures. There are no two models looks identical. The item "Christian Radich Norwegian Tall Ship Sailboat 37 Wood Model Boat Assembled" is in sale since Wednesday, April 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Other Boat & Ship Collectibles".
The seller is "atlantisgift" and is located in New York. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.