Virginia was a Confederate ironclad warship that fought the U. Monitor in the Battle of Hampton Roads during the Civil War in 1862. It played a major role in the Civil War defending the Gosport Navy Yard from the Union invasion. It is available as a FULLY ASSEMBLED model ready to be proudly displayed as a piece of history. 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. Virginia magnificent features include intricate details such as: wooden planked deck, upper wooden deck, planked lifeboats, metal anchors, smoke stack with metal rings, wooden cannons, wooden rudder and Confederate flags. This is an Exclusive Edition of the C.Virginia, where each model has unique laser cut serial number. This allows us to identify production date, material used and all other production information of a model. The model is secured tightly on a black solid wood base with a brass nameplate with the words C. Itll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast, or passionate collector. CSS Virginia was the first steam-powered ironclad warship of the Confederate States Navy, built during the first year of the American Civil War; she was constructed as a case mate ironclad using the raised and cut down hull of the scuttled USS Merrimack. Virginia was one of the participants in the Battle of Hampton Roads, opposing the Unions USS Monitor in March 1862. The battle is chiefly significant in naval history as the first battle between ironclads. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity. Monitor, an ironclad warship, was built in 1862 during the American Civil War by the United States Navy in response to Virginia seceding from the Union.
It fought against the C. Virginia in the Battle of Hampton Roads. L: 28 W: 7 H: 9 Inches. 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. Safely signal 100% secure packing.
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 "CSS VIRGINIA Civil War Ironclad Confederate Ship 28 Wood Model Boat Assembled" is in sale since Wednesday, May 11, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Models".
The seller is "atlantisgift" and is located in New York. This item can be shipped to United States.