The task required skillful craftsmen hundreds of hours to accomplish. Was built in Dumbarton, Scotland in 1869 and engaged in the China Tea Trade until 1873. She then embarked upon 20 years of passages between England and Australia.
After 1895 she served under the Portuguese flag for 25 years. She now belongs to the Thames Nautical Training College and she stands dry-docked at Greenwich, London.
Badly damaged by fire on 21 May 2007 while undergoing conservation, the vessel is being restored and is expected to reopen in Spring 2011. The model measures 34 long from bow to stern.
L: 34 W: 12 H: 27.5 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. 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 "Cutty Sark China Clipper Tall Ship 34' Built Wooden Model Boat Assembled" is in sale since Tuesday, April 14, 2015. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden". 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.