This high quality, highly detailed, expert level, United States Ocean Liner model is brand new, fully assembled and ready for display (not a kit). The task required skillful craftsmen hundreds of hours to accomplish. The model measures 32 long from bow to stern. It's a beautiful model ocean liner that will be a conversation piece for any room or office. Size: 32" overall length x 9" height x 4" width, Scratch built using "plank on bulkhead construction method.SS United States Ocean Liner. (also known as "The Big U") is an ocean liner built in 1952 for the United States Lines.
At 53,329 gross tons, she is the largest ocean liner to date built entirely in the United States and still holds the record for the fastest westbound transatlantic crossing. In 1952, on her maiden voyage as the new flagship of the United States Lines, the United States captured the Blue Riband with the fastest eastbound and westbound transatlantic crossings on record (11 July-15 July, 3 days, 12 hours, 12 minutes). The entry of the United States marked the first time since the Baltic a century earlier that a U. The United States lost the eastbound record in 1990, but still holds the westbound record, and remains the fastest ocean liner to cross in either direction.The United States plied the transatlantic with passenger service until 1969, and she outlasted the demise of her original owners. Highlights about this historic ocean liner model.
100% hand built from scratch using "plank on bulkhead" construction method. Included with this expert level boat model is a solid wood base with a brass name plate.Size: 32" overall length x 9" height x 4 width. Undreds of hours where required to finish this model boat. 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. After that the item will be re listed. Models are securely packed with foam sheets, peanuts or bubble wraps.
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