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Ben Franklin’s Black Prince Limited 24″

$359.99

Product Description

SOLD FULLY ASSEMBLED

Ready for Immediate Display – Not a Model Ship kit 

The Black Prince is a highly accurate and detailed scale model yacht designed for the discriminating sailboat or tall ship enthusiast. This museum quality tall model ship is a replica topsail schooner of the first privateer with Letters of Marque by the Continental Congress during the Revolutionary War, and commissioned by Benjamin Franklin himself.  This fine tall ships model is authentically painted and rigged in black, which earned the Black Prince both her name as well as a reputation as a nighttime terror in British waters, and she will bring an added spirit of excitement and adventure to any home or office as she sits perfectly sized for any small shelf, desk or mantle. 

24" Long x 5" Wide x 16" High (1:45 scale)

  • Built from scratch by master artisans
  • Individual wooden planks used in plank-on-frame hull construction
  • High quality woods include cherry, birch, maple and rosewood
  • Extensive rigging and historically accurate sails
  • Gun ports actually cut into the hull
  • Amazing Details, including:
    • Planked deck with nail holes
    • Rope coils, deck cleats and other nautical items adorn decks
    • Lattice grates, rudder chains, wooden ladders and planked steps
    • Solid brass cannons and metal anchors
    • Masterfully stitched, heavy canvas sails hold shape and do not wrinkle
    • Taut rigging with varied thread gauge and color
  • Meticulous painting accurately matches actual pirate ships
  • Removable base features Black Prince nameplate
  • Limited production run of these tall ship models
  • Certificate of Authenticity individually numbered and signed by HMS Founder and Master Builder Richard Norris
  • Extensive research of our tall ship models from original plans, historical drawings and paintings as well as actual photographs ensures the highest possible accuracy

Additional Information

Weight 6 lbs
Dimensions 24 x 5 x 16 in

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