USS Kearsarge Limited 35″


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Product Description


Ready for Immediate Display – Not a Model Ship kit 

These model tall ships scale Civil War replicas of the early propeller-driven steamship USS Kearsarge are a Limited Edition defined by museum-quality features and finely-crafted details. Great effort and devoted attention to historical accuracy ensures that every detail on this warship matches her as she sailed the Atlantic and fought Confederate raider the CSS Alabama in their famous engagement. This Limited Edition tall model ship is certain to inspire with her patriotic history and indomitable spirit as the centerpiece of a den, office or meeting room, or perhaps setting a patriotic nautical tone in a corporate boardroom or family living room. 

35" Long x 7" Wide x 18" High (1:100 scale)

  • Built from scratch over hundreds of hours by master artisans
  • High quality woods include cherry, birch, maple and rosewood
    • Beautiful variety clearly visible in deck and hull finish
  • Individual wooden planks used in hull construction
  • Museum Quality features not available in other model tall ships under $3,000 or any kit
    • Real copper-plated hull (not painted on) like the actual HMS Leopard (done to prevent shipworms from destroying the wood hull)
    • Increased detail of deck features, cannon carriages, painting and other features
  • Extensive rigging featuring over 100 blocks and deadeyes
  • Meticulously painted to match the real USS Kearsarge
  • Other Amazing Details, including:
    • Planked deck with nail holes
    • Authentic scale lifeboats with oars
    • Finely carved and detailed deckhouses with windows, smokestack and more
    • Cannonball racks, buckets, barrels, rope coils and other nautical items adorn decks
    • 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
  • Limited production run only 25 of this tall ships model
  • Certificate of Authenticity individually numbered and signed by HMS Founder and Master Builder Richard Norris
  • Wooden display base features four arched dolphins
    • Pictured with marble base (available for purchase)
  • Extensive research of our model tall ships from original plans, historical drawings and paintings as well as actual photographs ensures the highest possible accuracy

Additional Information

Weight 16 lbs
Dimensions 35 x 7 x 18 in


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