SHIPS FULLY ASSEMBLED, INCLUDES WOOD BASE
The Royal Mail Ship Titanic was the last grand dream of the Gilded Age. It was designed to be the greatest achievement of an era of prosperity, confidence and propriety. Although no one knew it, the world was about to change drastically. Radio had been invented in 1901. The Wright Brothers' first successful flight was in 1903. The old presumptions about class, morals, and gender-roles were about to be shattered. If the concept of Titanic was the climax of that age, then perhaps its sinking was the curtain that marked the end of the old drama, and the start of a new one.
The Royal Mail Ship Titanic was constructed around 1911. She cost about $7.3 million to create and was considered the greatest ship of the time. The Titanic was designed to remain afloat with any two or three compartments flooded and to endure a collision at the joint of two compartments in that case. The Titanic cruise ship was regarded to be unsinkable, to be herself a lifeboat.
The Titanic cruise liner was 269 meters long, 28 meters wide, and a gross tonnage of 45,000 tons. The Titanic could hold 3,500 passengers and crew members but carried life boats for just over 1,000. Titanic boasted a squash court, swimming pool, and a gymnasium with a mechanical horse.
The Titanic carried 20 lifeboats, the requirements of The British Board of regulations. However, these standards proved far insufficient when at 11:40 p.m, on the 14th April 1912, the greatest disaster of maritime history occurred: the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
Dimensions: 40" Long x 5" Wide x 13.5" High (1:265 scale)Shipped fully assembled, ready to be displayedSits perfectly on the included base, which is made of a high-quality, conditioned wood, and has a brass name plate. Built from scratch by experienced master artisans and is not from any sort of kit. Plank on frame method of construction is used, which requires hundreds of hours of pain-staking, detailed work High quality woods include cherry, birch, maple and rosewoodDetails and ornamentation such as anchors are sculpted of brass and stainless steelTrue colors of the real Titanic Cruise Liner have been used Details including pipes, ladders, vents, and life boats cover the deckExtensive research is required to build each Titanic model according to scale, using various pictures, original plans, drawings, and digital imagingEach Titanic model ship is examined during various processes of manufacturing and shipment to ensure the highest quality and accuracy possible for your investment.