HMS Victory Model Ship Limited Edition - 30"
  • Real authentically aged copper plated hull, like the actual HMS Victory (done to prevent the toredo worm from destroying the hull)
  • Amazing details (cannonball racks between the cannons, planked deck where you can see the nail holes, oars in the lifeboats, lantern of the main mast)
  • Meticulously painted to the actual HMS Victory as she was at the Battle of Trafalgar
  • 18 masterfully stitched, thick canvass sails that hold their shape and do not wrinkle
  • Turned brass cannons
  • Advanced rigging techniques over 100 blocks/deadeyes
  • Perfectly taught rigging of various colors and thickness to increase authenticity
  • Authentic lifeboats - not flat bottomed
  • Visible lower deck below the life boats where you can see the full cannons and cannonballs lined up!
  • Requires hundreds of hours to build from scratch (not from a model kit) by our master artisans
  • Built with rare, high quality woods such as oak, maple, cherry and white pine
  • The model rests perfectly on a large polished marble base between four arched metal dolphins
  • To build this ship, extensive research was done using various sources such as museums, drawings, copies of original plans and photos of the actual ship
  • Comes fully assembled
  • Dimensions: 30" x 9" x 23" (L x W x H) (1:91 scale)
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Historical Significance

On October 21, 1805, one of the most momentous battles in European history began off Cape Trafalgar, Spain. The HMS Victory, led by Lord Horatio Nelson, defeated the Napoleon-led armada of French and Spanish ships as they attempted to invade England. At the head of the British column, Nelson's flagship, the HMS Victory, sailed directly into the center of the Napoleon-led fleet to cut it in two. Her steering was disabled, her sails were full of holes, and she was partially dismasted, but Victory came straight on. Only then did Nelson give the order to open fire while turning to run down the line of the French formation. Victory slashed through the enemy's line of ships, taking great punishment, but leaving disaster in her wake. While Lord Horatio Nelson was mortally wounded, he was informed that he led them to a great victory, with 25 enemy ships already captured or sunk.

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