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This is an exquisite 1:100 scale model of the HMS Leopard, with details including bound masts, yards with stun's booms and foot ropes, carved full sails running and standing rigging with carved scale blocks, dolphin-striker, safety nets, carved fiddle-end prow with coat-of-arms, anchor with chains and hawse pipes, catheads, bitts, stove pipe, sail winch, belaying rails and pins, companionway, helm and tiller, ship's bell and other details; The planked hull with open gun ports with metal guns, pressed stern and quarter gallery decoration boarding companionway.
Meticulously crafted figurehead and head rails in quality metal material, size scale and color all according to the historical ship. Stern windows and taffrail decoration are sculptured with excessive attention to detail and all with first class craftmanship. Accurately reflect the beauty of the original HMS Leopard!
Display and Protect your 'H.M.S. Leopard':
This beautiful high quality rosewood display case fits for the 38 inch 'H.M.S. Leopard' model. Let your model show more great looking and prevent dust and dirt from damaging this fabulous artwork. The case is beautifully made from solid rosewood. It comes with a separate base covered with soft navy blue cotton flannel. The display case is shipped to you flat packed and GLASSES ARE NOT INCLUDED. Assembly takes only a few minutes. You can buy either glass or plexi-glass at your local glass store.
Your price for the display case is $199 including insurance shipping in the continental US.
(Individual case retail price is $499, discounted to $199 with model ship purchase. )
About 'H.M.S. Leopard':
HMS Leopard was a British 50-gun 4th rate involved in the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair. She was built in 1775 at Portsmouth Dockyard and finally launched in 1790 from Sheerness. In early 1807, a number of British and American sailors deserted their respective ships, then blockading French ships in Chesapeake Bay, and joined the crew of the USS Chesapeake. In an attempt to recover British sailors (or possibly to press American sailors into the service of the Royal Navy), Captain Salisbury Pryce Humphreys hailed the USS Chesapeake and requested permission to search it. Commodore of the Chesapeake, James Barron, refused, and the Leopard opened fire. The former surrendered, and Humphreys boarded to search for deserters. Three Americans and a British sailor were captured and hanged at Halifax. Though many subsequently believed the affair to be a prelude to the War of 1812, at the time it did little more than strain diplomatic relations between the United States and Britain. In 1812, the Leopard was converted to a troopship. On June 28, 1814, she was en route from England to Quebec when she grounded on Anticosti Island in heavy fog. The ship was destroyed but none of those on board were lost.
If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with the model, we guarantee exchange or refund -- just to show how confident we are of our product!
Retail Price: $1499+Tax
Your price is $599 Free shipping& insurance to anywhere within U.S.A. (48 states)
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