Built for King Louis XIV in the late 1600s, the 112-gun Sun King was decorated with woodcarvings of the French monarch and was the symbol of grace and ability. This is an Exclusive Edition where the model has a unique serial number etched into the hull, which allows us to identify production date, material used and all other production information of a model. Master craftsmen using historical photographs, drawings or original plans meticulously handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch. They are built to scale with high-grade wood such as: western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany. They are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships. Each model requires hundreds of hours to finish and must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. The front bowsprit and three large masts are connected securely using advanced rigging and lines painstakingly knotted and fastened by hand. Each yard has an attached hand-stitched rolled-up sails made of fine linen. On the deck, there are metal steering wheel, authentic hand-built lifeboats with ribs and planks, wooden ladders, wooden barrels, wooden windlass, and many other handcrafted ornaments. There is also an exquisite detailed admirals quarter on the stern with beautiful handcrafted metal lanterns, amazing metal crafted statues, and many detailed brass ornaments. This model comes standard with a solid wood base and brass nameplate. Itll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM CONTACT ME FIRST. The item “16TH CENTURY REPLICA 36 SOLEIL BULT FOR KING LOUIS XIV SUN KING WOOD MODEL SHIP” is in sale since Saturday, May 21, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Sail-Powered”. The seller is “nicolebabcock2010″ and is located in West Palm Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, to China, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, ZA, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, TR, BR, CL, CO, CR, PA, TT, GT, HN, JM.
16th Century Replica 36 Soleil Bult For King Louis XIV Sun King Wood Model Ship