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FLYING CLOUD CLIPPER Ship 1851
High quality model of the American clipper ship "Flying Cloud" handcrafted by Michael Smith. Planked deck with cabins, hatches, skylights, etc. Hull is simulated copper sheathing below the waterline and painted black above. Intricately rigged with all appropriate standing and running cords including clove hitched shrouds and ratlines. Measures 37 inches long X 12 inches wide and 25 inches tall.
Michael Smith began historic ship modeling as part of a life long love affair with the water. His modeling hobby began in the mid 1990’s, and Michael has built more than a dozen plank on frame historic ship models to date. Michael was a volunteer model ship builder at the Mariners Museum in Newport News, Virginia.
Call us at 757-399-5012 during showroom hours for a quote on having this model professionally packaged and shipped to your home or place of business.
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