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.
This outlaw Pirate Ship model features plank on frame, three decks, and one row of ferocious cannons on each sides of the hull. A unique bowsprit lay out with a bold black bullâ€™s head and crafted metal panels coated in gold color. The front bowsprit and two large masts are connected securely using advanced rigging and lines painstakingly knotted and fastened by hand. Each yard has an attached hand-stitched unfurled sails made of fine linen. Metal anchors and a wooden rudder are visible on the front and rear of the ship. On the deck, there are metal stationed cannons, authentic hand-built lifeboats with ribs and planks, metal pirate statues, wooden cabin, wooden barrels, metal steering wheel, and many other spectacular ornaments. There is also an exquisite detailed admiralâ€™s quarter on the stern with beautiful handcrafted metal lanterns, statues and ornaments.
This model comes standard with a solid wood base and brass nameplate. Itâ€™ll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector.
The great or classic era of piracy in the Caribbean extends from around 1560 up until the mid-1720s. The period during which pirates were most successful was from 1700 until the 1730s. Many pirates came to the Caribbean after the end of the War of the Spanish Succession, staying in the Caribbean and becoming pirates.