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Golden Hind Limited 30"
Ready for Immediate Display - Not a Model Ship kit
Historically accurate features bedeck these museum-quality Limited Edition scale replica tall ship models of the Golden Hind, which are built with the finest craftsmanship and attention to detail. Flagship of Sir Frances Drake upon his famous circumnavigation of the globe, this fighting tall ship occupies a distinguished place in British naval history. Now their Limited Edition tall ships model may similarly occupy a proud position in your office, home or meeting room from which to display their exquisite beauty.
30" Long x 12" Wide x 24" High (1:31 scale)
- Built from scratch over hundreds of hours by master artisans
- Accurate scale replica tall ship models of the actual Golden Hind
- Individual wooden planks used in plank-on-frame hull construction
- High quality woods include walnut, cherry, birch, teak and rosewood
- Gun ports actually cut into the hull
- Amazing Details, including:
- Detailed scrollwork, carvings, beakhead and railed quarter balconies with hand-painting
- Planked deck with nail holes
- Solid brass cannon fire through actual gun ports
- Lattice grates, rudder chains, wooden ladders and planked steps
- Masterfully stitched, heavy canvas sails hold shape and do not wrinkle
- Taut rigging with varied thread gauge and color
- Cloth flags fly from masts and rigging
- Wooden display base features four arched dolphins
- Pictured with marble base (available for purchase)
- Extensive research of original plans, historical drawings and paintings as well as actual photographs ensures the highest possible accuracy
"Navigate the Globe!"
Over 3 feet long, this authentic model ship is a handcrafted masterpiece. Add the ship, captained by Sir Francis Drake, that circumnavigated the globe to your home or office today!
The Golden Hind (or Golden Hinde) was an English galleon best known for its global circumnavigation between 1577 and 1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake. She was originally known as the Pelican, and was renamed by Drake in mid-voyage in 1577, as he prepared to enter the Straits of Magellan, calling it the Golden Hind to compliment his patron, Sir Christopher Hatton, whose armorial crest was a golden hind (the heraldic term for a doe).