None of the parts packages have been opened but I have not catalogued all the nearly 3000 parts. Here is some info from off the webbs. Her accuracy is based upon three years of painstaking research by Larry Arnot, reading deck logs and maintenance records. As an attestation to her authenticity, our kit has been named The Official Kit of the U. It contains over 2600 fittings, 20 different sizes of scaled rigging cord, much photo etched brass, and resin deck boats. The carved basswood hull is solid to the gundeck, which leaves two decks to fit out. Some spar deck planking may be left off, so the interior will be open to view. This is a kit for the expert modeler who is looking for a challenge and the opportunity to make history come to life. Optional copperplates available for additional realism. Founded in 1905, calls itself the oldest maker of models in the United States. BlueJacket’s pride and joy, a model of the U. Constitution (the undefeated warship called “Old Ironsides, ” pictured) is meant for expert craftsmen. The kit consists of 2,600 metal fittings and 20 different sizes of rigging cord, not to mention the myriad pieces of wood. Not just gluing, but sanding, cutting, clamping and bending are all part of the job as well. “A competent modeler, ” says owner W. “Nic” Damuck, will take 500 to 750 hours to build it. Please view our pictures carefully so you can use the information you find in them to discern whether this is the right item for you! We consider our pictures an important part of our description process. We do our very best to provide accurate and thoughtful descriptions. We do our best to offer you the items as we have described and photographed them. NOTE TO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS!! The item “Bluejacket Wooden Ship model kit USS Constitution Model 1018 in box” is in sale since Thursday, January 16, 2020. This item is in the category “Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden”. The seller is “pumpkinsaysmeow” and is located in Brandywine, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Featured Refinements: USS Constitution
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Scale: 1:96
- Features: Kit
- MPN: 1018
- Brand: Bluejacket