Traditional assembly plank on frame wood model ship kit.

Sails Set factory sewn included.

Length : 845 mm.

Width : 365 mm.

Heigth : 640 mm.

Scale : 1/85.

Wood base and pedestals included.

Instructions booklet : English, french german and spanish.

Difficulty level : Advanced.

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249,95 €

206,57 € tax excl.


Availability: AVAILABLE




The Ship  :

The frigate Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes was built in Havana in 1788 owned by the Royal Navy Spanish and equipped with 34 cannons.

Having left Montevideo on August 9, 1804 it was loaded with gold, silver, copper, tin, wool vicuna, cinchona and cinnamon.
On October 5, 1804 takes place the Battle of Cape Santa Maria, where the English fleet projectile hit the Santa Barbara Mercedes causing its fast and tragic sinking.
The company Odyssey, using a modern and sensible sonar discovered in May 2007 in the Gulf of Cadiz, the wreck of the frigate.

Using an underwater robot controlled from the surface and operating at about 1,100 meters deep recover the sunken treasure of Mercedes.

500,000 silver coins and gold (reales de a ocho and escudos minted in Lima, Peru in 1803).
It is the largest sunken treasure recovered to date.
At present, the National Archaeological Museum in Cartagena, displays some of the recovered assets of the frigate.


The kit :

* Naval model ship kit ready to be assembled and varnished or painted.

* Traditional double plank on frame construction.

* Factory precut keel and all main frame parts.

* Highest quality planking sapely, american walnut and fine lime woods.

* All fittings are presented in useful clear hard plastic boxes with separate departments with a detachable self-gripping top .

* High quality fittings in diecast metal old style burnished or in real turned brass.

* Plans set with the top and side views of the model in scale 1:1

* Sails set full sewn. You just have to rig them in the masts. 

* Instructions booklet with dozens of images step by step of the assembly stages.

Just like if you had a teacher beside you !!!


Main features :

Length : 845 mm

Width : 365 mm

Heigth : 640 mm

Scale : 1/85

Difficulty level :  Advanced




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