Exquisitely appointed and impressively sized, our handcrafted USS Constitution model flawlessly mirrors the original 18th century wooden frigate, affectionately known as "Old Ironsides." Master craftsmen painstakingly handcraft each model using rosewood, mahogany, teak and other beautiful exotic woods. Each USS Constitution model is designed perfectly to scale using original plans, pictures and drawings as references, and model builders employ various time-tested construction methods to ensure every model is sturdy and immaculate. Using the "plank on frame" method, craftsmen carefully wed each strip of wood to form a smooth, seamless hull. A clear coat of varnish follows, as do countless intricate details that yield a level of realism that is nothing short of spectacular. Wooden bowsprit, foremast, mainmast and mizzen connect to fabric sails with detailed stitching, and all rigging is meticulously hand-fastened in matching colors. There's a wooden cabin and boat on the main deck and a second cabin on the quarter deck. Wooden fences surround the beakdeck, and an imposing row of metal cannons showcases prominently through both sides of the hull. A wooden rudder is attached to the stern, and a small metal anchor hangs from the bow. These are just a few of the myriad fine touches that make our USS Constitution model so extraordinarily lifelike and special. Only the finest woods and quality metal alloys are used in its construction - absolutely no plastic parts. The model comes fully assembled and ready for display, attached to a wooden display stand with an elegant brass nameplate engraved with “USS Constitution.” At 22 1/2 long x 7 1/2" wide x 19 1/2" tall, our breathtaking USS Constitution model is sure to be the awe-inspiring centerpiece of any room or space. Ships directly from manufacturer.