Winning every battle she's fought, the USS Constitution earned the nickname "Old Ironsides" for defeating the HMS Guerriere during the War of 1812. Based on 1927 Navy drawings, photographs and documentation, used during the 1993-97 restoration, this 1/76 scale USS Constitution kit is the most accurate model available. It's beautiful, high-quality basswood planking strips, along with true-to-scale Britannia metal, brass and hardwood fittings make this historic ship come to life as its put together!
In addition to intricate laser cut gratings and engraved scrollwork, this model kit includes: 400 yards of rigging line, eight sheets of detailed plans, a 48-page instruction manual, over 50 cannon, carronade and gun barrels, self-adhesive copper tape for hull plating, and 16 photo-etched brass sheets that add further life-like detail. Assembly required. Skill level 5. Measures approximately 48" long.