This is the Latina Virgina 1:41 scale static wooden model ship kit. For Beginning Modelers The Latina Virgina 1819 was designed in 1819 and launched that same year. Also know as "schooners", these boats offered great maneuverability and elegance. Equipped with a central swivel mounted carronade and lighty armed plus high speed the Virginia was used for pursuit and intercepting tasks as a Coast Guard boat. FEATURES: Detailed constuction methods allow modeler to form the hull by attaching planking strakes to the false keel and frames. Also, each mast must be built and painted or stained for added realism These features and more insure a truly realistic, detailed and rewarding building experience. All wood construction features Apple-wood, Ramin, Plywood, Mahogany Brass hardware such as eyebolts, stanchions, rings, hinges and hinge pins, belaying pins and much more INCLUDES: One Latina Viginia 1819 "Schooner", kit. All fittings, rigging, deck and hull planking strakes, plus main mast and bowsprit, instruction manual, assembly manual and 2-full size color sheets with photos of model in actual size, and other information. REQUIRES: Wood putty, wood varnish, carpenter's glue, contact glue, CA glue, sandpaper and tools. SPECS: Length: 540mm (21-1/4") Height: 500mm (19-11/16") Beam: 120mm (47-1/4") Scale: 1:41 (3.41"=1 Foot) COMMENTS: General advice about varnishing, masts and sails and the running lines (rigging) are listed in Step-39 of the manual. Humbrol Super Enamel has a large selection of paint colors ideal for this model that can be found under the ARXR prefix.
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