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San Felipe Handcrafted Wooden Tall Ship Model 37" Spanish Galleon T063
Item location: Tacoma, Washington, United States
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ITEM INFORMATION Dimension approx.:37" (long) 12" (wide) 35" (high). This is an exclusive edition of the San Felipe, where the model is uniquely identified by laser cut hull serial number. The ornaments on her body made her more beautiful than any other ships at her time. Thus, to recapture the beauty of this ship into the model, we have used the most exotic wood that are available, the highest quality brass fittings that we can cast and more than 200 hours to put together this magnificent model. Examples of wood use include rosewood, ebony and mahogany. These materials are transformed into art pieces by the skillful hand of the master craftsmen. If you look closer, you can see an evenly smooth surface of wood on the hull. It was done more beautifully then most pieces of fine furniture. From the bow to the stern, you can see hundreds of shiny brass fittings and cannons. Wood pieces of different shades and colors are carefully selected and used to create an impressive look. The stern is the most decorated area with hundreds of small brass ornaments, brass railing, figurines and lanterns. You will more than likely be falling in love with the art work on the different decks of this model. All decks are done by putting together many rectangular small wooden pieces. There are round shape stairs connected the main deck and the forecastle deck. The main deck is also equipped with couple of life boats, which even come with their own paddles. And then there are the skylight, ship bell, and ship wheel…etc. The model comes with its original flag and rest on steady wooden base with attached metal name plate. 100% assemble, ready for display. History in brief: The San Felipe, launched in 1690, was one of the most beautiful Spanish galleons of the XVII century. She was the lead ship of the famous Spanish Armada. The San Felipe displaced more than 1000 tons and was armed with 96 cannons, enabling her to take on the most formidable ships in the French and British navies. The San Felipe’s role in the war against the British and French was to help protect Spanish settlements and harbors, to transport treasures, and to safeguard the long and hazardous passage back to Spanish ports. In 1705, the San Felipe participated in furious and heroic battle between 12 Spanish ships and 35 British ships. After 24 hours of battle, she was captured by an English ship, but was so badly damaged that she could not be salvaged as prize. She went down to the bottom of the ocean with several tons of gold. SHIPPING Item will be shipped within 1-2 business days after payment is cleared. Tracking number will be provided. "Free shipping" item only applied within the continental 48 U.S. States. Please contact us for shipping rate if you want to ship to Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii or other countries. We use ground service of FedEx and USPS. Normally it takes 3-6 business days to arrive. Please contact us if you need express shipping service. International customers: Customer will be responsible for any taxes/duties at your country. Please contact your customs for import regulation. Guarantee to arrive safety. All shipments are FULLY INSURED with professional 100% secure packing. PAYMENT We accept PayPal and other major Credit Cards. Please make payment within days or email us your payment solution if you are not able to pay within days. After days the item will be re-listed and eBay will automatically open an unpaid case on buyer account. International buyers please pay with PayPal. TERMS OF SALES We offer 100% money-back guarantee if you are not satisfied. For damaged or defective items: Report any damages or defectiveness within 07 days of shipment arrival. The item will be replaced or refund will be issued for the full cost of the item when replacement is unavailable. We might require the pictures of damaged item. Missing and loose parts are not considered damaged or defected. We will send you extra parts with instruction. For other reasons, please contact us to get return authorization. DISCLAIMERS The actual items colors may vary from colors shown on your monitor. If you have any questions, please contact us via Ebay Message System. Listing pictures were taken from prototypes. Item(s) in stock might slightly different from the listing pictures. There are no two models look identical. Thank you for shopping with us and we look forward to having next business with you!
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