CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models
CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models
CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models
CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models
CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models
CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models
CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models
CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models
CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models
CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models
CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models
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CHRISTIAN RADICH MODEL SHIP | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models

Vendor
Old Modern Handicrafts
Regular price
$877.66 USD
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$877.66 USD
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$1,055.52 USD
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Specification

 Dimension (inch) 37.0L x 11.0W x 30.0H Inches
Brand name  Old Modern Handicrafts 
Materials western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany + metal
Model number T141


The story of Christian Radich

Flashback to 4 July 1976, this vintage and classic Christian Radich ship model reminds you of when it sailed to the United States as part of the Bicentennial Celebration, and partook in the Operation Sail parade in New York Harbor. Bringing the history vibe home with our historical gunboat, longboat and battle ship model collections.

Launched in 1937, just only two years before the start of World War II, the sail-training ship Christian Radich was named for a patron of the Christiania (later Oslo) Schoolship Association who left a bequest of 90,000 Norwegian crowns in 1915 for the building of a schoolship. The ship made one short cruise in 1938, followed the next year by her first transatlantic voyage, to New York for the World’s Fair. Christian Radich returned to Norway in late 1939, only to be taken over by German occupation forces at Horten in April 1940. War’s end found her capsized at Flensburg, Germany, stripped of virtually all metal and fittings except her shell plating and decks. After £70,000 worth of salvage and repair at her builders in Sandefjord, she resumed sail training in 1947. One of the most regular participants in tall ships races and other events in Europe and North America, by the start of her second half century under sail, Christian Radich had been both witness to and a catalyst for the remarkable resurgence of interest in sail training and traditional sail generally worldwide.

 

 

Product description

THIS CHRISTIAN RADICH IS TOO LARGE OR TOO SMALL OR ARE YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A CUSTOMIZATION SHIP MODEL?

Our master craftsmen build scale replicas of any vessel including but not limited to tall ship, sailing yachts, cruiseship, speedboat to any size using integration technique of traditional to modern methods.

  • Material: high-grade wood such as: western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany + metal only (no plastic parts)
  • Skill: best traditional real ship-making methods applied, hundreds of hours required to finish each model by our master craftsmen
  • Uniqueness: each ship is an “Exclusive Edition” where the model has a unique serial number etched into the hull

Packaging 

This CHRISTIAN RADICH is packed in a wooden carton with cushions to maximize protection. We ensure that this CHRISTIAN RADICH arrives perfectly for display and decoration.

In this final important step, this ship is packed in a sturdy wood and then in a nice carton box with cushion for maximum protection. We also perform a drop test to make sure the package is safe in shipping.

Company profile

Every ship has a story. From bow to stern, star board to port side, every vessel carries its own exquisite history. Through our fine hand craftsmanship, we tell that story the way it deserves to be told – with heart and soul. We uses traditional methods of building ship models, while integrating modern innovations. Our master craftsmen in Vietnam construct each ship entirely by hand using the traditional plank-on-bulk head method. They then harness high-tech tools like laser machines to create fine, accurate details. Each ship is scaled down in precise proportions from the original model for authenticity. It is a masterful synthesis of modern and traditional methods that makes the Old Modern quality one of a kind. What we mean by quality you can trust:

● Extensive research through original plans and pictures makes our models true to life.

● 100% hand-built from scratch, plank by plank.

● Hundreds of hours of work go into our museum-quality models.

● Made of quality wood such as western red cedar, mahogany, rosewood, teak, and more

● Chrome, brass, and cast metal fittings and ornaments add richness and verisimilitude

● Each model must pass a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop and making its voyage to you. Old Modern Handicrafts carries all manner of ships from every age of sail, and we are also proud to build custom models for our customers. Drop us a line – it’s our pleasure to help you tell your story. Staying at shore? Explore our nautical offerings for the home. Our novelties include vintage-style globes, magnifiers and telescopes, clocks, furniture, and all manner of nautical décor. The same quality of craftsmanship and care is extended to all our products, on land or at sea.

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