A great item for Civil War buffs! This is an outstanding FULLY ASSEMBLED wood model of the C.S.S. Alabama, the Confederate States ship that menaced Union merchant and naval vessels.  Master craftsmen using historical photographs, drawings or original plans meticulously handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch.
They are built to scale with high-grade wood such as: western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany. They are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships. Each model requires hundreds of hours to finish and must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop.
This beautiful C.S.S. Alabama model comes in natural wood finish. It features a plank on frame, three decks, and one row of open portholes on each sides of the hull. The front bowsprit and three large masts are connected securely using advanced rigging and lines painstakingly knotted and fastened by hand. Metal anchors and a wooden rudder are visible on the front and rear of the ship.
On the deck, there are metal stationed cannons, authentic hand-built lifeboats with ribs and planks, wooden smoke stack, wooden stairways with handles, metal cranes, and many other spectacular ornaments.  This model comes standard with a solid wood base and brass nameplate. It’ll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector.
In 1862, John Laird Sons and Company of Liverpool, England built the screw sloop-of-war CSS Alabama for the Confederate States of America. Launched as Enrica, the vessel was fitted out as a cruiser and commissioned as CSS Alabama on 24 August 1862. Under Captain Raphael Semmes, Alabama spent the next two months capturing and burning ships in the North Atlantic and intercepting American grain ships bound for Europe.
Continuing its path of destruction through the West Indies, Alabama sank USS Hatteras near Galveston, Texas and captured its crew. After visiting Cape Town, South Africa Alabama sailed for the East Indies where it spent the next six months cruising for enemy shipping. While there, the formidable commerce raider destroyed seven more ships before redoubling the Cape of Good Hope and returning to Europe.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, A great item for Civil War buffs! This is an outstanding FULLY ASSEMBLED wood model of the C.S.S. Alabama, the Confederate States ship that menaced Union merchant and naval vessels.  Master craftsmen using historical photographs, drawings or original plans meticulously handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, They are built to scale with high-grade wood such as: western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany. They are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships. Each model requires hundreds of hours to finish and must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, This beautiful C.S.S. Alabama model comes in natural wood finish. It features a plank on frame, three decks, and one row of open portholes on each sides of the hull. The front bowsprit and three large masts are connected securely using advanced rigging and lines painstakingly knotted and fastened by hand. Metal anchors and a wooden rudder are visible on the front and rear of the ship.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, On the deck, there are metal stationed cannons, authentic hand-built lifeboats with ribs and planks, wooden smoke stack, wooden stairways with handles, metal cranes, and many other spectacular ornaments.  This model comes standard with a solid wood base and brass nameplate. It’ll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, In 1862, John Laird Sons and Company of Liverpool, England built the screw sloop-of-war CSS Alabama for the Confederate States of America. Launched as Enrica, the vessel was fitted out as a cruiser and commissioned as CSS Alabama on 24 August 1862. Under Captain Raphael Semmes, Alabama spent the next two months capturing and burning ships in the North Atlantic and intercepting American grain ships bound for Europe.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Continuing its path of destruction through the West Indies, Alabama sank USS Hatteras near Galveston, Texas and captured its crew. After visiting Cape Town, South Africa Alabama sailed for the East Indies where it spent the next six months cruising for enemy shipping. While there, the formidable commerce raider destroyed seven more ships before redoubling the Cape of Good Hope and returning to Europe.

CSS ALABAMA MODEL SHIP W/O SAIL | Museum-quality | Fully Assembled Wooden Ship Models

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Old Modern Handicrafts
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$932.38 USD
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$1,055.65 USD
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Specification

 Dimension (inch) 31.5L x 9.5W x 23.5H Inches
Brand name  Old Modern Handicrafts 
Materials western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany + metal
Model number T292


The story of  CSS Alabama w/o Sail

Flashback to 1862, this vintage and classic CSS Alabama tall ship model remind you of when she was built in for the Confederate States Navy at Birkenhead on the River Mersey opposite Liverpool, England by John Laird Sons and Company. Bringing the history vibe home with our historical gunboat, longboat and battle ship model collections.

In 1862, John Laird Sons and Company of Liverpool, England built the screw sloop-of-war CSS Alabama for the Confederate States of America. Launched as Enrica, the vessel was fitted out as a cruiser and commissioned as CSS Alabama on 24 August 1862. Under Captain Raphael Semmes, Alabama spent the next two months capturing and burning ships in the North Atlantic and intercepting American grain ships bound for Europe. Continuing its path of destruction through the West Indies, Alabama sank USS Hatteras near Galveston, Texas and captured its crew. After visiting Cape Town, South Africa Alabama sailed for the East Indies where it spent the next six months cruising for enemy shipping. While there, the formidable commerce raider destroyed seven more ships before redoubling the Cape of Good Hope and returning to Europe.

 

 

Product description

THIS USS CSS ALABAMA W/O SAIL 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 CSS ALABAMA W/O SAIL is packed in a wooden carton with cushions to maximize protection. We ensure that this CSS ALABAMA W/O SAIL 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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