Cape Cod Catboat
By: Bobb Tomsett
A fine representation of this typical New England small craft built by Horace S.Crosby, ca. 1870. The model is solid wood hull of agba; limewood decking is laid, nibbed with curved and tapered planks. She is sloop-rigged of wire and thread, with natural finish hull bottom, black topsides, basic gear, fittings of brass and wood. Model is presented on a mahogany base with inlaid mirror, in a glazed case trimmed in brass.