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FLY

By: Alain Benoit

This British sloop-of-war of the Fly Class (similar to the contemporaneous Speedwell Class) was built in 1752 at Portsmouth. FLY was ketch rig, with a single deck. The 18th century ketch was a square-rigged ship without a foremast, popular for naval use as dispatch or bomb vessels. This 75’, 8-gun sloop was sold out of the Royal Navy in 1772. Plank-on-frame model of pearwood, ebony, snakewood and various other woods. Fully rigged with a natural finish. Model is shown with detailed yet furled sails and numerous decorative carving work.

Model type: Naval, Sail
Scale: 1/8" = 1' Scale
Size: 19 x 8 7/8 x 17
Class: A
Code: NAV 2500

This model is SOLD

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