The U.S.S. Monitor, an ironclad warship, was built in 1862 during the American Civil War by the United States Navy in response to Virginia seceding from the Union. It fought against the C.S.S. Virginia in the Battle of Hampton Roads. This fully assembled model is ready to be proudly displayed as a piece of history. Master craftsmen handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch using historical photographs, drawings, and original plans. They are 100% hand built to scale with high-grade wood such as western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany using plank-on-frame construction method, like the building of actual ships. The U.S.S. Monitor exquisite details include: metal cannons, wooden small boats, pilothouse, skylights, US flags, Union Jack flag, smokestacks and air intake stacks. You can also see metal stanchions that support the turret roof panel. The hull is painted maroon and the upper deck is painted black to replicate the original warship. The model is secured tightly on a black solid wood base with a brass nameplate with the words “U.S.S. Monitor. 24½” L x 7” W x 10½” H
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