Presenting the San Felipe 1690 model ship, a meticulously crafted piece that captures the splendor of one of Spain's most magnificent galleons. At a manageable size of 19” x 7” x 18”, this model is a scaled tribute to the famed flagship of the Spanish Armada, renowned for its impressive firepower and wealth.
Crafted with attention to detail, this San Felipe is constructed using traditional plank-on-frame methods by skilled artisans. The woodwork is exquisite, with the use of rosewood, mahogany, teak, and other exotic woods, all brought together to create a harmonious and smooth hull, finished with a clear varnish that showcases the timber's natural shine.
The craftsmanship extends to the rigging and sails, fastened by hand and complete with detailed stitching, mirroring the grand sails that once caught the wind on the high seas. On deck, you'll find authentically replicated features, including a full array of metal cannons ready for battle, a wooden rudder for navigation, and intricate railings that line the vessel's edges.
This model comes with a wooden stand and an engraved nameplate reading "San Felipe 1690," ready to be a centerpiece of any collection. Built with the highest quality wood and metal, the San Felipe model ship is a testament to the vessel that once played a crucial role in maritime warfare, enduring in memory for her heroic stand against the British fleet. Now, she sails into your home or office, not on the perilous ocean waves, but on a tide of history and timeless elegance.