HMS Sanspareil
By John Ficklen
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1/96 HMS Sanspareil (builders model restoration)

I thought you might be interested in seeing this extraordinary model that I just finished restoring. Model built in England in 1885. I believe it to be the builders model. It is 1/8 inch scale; overall length of case is 55 inches. Construction is wood hull and superstructure,guilded brass fittings of the highest caliber.The construction techniques are similar to other early English builders models that I have restored. The model is built to a very high standard. The model came from the estate of the late James L. Haines and is bound for the New York auction market. The model was restored for a client in Atlanta, Ga If you would like to know more about model feel free to contact me through E mail or telephone 404-351-8680

John Ficklen