Interesting Iconic Titanic Maritime Wooden Display Model Ship Centrepiece
- 1 Spectacular Collectors Interesting Famous Iconic Vintage 20th Century Titanic Maritime Wooden Display Model Ship.
- Handcrafted & it is rather nicely detailed.
- Hand painted finished.
- Set on a small display plinth stand that has been built screwed into the model ship base.
- Made from wood with wire railings.
- Circa late 20th century.
- A great showpiece to display in a contemporary or traditional home theme for a private collector or interior designer.
- RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner operated by the White Star Line that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912, after striking an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. Of the estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, more than 1,500 died, making the sinking at the time one of the deadliest of a single ship and the deadliest peacetime sinking of a superliner or cruise ship to date.
- With much public attention in the aftermath, the disaster has since been the material of many artistic works and a founding material of the disaster film genre. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time she entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. She was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, chief naval architect of the shipyard at the time, died in the disaster.
- Titanic was under the command of Captain Edward Smith, who went down with the ship. The ocean liner carried some of the wealthiest people in the world, as well as hundreds of emigrants from Great Britain and Ireland, Scandinavia and elsewhere throughout Europe, who were seeking a new life in the United States.
- The first-class accommodation was designed to be the pinnacle of comfort and luxury, with a gymnasium, swimming pool, libraries, high-class restaurants, and opulent cabins. A high-powered radiotelegraph transmitter was available for sending passenger "marconigrams" and for the ship's operational use.
- The Titanic had advanced safety features, such as watertight compartments and remotely activated watertight doors. The ship carried 16 lifeboat davits which could lower three lifeboats each, for a total of 48 boats. However, Titanic carried only a total of 20 lifeboats, four of which were collapsible and proved hard to launch during the sinking.
- The carried lifeboats were enough for 1,178 people—about half the number on board, and one third of her total capacity—due to the maritime safety regulations of those days. At the time of the sinking, the lowered lifeboats were only about half-filled.
- Condition report.
- Offered in fine charming used condition.
- Having various noticeable scuffs, dust, stains & minor chips in places commensurate with usage & age also a small pole is missing which broke off from the front and also on the back see pictures.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres approximate
20" Length (51cm)
3" Wide (6.5cm)
6.75" High (17cm)