Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark - Persichetti

Mark Persichetti is in the process of building Cutty Sark, famous British clipper ship

Mark Persichetti is building this plank-on-bulkhead kit model of this famous British clipper ship. Planking is mahogany. He cut the frames from printed plywood supplied in the kit and assembled them into this skeletal framework.

February16th,1870, Cutty Sark left London bound for Shanghai, via the Cape of Good Hope, on her first voyage. She is a fabled clipper in service of the tea trade. She is the only tea clipper still in existence. At present, she is being restored and will then be at dockside in Greenwich, England for any and all to visit.

Period: 1870-1922                          Model length: 38”                                   Scale: 1:75

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