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LE SOLEIL ROYAL MODEL SHIP
Le Soleil Royal (1669 France)|Small Size 54 cm
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54 cm (L) x 49 cm (H)
The small scale model ship of Le Soleil Royal is handcrafted from scratch.
Fully built model ship for display.
Unfurled sails ship model with two-colour rigging.
Copper pinned hull.
Scratch built French model ship.
Supported by a solid wooden stand.
Not a kit.
Dispatched from Bristol or free Click & Collect.
Length: 21" (54 cm)
Width: 9" (22 cm)
Height: 19" (49 cm)
The three-mast ship model of Le Soleil Royal is beautifully decorated with high quality wood carvings.
- Copper pinned hull.
- Two-colour rigging.
- Sold fully assembled and ready for display.
- Handmade from scratch.
- Supported by a solid wooden stand.
- Not a kit.
- Dispatched from Bristol or free Click & Collect.
Models are shipped by courier and shipping costs are as follows:
UK mainland @ £18.00
(excluding the Highlands)
Northern Ireland @ £18.00
Switzerland @ £62.00
The USA @ £115.00
Taiwan @ £175.00
If the delivery address is outside above-mentioned countries, cities or area in the UK, please email us to request a shipping quote. Please ensure you provide at least the country, city, and postcode.
INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY INCLUDING EUROPE:
Shipping cost doesn't include customs clearance, import taxes, duty or VAT. The buyer will be liable for payment of all import charges applicable in their respective country. Each country has a different tax rate. We advise buyers to check their government website for further information.
DELIVERY TO NORTHERN IRELAND:
There are no extra charges to be paid for deliveries to Northern Ireland. Please make sure to select 'Northern Ireland' as country at the checkout instead of United Kingdom.
The exact launch date of the Flagship of the French fleet, SOLEIL ROYAL with its 104 cannons, is a matter of controversy. Many historians say 1690 whilst others are of the opinion that she was engaged in combat in the Mediterranean Sea as early as the 1670's. She was after King Louis XIV, Soleil Royal was the symbol of grace and ability. As the flagship of the French Navy, Soleil Royal was sumptuously decorated with wooden carvings symbolic of the French monarch. In 1692, Soleil Royal was hauled up onto the beach at Cherbourg for repairs. At
, it was a
target for the Dutch and British attack on June 2nd and 3rd. The loss Soleil Royal--the most impressive tall ship that France ever built, together with 18 others, was the most serious naval setback for France in the 17th century. Today, Soleil Royal remains France’s cry of courage.
"I acknowledge receipt of the boat and I am very enchanted with the quality of the work. After reflexion, I command immediately two boats: the Amerigo Vespucci white colour and the Agamemnon large size.”
JEAN-PAUL D, Marche-en-Famenne, BELGIUM | 27 SEPTEMBER 2018
GRAEME C, Reading, UK | 15 JULY 2018
"The Soleil Royal was beautiful and a lovely birthday present for my husband. We are more that pleased and the packing to keep it safe was incredible."
Jane F, UK | 30 APRIL 2018
"Hello, just a quick note to let you know that the box arrived in good order. Looks magnificent!"
J.W. van Aalst, THE NETHERLANDS | 3 NOVEMBER 2017
"The ship model just arrived, carefully unpacked and it is in perfect condition! What a beauty! A pleasure doing business with you. Thank you.”
Norman N, USA | 8 JUNE 2017
Excellent model, very well built.
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