Lady Nelson Model Ship Kit – Victory Models (1300/01)
The Lady Nelson 18th Century Cutter Model Ship Kit is manufactured by Victory Models Model Ship Kits & Victory Models Model Boat Kits. Victory Model Ship Kits make extensive use of laser cutting for all the wood sheets. The fittings, parts and timbers are only the best available. The comprehensive plans and highly detail English instructions will assist you throughout the whole construction process. Victory Models are at the forefront of innovate ship model kit manufacturing producing some of the highest quality ship model kits available.
Also available is a 2 DVD set ‘The Complete Guide on: How to Build the Lady Nelson’. This two DVD set takes the modeller through planking the hull and deck, building the deck furniture and completing the rigging. Many tips and techniques of building a period wooden model ships are presented.
History of the Lady Nelson
The cutter Lady Nelson is modeled on a typical British Cutter of the late eighteenth century. The cutter is a native British Design and was developed originally by the smuggler of Folkestone and surrounding areas. It did not take long for the Navy to appreciate the merits of the cutter’s design and were employed in the Navy from the middle of the eighteenth century to counter the smugglers.