Clippers were very fast classic sailing ships of the mid-19th century that were used by everyone from merchants to pirates for their beauty and speed. Clipper ship models are among the most popular models of historic ships for their distinctive design, which features three masts and a square rig. If you are interested in a clipper ship model, the skilled artisans at Premier Ship Models can craft an exact replica of any of these classic sailing ships.
Fully built tall wooden ship models of any of the famous clippers, including the Cutty Sark and Harvey Baltimore clipper. Baltimore clippers were fast sailing vessels designed for trade on the U.S. coastlines and between the United States and the Caribbean Islands. The ships were designed with sharp hull lines to maximize speed, which made this type of vessel extremely popular in both the U.S. and the UK for trade.
The Cutty Sark wooden model of the fastest clipper of the time, known for its voyages to between London and China for tea in the 19th century. The original ship is preserved as a museum vessel in the United Kingdom after recent renovation of the ship. The Harvey Baltimore Clipper was used in the mid-19th century to capture British merchant ships supporting British forces, which were attempting to recapture the former colonies, and in the California gold rush for blockades and transporting cargo between San Francisco and New York.
Our handcrafted custom ship models are designed in the exact image of the original ship and crafted with high quality woods, metals, materials using a combination of traditional and modern methods. We conduct thorough research on the original vessels to create antique model ships that are as accurate as possible. We employ the services of a maritime curator to research ship histories as and when requested by clients. This may or may include re-creating the drawings of the ship if required.
We are committed to providing exquisite custom models that meet our clients’ expectations, budgets, and time constraints. We communicate with you throughout the process of building your sailing ship model to ensure that you are happy with the progress.