About the Queen Mary 2:
The Queen Mary 2 is a British ocean liner, which currently is the flagship and the last remaining ocean liner to serve the Cunard line of fleet. Designed by the famous British naval architect Stephen Payne, the Queen Mary 2 was the largest cruise ship at the time of her construction. Named after the RMS Queen Mary of 1936, the Queen Mary 2 replaced Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth 2, and regularly completes the same route across the Atlantic Ocean from Southampton, England to New York City, USA.
On the inside, the Queen Mary 2 boasts several luxury facilities, including; fifteen restaurants and bars, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, a casino, a ballroom, a theatre, and a planetarium (which is the first at sea). Faster than other cruise ship, the Queen Mary 2 can reach a speed of 30 knots and has a cruising speed of 26 knots.
About the manufacturer:
At Premier Ship Models, we are committed to building quality partnerships. That is why we have chosen to partner with this supplier. With more than twenty years of experience, this supplier is specialised in the manufacture of luxury hand-crafted model boat and ships. What originally began as an artisanal family workshop, now produces an extensive range of highly sought-after collectibles; Including classic speedboat models, historic tall-ship models, cruise ship models, moderns yacht models and battleship models. These ship models are carefully hand crafted and made from the highest quality hardwoods, sourced from local exotic wood resources.
About the model:
This model wooden ship is scratch-built with a remarkable level of craftsmanship, using the traditional technique of plank-on-frame construction. To ensure that there is a high level of quality and detail, each stage of the construction process is carefully monitored and takes several weeks to complete. The hulls and bridges are constructed exclusively out of hand-picked hardwoods. The model ship has been sanded and vanished in several layers, in order to create a smooth finish. Details are replicated using hand-stitched leather & fabric upholstery, and polished brass & metal finishes. The team of master craftsmen make use of the skills and expertise developed over many years, to ensure that this model is identical to the original.
This model is not a kit and is ready for display. The model is mounted on a solid wooden base and includes a brass plate.