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Caldercraft 1/64 HMS Diana Wooden Kit 9000

HMS Diana, the second built in the Artois class was designed by Sir John Henslow. She was built by Randall & Brent of Rotherhithe, one of the largest merchant builders in the country. After eleven months building the hull, Diana was launched on the 3rd of March 1794. She was then towed to the Royal Dockyard at Deptford where she was fitted out. This included masts, rigging, anchors, coppering of her bottom, ordnance and stores. On the 12th of June 1794 Diana was ready to receive her full crew and spent the next 6 1/2 weeks working up at the Nore. The total cost of building and fitting out the Diana was 23,000.

The Diana kit was designed from original Admiralty plans and contains CNC cut timber throughout. The extensive fittings include brass 18 and 9 pounder cannons; black and natural hemp for rigging and 2,300 scale copper plates. The kit is supplied with full size plans, comprehensive instruction manual and drawings.

Scale 1:64, Length: 1180mm.
Skill Level 4


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MRP: €619.43
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Caldercraft 1/64 HMS Agamemnon Nelsons Favorite Ship 9003

HMS Agamemnon was a 64-gun third-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy. She saw service in the American Revolutionary, French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and fought in many of the major naval battles of those conflicts. She is remembered as being Nelson's favourite ship, and was named after the mythical ancient Greek king Agamemnon, being the first ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name. The future Lord Nelson served as Agamemnon's captain from January 1793 for 3 years and 3 months, during which time she saw considerable service in the Mediterranean. After Nelson's departure, she was involved in the infamous 1797 mutinies at Spithead and the Nore, and in 1801 was present at the first Battle of Copenhagen, but ran aground before being able to enter the action.

The Agamemnon kit contains CNC cut walnut and ply components. The extensive fittings include four sheets of brass etched detailing, brass turned cannons, a set of four plank on frame ships boats, black and natural hemp for rigging and cast decorative fittings. The kit is supplied with full size plans, comprehensive instruction manual and drawings. The kit has been designed to depict the period when Nelson served on her.

Scale 1:64, Length: 1300mm.
Skill Level 4


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MRP: €867.23
Antics Price: €802.40


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Caldercraft 1/64 HMS Jalouse 18 Gun Brig Sloop Wooden Kit 9007

The French brig sloop La Jalouse was launched in Dunkirk in 1794 and was a typical large French brig used for convoy, raiding and escort duty. Taken by the British vessel Vestal on 13th May 1797, re-named Jalouse and fitted out for duties in the Royal Navy. The only features that distinguished her as being of French origin were the 90 angle to the keel of the rudder post and the tops and crosstrees and trestletrees. After ten years in British service, she was broken up in 1807. Jalouse had a compliment of 121 officers and men. She carried 18 x 6 pounder guns, although the armament may well have been replaced by 18 x 32 pounder carronades sometime after her capture.

The Jalouse kit has been designed with the novice / intermediate builder in mind and has an estimated building time of around three months of evening work. This comprehensive kit contains CNC cut walnut throughout. The extensive fittings include 18 brass 6 pdr guns; black and natural hemp for rigging and all other decorative fittings. The kit is supplied with full size plans, comprehensive instruction manual and drawings.

Scale 1:64, Length: 815mm.
Skill Level 3


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MRP: €281.96
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Caldercraft 1/64 HMS Mars 18 Gun Brig Wooden Kit 9009

Mars was built in Holland in the late 1770's and commissioned as a Dutch Privateer. She was built with unusually sleek lines and as such she was one of the fastest vessels afloat at the time. She was, however, taken by the 38 gun heavy frigate Artois on 3rd December 1781. Her captor reported that the Mars ' to be quite new and the completest Privateer he ever saw.'

The Mars kit has been designed with the novice / intermediate builder in mind and has an estimated building time of around three months of evening work. This comprehensive kit contains CNC cut walnut throughout. The extensive fittings include 18 Brass 6pdr Guns and 10 Brass swivel guns; black and natural hemp for rigging and all other decorative fittings. The kit is supplied with full size plans, comprehensive instruction manual and drawings.

Scale 1:64, Length: 790mm.
Skill Level 3


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MRP: €265.43
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Caldercraft 1/64 HM Cutter Sherbourne Wooden Ship Kit 9010

The Sherbourne was built as a revenue vessel for the Customs Service. She was designed by Sir Thomas Slade, the designer of the famous Victory and was built and launched in 1763. After over 20 years of service, Sherbourne was sold in 1784 ~ a remarkably long career for such a small vessel.

The Sherbourne kit has been designed with the novice builder in mind and has an estimated building time of around two months of evening work. This comprehensive kit contains CNC cut walnut throughout. The extensive fittings include 8 3pdr Guns and 10 swivel guns, black and natural hemp for rigging and all other decorative fittings. The kit is supplied with full size plans, comprehensive instruction manual and drawings.

Scale 1:64, Length: 500mm.
Skill Level 2


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MRP: €99.05
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Caldercraft 1/64 HM Yacht Chatham Wooden Kit 9011

H. M. Chatham Yacht was launched in Chatham dockyard in 1741, for use as a pleasure craft for the more affluent members of Georgian society. Yachts were of Dutch origin and came to Denmark and Sweden as pleasure craft. They were introduced in Britain in 1660 when Charles II, on his return to England was presented the Yacht Mary. In the early days, the yacht was thought of as a pleasure and transport craft only. However, they these vessels found their way back into the merchant service as well as serving very successfully as fleet reconnaissance vessels. Also, as these vessels were very fast sailor, yachts were commissioned as dispatch vessels or packet yachts.

The kit contains CNC cut walnut and ply components. The fittings include brass etched detailing, black and natural hemp for rigging and cast decorative fittings. Full size plans and comprehensive building instructions aid to make a highly attractive model which wouldn't look out of place in anyone's home.

Scale 1:64, Length: 530mm.
Skill Level 2


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MRP: €117.95
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Caldercraft 1/64 HM Mortar Vessel Convulsion Wooden Kit 9012

Convulsion was built in 1804 at Rotherhithe and commissioned for shore bombardment duties. She was over 60ft long and had a displacement of 76 tonnes. She was armed with one 10 inch mortar and four 18 pounder carronades.

This comprehensive kit contains CNC cut walnut throughout. The extensive fittings include 10" Mortar and four 18pdr carronades, black and natural hemp for rigging and all other decorative fittings. Full size plans along with a comprehensive instruction booklet make this attractive and unusual vessel ideal as an introduction to plank on bulkhead modelling.

Scale 1:64, Length: 600mm.
Skill Level 2


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MRP: €126.80
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Caldercraft 1/64 HM Schooner Ballahoo Wooden Kit 9013

Ballahoo was the named schooner of its class of 'Fish' Class Schooners built in Bermuda, of which 17 were built to the same design. Ballahoo was ordered in 1803 and launched in 1804. She was commissioned as an armed dispatch schooner.She was 55.4 feet long and displaced 71 tonnes. With a compliment of 20 men Ballahoo was armed with four 12 pounder carronades.

This comprehensive kit contains CNC cut walnut throughout. The extensive fittings include four 12 pdr carronades, black and natural hemp for rigging and all other decorative fittings. Full size plans and comprehensive instruction manual, making this kit the ideal introduction to plank on bulkhead modelling.

Scale 1:64, Length: 520mm.
Skill Level 2


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MRP: €82.55
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