The SS United States, 'The Big U', is an ocean liner built in 1952 for the United States Lines. At 53,329 gross tons, she is the largest ocean liner to date built entirely in the United States and still holds the record for the fastest westbound transatlantic crossing. Many details can be found on this model. The highly detailed chimney is painted in red, white, and black that is rigged across each other to the masts. Each life boat is meticulously handcrafted and painted in black and white. You can also see various other details on the deck such as metal ladders, metal winches, metal vents, wood crane, railings and so on. The model is secured tightly on a solid wooden base with a brass nameplate.
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- State: California
- Setting: Indoor
- Color options: Painted
- Materials: Wood
- Dimensions: 4 inches wide x 9 inches high x 32 inches long
Founded in 1999, Old-Modern Handicrafts (OMH) is a family owned and operated business and a leading manufacturer of high quality wooden ship models. OMH started with about twenty popular models such as the RMS Titanic and the USS Constitution. Today, OMH produces more than one thousand different scale models. The selection from our factory includes historic tall ships, ancient boats, modern speed boats, ocean liners and modern cruise ships, yachts and warships. OMH is widely supported around the world as our unique and eye catching model ships are affordable and easy to display. Our models are proudly displayed in many homes, offices, hotels, restaurants, as well as in luxurious galleries and museums around the world.