Mantua Models Mayflower
The Mayflower left England in 1620 to take English and Dutch pilgrims to America.Their destination was the Virginia Colony but the ship was so damaged they were forced to land at Cape Cod.The Passengers lived on the ship for a few months, building shelters on land during the day, then returning to the ship at night.
One survivor from the Mayflower was John Howland. He went on to marry and had 7 children and 71 grandchildren. They formed the nucleus of the primary New England families. 2.5 million Amerians are decended from John Howland including Rosevelt and Franklin. WInston Churchill through his mother Jenny Jerome was another Howland descendant.
The Mantua kit features the following: A plank on frame hull construction, building plans with general details, English instructions, walnut or lime planking, wooden masts and spars, brass and walnut fittings, etched brass details, rigging cord, and silk flag. All sheet ply sections are laser cut for accuracy.
Some photographs show final production prototype 90% completed.
Limited quantity of kits arriving late November. Orders will be despatched at the latest first week in December.
length approx 535mm