I’ve always really liked these sail/steam hybrid ships from the mid-19th century. Now, Ages of Sail has added two of these favorites from Billing Boats, and is offering limited time special pricing.
Also, check out the online shop Woodenmodelshipkit.com, which carries the same Jylland kit for only $429, though they don’t list the HMS Warrior.
Both these kits have been available through Billingboatsusa.com for quite some time, but are only just now appearing at Ages of Sail.
We’ve carried Billing Boats kits for quite a while, but we’re working now to expand our retail selection of these kits. There will be more Billing Boats kits forthcoming, including a couple fairly recent releases. But, for now, here are two classic warships from the transitionary period between sail and steam, the Danish frigate Jylland and the British iron-hulled warship HMS Warrior.
Both of the original ships are still in existence and represent the last ships of their kind. They are available for public access, so you can still walk the decks of these beautiful vessels. And, if you can’t get to them, there should be plenty of photos on the Internet to help you make the most accurate build possible.
In fact, here are a couple photos we found on the web…
Both Billing Boats kits are “Expert” level models, so we don’t recommend you…
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