Ship model English oyster smack of 1909


Ship model English oyster smack of 1909


Ship name Oyster smack
Scale 1 : 24
Length 67 cm
Width 15 cm
Height 70 cm
Material hull Wood
Photos 1 Total views
Photos 2 Views of details
Price 1900 Euro
Transport cost Please inquire






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The English oyster smacks

The smacks were traditional fishing boats that operated along the British coast. This smack was built to plans of Douglas Stone in 1909 for use in the neigbourhood of the Thames Estuary. They used special dredges, one of which is shown on deck of the model.

There is more information on sailing old Colchester Essex oyster smacks.


The oyster smack model, photos, description and dimensions

The model was built to the plans by Douglas Stone 1909 by a very experienced model maker. There are more pictures, several views of the entire ship model taken from all directions, and several closer views of hull, deck and rigging. Click images to enlarge!

This model of the oyster smack is a fine detailed piece of work, a masterpiece. The ship model was built with sails close to the wind on starboard tack. The starboard side of the hull has no planking to show the frames and the interior equipment.
The ship model is 1 : 24 scale. Length is 67 cm, width 15 cm, height 70 cm.

There is a display case for the model made of birch wood and (rather poor, high reflection) acrylic glass which may be used as protection when picking up the model with your car. The display case will not be shipped on air cargo. The case is 73 cm long, 23 cm wide, 73 cm high.

The model looks best when set without a display case.


Price of the ship model and transport

The price of the model is 1900 Euro, plus transport cost.

Transport: The ship model can be secured in a transport box. This way, delivery by truck or air cargo over long distances can be safely done.
If you live close by, picking up the model with your car may be a good way, too.

The ship model is available at my showroom in Recklinghausen. Here is information on how to order a ship model and how the transport can be arranged.

Please contact me, if you are interested in the ship model.

Dr. Michael Czytko, Kuehlstr. 31, D-45659 Recklinghausen, Germany,
Tel. +49 2361 59757, email: .

If you come by car, it is easy to find my home.

  Contact:  Tel. +49 2361 59757


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