Our Boucher toy is immense and near new old stock & in search of a modeler; or collector. We have never seen such a beautiful setup with top grade wood coupled with brass fixtures and parts and with Blueprints. Extra pictures were added to show the extensive cannons, fixtures, propellers, rods, wood, and instructions included in this set. Boucher, a French naval architect employed by the United States Navy, made the observation that scale models, although in common use throughout Europe, were practically unknown in the United States. Consequently, he left Government service as the former head of the Navys model shops in Washington to establish his own company and later partnership with Patton Lewis in New York City.During World War II and into the decades of the 50s and 60s the heavy demand for naval and commercial vessels resulted in record orders for models. Many still remain on display in maritime museums, yacht clubs and Government offices. Although best known for its marine models, the Boucher/Boucher-Lewis name is usually identified with the wide range of museum-quality models found in the most prestigious collections. Pictures included are of the actual item(s) for sale, colors may differ slightly in person due to lighting, cameras, or monitor settings. See the above section on combining items to see how to arrange to have an invoice sent to you.
We sell and collect rare and unusual items that often cannot be replaced. We understand the need to pack things carefully, so we take the time to do things correctly, as there is no Do over! There is no tracking on first class international in some places with the exception of Canada. We do not falsely lower merchandise values or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. Our international clients are very important to us.Please let us know if you have any questions. We do our best to show and describe any type of damage that might [in our opinion] have an effect on value. This gives us an opportunity to work with you to come to a FAST resolution of your concerns. We have a store in Nokomis, FL (Sarasota) in addition to our online presence.
We are always learning and sharing knowledge about the vintage and antique toy hobby. The item "Boucher of New York Ship Model Boat New In Box" is in sale since Tuesday, September 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Other Boat & Ship Collectibles". The seller is "antiquetoys-online" and is located in Nokomis, Florida.This item can be shipped worldwide.