Installments 52 – 60

With the hull mostly built up, focus turns to detailing the stern galleries. The sculpted detail, including rails and columns in the facade, are provided as nicely cast white metal parts… but there are oh-so-many!

I haven’t summarized the additional articles in each installment’s booklet, but they include historical pieces as well as construction tips and how-to’s.

 

Part 52

Includes a cannon and the stern friezes. Instructions cover assembly of same.

Part52a

Part52b

 

Part 53

“Transom embellishments” and cannonballs. Assembly of same, and planking the forecastle and quarterdeck.

Part53a

Part53b

 

 

Part 54

The entire stern lantern assembly is provided in nice metal castings. Assembly of same, and how to paint two included figurines.

Part54a

Part54b

 

 

Part 55

Three cannons and assembly of same, including the many blocks required for each.

Part55a

Part55b

 

 

Part 56

A cannon and parts for the starboard quarterdeck gallery.

Part56a

Part56b

 

 

Part 57

More parts for the starboard gallery.

Part57a

Part57b

 

 

Part 58

Two cannons and more starboard gallery parts.

Part58a

Part58b

 

 

Part 59

Another cannon, and now we move to the port side gallery.

Part59a

Part59b

 

 

Part 60

More frames and columns for the port side gallery.

Part60a

Part60b

 

 

As usual, you can find out all about the Sovereign of the Seas kit from DeAgostini’s UK web site:
http://www.model-space.com/gb/ships/hms-sovereign-of-the-seas/

I keep checking the DeAgostini USA site for SotS availability in North America; nothing at this time!
http://www.model-space.com/us/ships/

 

 

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