Valiant Miniature Kit# 9821 - Midshipman, Royal Navy, 1805. The land-based naval academy for training naval cadets is a relatively recent innovation. In Nelson's time, future naval officers started their training at a much earlier age, going to sea at twelve or thirteen and learning their trade by hard experience, serving as Midshipmen on actual naval vessels.
This item is an unpainted and unassembled white metal (lead free) hobby kits in the 54mm International collectors scale. Standing Figures in this scale measure Approximately 2-1/2" to 3".
Kit is recommended for ages 8+
Artist Credits – Sculpted By Sheperd Paine / Painted Master By Sheperd Paine