1/96 H391 Revell USS Kearsarge - Historic Civil War Steam Sloop
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Fair-
Hard-to-find kit. 1971 issue with beautiful John Steel framable box art titled 'Victory Off Cherbourg', site of the Kearsarge's famous duel with the Confederate ship Alabama off the coast of France. Very large 1/96 scale ship that measures 34.5 inches long when assembled. Very highly detailed and well molded. This is the version with the factory painted copper hull below the waterline. The paint is in near mint condition. Features pre-formed ratlines, two position gun ports, guns that turn and elevate, movable propeller, special stand and name plate and 20 action figures. Inside the kit has never been started. NOTE: missing (1) cannon retainer #23. This part cannot be seen after assembly as it simply holds a cannon to the deck. Easily made with round stock plastic or sprue. Some parts are still in factory sealed bags. The parts that are not have been inventoried complete other than the (1) #23. Includes rigging material, metal chains, rat lines, instructions (NOTE: with some edge wear), standing and running rigging diagrams and flags. Includes the special Revell booklet 'USS Kearsarge which tells the story of the ship and the battle with CSS Alabama. The special cardboard insert that holds the hull halves in place is still present.
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