1/254 H347-298 Revell US CG Cutter Eagle with Sails - 'S' Issue
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good++
First issue dated 1957. As with most early Revell sailing ship kits, it is very nicely molded and well detailed. Includes rigging instructions, rigging material and vacuform billowing sails. Molded in three colors - ivory, light wood tan and dark brown wood. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing #70, 71 boomkins (tripod made from straight cylinders) and #20 galley stack. All three parts can be made from stock plastic or sprue. Inventoried with all other parts, decals, flag sheet, rigging material and instructions. The 295' bark rigged sailing ship was built in 1936 in Bremerhaven, Germany, for the German Navy. It was originally named Horst Vessel. The vessel was acquired in 1946 as a World War II war reparation. The ship was named the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, and has been used ever since as a training ship for future U.S. Coast Guard Officers. Eagle is based in New London, Connecticut.
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