Miniature Masterpieces 1/48 Roman Racing Chariot, K504-98

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Miniature Masterpieces 1/48 Roman Racing Chariot, K504-98 plastic model kit

1/48 K504-98 Miniature Masterpieces Roman Racing Chariot

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

This kit was found in the stock room of a long-closed hobby shop and is in factory-new condition. Rare early 1950s original issue. Molded in white. Like all Miniature Masterpieces kits, this one is very finely engraved and molded with excellent detail. In addition to the chariot, it includes a driver, Gladiator, four horses, a display stand and decals. The model includes detailed instructions (rare for the early 1950s) and a wonderful (and long) history of this particular chariot. Never started. The parts are still factory sealed in the original 'krinkle' bag and includes decals and mint instructions. 'Miniature Masterpieces' was formed through an alliance of Lou Glasser (Revell) and Steve Adams (Adams Action Models) in 1953. Although having the appearance of an independent company, the firm was run by Revell down to the prototypes being made at the Revell plant. However, there was no evidence of the parent company on the surface. The State Coach of England was the first kit, issued in 1953. More kits of excellent quality followed. Revell completely took over the line in 1954, making the one-year original issues very rare.

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