1/60 1880 Steingraeber Fishing Cutter HF73 / Fischkutter Circa 1880 - For Radio Control
Wood and Metal Model Kit, Box Condition: Good+
Rare. Large scale plank-on-frame model measures 62 cm when complete. Can be built one of three ways; as a proper sailing cutter, sailing cutter with auxiliary motor or as a motor cutter that is radio controlled. Features die cut plywood frames and deck, strip hardwood for planking, a great many hardwood pieces cut to size, plastic rigging blocks, metal fittings, brass fittings, sail cloth two types of rigging cord, full size sail templates, full-size plans, and instructions and history of the ship in English and German. A nice feature of this kit is that every part has the number stamped onto it, making part identification very easy. The kit has never been started. The small parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions. HF73, of the Finkenwerder Deep Sea Fishing Fleet, was launched in 1880 but has been missing since 1901. Her last known position was off the isle of Norderney.
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