1/100 573 Schreiber-Bogen Meteor 1 Kaiser's Yacht
Cardstock Paper Model Kit
Very large scale kit of this beautiful ship. Full hull model includes sails, display stand, full rigging diagrams and flags. German Emperor Wilhelm II bought her as the Thistle. She was a very innovative all steel ship, which was unusual for yachts in 1886. After winning race after race, she was rebuilt for the Kaiser into the Meteor. He finally receive the boat in 1892 and participated in all the major British regattas. After a long and wonderful career, he gifted her to the German Navy and she became a training ship. In 1921 she was taken out of service and scrapped.
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