1/254 H347-298 Revell US Coast Guard Cutter Eagle With Sails And S Cement - 'S' Issue
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: NM
First issue from 1957. The box is in amazing investment-grade 'Near Mint' condition with factory-new color and gloss, four solid corners, no stains, fading or creases, no price tags or tag marks, no tape (other than the factory sealing tape) and no repairs. The only flaws are from very, very light and even shelf-wear. Even includes a sealed metal sealed tube of Revell "S" Cement in great condition as well. Very well detailed and molded, like most early Revell sailing ships. Features full hull with display stand, detailed deck fittings and houses, separately masts and yards arms, separately molded belaying pins, excellent deadeye assemblies, lifeboats, Revell's superb preformed rat lines, rigging instructions, rigging material and vacuform billowing sails. The sails are in amazing 'mint' condition. Molded in three colors - white, light wood tan (almost light orange) and dark brown wood. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals, flags, rigging material and instructions present. Instructions and decals are both in 'excellent++' condition. 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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