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Tamiya U.S. Aircraft Carrier Saratoga CV-3 1/700 Model Kit

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Description

Tamiya US Aircraft Carrier Saratoga CV-3 1/700 Model Kit

This is a 1/700 scale model of the U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier CV-3 Saratoga. It's the longest ship to appear in the long running Tamiya Water Line Series. The Saratoga is a highly interesting subject. Launched in April 1925, the ‘Sister Sara' was commissioned in November 1927 as an aircraft carrier. However, she was originally laid down as a battle cruiser and reclassified mid-way through the manufacturing process. This explains features rather unique on an aircraft carrier of her era, such as an enclosed bow and massive funnel.

Sister Sara was a veteran of many actions in the WWII conflict, including the February 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima operation where she survived devastating hits from Japanese fighters. Her final contribution to the U.S. cause came after the end of WWII; she was sunk as one of the targets in a nuclear test on Bikini Atoll.

Specs

  • Scale: 1/700
  • Construction type: Assembly kit
  • Decals: Included
  • Length:396mm.
  • This water line model depicts the part of the ship seen above the line of the water, enabling it to be displayed on a flat surface as though it were at sea.
  • The model accurately depicts the Saratoga as she appeared during the Battle of Iwo Jima in February 1945.
  • Features a two-part hull, plus a one-part flight deck which stretches from the bow of the deck to the stern.
  • Includes scale replicas of Hellcat and Avenger aircraft.

Model will require paints, tools and glue to complete.

Release date Australia
August 25th, 2014
Manufacturer code:
31713
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Box Dimensions (mm)
440x145x60
UPC
4950344317134
Product ID
22641857

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