Mississippi River Steamboat 1870

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Mississippi river steam boat 1:50 Scale

Manufacturer Mantua Model code 734


Mississippi River Steamboat 1870

This is a beautiful model of a typical American steamboat that operated from the 1870’s to 1920’s.

The shallow draft of these fine boats allowed them to navigate all but the smallest of the main rivers.

A double plank on frame hull construction, building plans with general details, English instructions, lost wax brass castings, walnut and lime planking, wooden masts and spars, brass and walnut fittings, etched brass details, aluminium smoke stacks rigging cord and silk flags.

All sheet ply sections are laser cut for accuracy.

This kit can also be motorised.

Scale 1:50 Length: 1050 mm Width: 240 mm Height: 540 mm

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