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New for 2015!Made from a 3-D printed master model and with hollow, metal cage masts, this must be one of the finest 1/1250 scale metal models ever made.Later in the 1930s, Idaho & her sisteships, New Mexico & Mississippi were extensively modified and the cage masts were replaced by tripod & pole masts (see the Neptun models).
New for 2014! A superdetailed model of the first class of super-Dreadnoughts to enter service.
A 1/1250 scale metal waterline model of HMS Grenville, the U-class destroyer leader in 1943. This second HMS Grenville to serve in WW2 was built by Swan Hunter in 1942. She saw a lot of action in the Mediterranean and the Channel before being re-fitted for service in the far east, with a lattice mast replacing the tripod modelled here.
HMS London a heavy cruiser extensively re-built at the beginning of WW2 by Navis Neptun number 1133A.A fine detail model as usual from Neptun of HMS London that was built as name ship of a class of cruisers that numbered just 4. London became the heaviest cruiser in the RN after a rebuild in 2/41. Model is in post rebuild form and in overall grey finish.
Filling a gap in Navis's range, a nice model of Derwent, a Hunt Type III of which there were 28. Four 4" DP guns provided the main armament but 2 x 21" torpedo tubes were provided. Derwent was Vickers Armstrong built, surviving the war but scrapped at Penrhyn in February 1947 during a chilly winter.
The Cunard liner, Aquitania proved to be a most useful ship in wartime. During WW1 she was used as a troop transport and a hospital ship (as modelled here) and she was used as a troop transport again in WW2. Antics also stock the dazzle camouflaged WW1 troop transport and Aquitania. in Cunard livery.
A 1/1250 scale metal model of Castel Nevoso, a refrigerated cargo ship of the 1950s & 60s. The ship entered service in 1937 as a Lufthansa catapult ship, Friesland, designed to act as a tender for seaplanes making long ocean crossings. Having survived the war, in 1950 she was bought by Vlasov (V-ships) and altered to a refrigerated cargo ship. Re-named Fairsky (1950-52) then Castel Nevoso and finally Argentina Reefer (1968), she was scrapped at Faslane in 1969.
This is a 1/1250 scale model of the British submarine, HMS M2, in 1927 after re-fitting to carry a small seaplane, a Parnall Peto, in a pressurised hangar forward of the bridge
An upgraded 1/1250 scale metal Navis "N" model (106N) of HMS Colossus on her first commission complete with anti-torpedo nets. This metal model is fully assembled and painted in overall medium grey.
A 1/1250 scale metal model of HMS Vanguard, a Dreadnought battleship of the St Vincent class. Vanguard was the most infamous member of the St Vincent class because she fell victim to a magazine explosion in Scapa Flow in 1917. This model has torpedo nets and the 4" guns have been removed from A turret, so the 1/1250 scale HMS Vanguard model represents Vanguard, St Vincent and Collingwood during 1913-early 1916.