Pre-Dreadnought Era

WW1 and Russo-Japanese War. The leap forward in firepower and speed of HMS Dreadnought marked a new epoche in naval warfare, all older ships now being considered as from the 'pre-Dreadnought' era. We have battleships, cruisers, torpedo boats and torpedo boat destroyers from the turn of the 19th/20th century, marking the transition from sedate steam-assisted sailing to steam turbine powered warships. A large number of these ships served into WW1.
A 1/1250 scale second-hand model of Schlesien by Navis Neptun 10A. This model is in very good original condition with new topmasts waiting to be fitted by a customer,
£15.00
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(Product Ref 109960)
The King Edward VII class were known in the Royal Navy as the Wobbly Eights because of their twitchy steering!
£53.75
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(Product Ref 64888)
A detailed and fully finished 1:1250 scale waterline model of the 1910 HMS Triumph by Navis Neptun.
£44.35
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(Product Ref 61732)

A 1/1250 scale model of HMS Goliath, a Canopus class battleship in overall grey for 1902 onwards.

£48.25
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(Product Ref 99803)
A 1/1250 scale model of HMS Goliath but in Victorian livery black hull, white upper-works and buff funnels.
£59.00
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(Product Ref 99862)
A 1/1250 scale metal model of HMS Mars in the early 20th Century by Navis Neptun 114A.

HMS Mars is a model of a Majestic Class Battleship. The class were considered the best in the world when they entered service. The other members of the class were: Victorious, Prince George, Hannibal, Jupiter, Illustrious, Caesar & Magnificent. They comprised the largest class of Battleships ever built. Mars is in overall grey, applied early in the 20th century and this model is made with the anti-torpedo nets fitted later in her service life. Mars was disarmed during WW1 to provide 12" guns for monitors.
£48.25
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(Product Ref 100067)
A 1/1250 scale metal model of HMS Mars in black, white & buff Victorian livery.

The casting is to the latest Navis standard and includes anti-torpedo netting stowed on the main deck edge. Overall length 10cm (4inches)
£59.00
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(Product Ref 100578)
The last design for the Royal Navy with a 6" secondary battery for over 10 years.
£47.25
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(Product Ref 71212)

A 1/1250 scale metal model of HMS Duncan a pre-Dreadnought battleship by Navis Neptun 116N

£47.25
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(Product Ref 67358)
She was one of the battleships that Germany was allowed to keep after WW1 and, after fleet service, she was converted to a radio-controlled target ship.
£35.00
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(Product Ref 74579)
Ships of this class saw little action in WW1, serving mainly as Harbour Defence Ships.
£34.00
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(Product Ref 74580)
£54.75
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(Product Ref 64773)
A 1/1250 scale metal model of HMS Natal 1907-15 by Navis Neptun 131N.

This ship blew up through internal explosion at anchor in Cromarty Firth.
£53.75
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(Product Ref 58323)
A 1/1250 scale metal model of HMS Black Prince by Navis Neptun 132N.

Designed by Sir Philip Watts, this ship and her sister, Duke of Edinburgh, were highly thought of by the Royal Navy but she couldn't stand up to battleship fire power at Jutland. Although she survived the daylight action, she was surprised by the German battle line as they broke through the British tail at night and was sunk by the Helgoland-class ships at point blank range.
£53.75
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(Product Ref 80684)
A 1/1250 scale metal model of HMS Argyll, representing her class of armoured cruisers as built.The model was updated and detailed in 2011, just in time for the 200th anniversary of the Bell Rock lighthouse. It was the Bell Rock (or Inchcape) rock that was Argyll's nemesis in 1915 during a heavy storm. Argyll ran hard aground on the rock facing the lighthouse and 150ft of the hull was ripped open. The ship was abanndoned the following morning and the wreck was destroyed immediately afterwards to disguise her loss. A model of the Bell Rock lighthouse  in 1/1250 scale is available from Antics.
£51.50
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(Product Ref 86969)
NEW for 2009! A superdetailed model of the first standard armoured cruiser design for the Royal Navy. 6 were built and 3 were sunk by a lone submarine on the same day (Aboukir, Cressy and Hogue)!
£49.50
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(Product Ref 76358)

Expecting to fight at close range, the Germans opted for the lighter, faster-firing 240mm main guns. By the start of WW1, they were hopelessly outclassed and were disarmed and hulked in 1916.

£35.00
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(Product Ref 77847)
A 1/1250 scale metal model of Kaiser Wilhelm II a pre-Dreadnought of the Imperial German Navy by Navis Neptun 17N.
£43.00
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(Product Ref 60067)

A 1/1250 scale second-hand model of Belgrano an Argentine armoured cruiser by Navis Neptun 230A modified. This excellent model has been re-fitted with 2x10 inch guns and been re-painted in medium grey from a model of Nisshin, see photograph.

£22.00
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(Product Ref 88985)
A 1/1250 scale second-hand model of IJNS Kasuga from 1904 by Navis 230. This model is in excellent original condition with black plastic topmast fitted.
£26.00
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(Product Ref 60739)
A 1/1250 scale second-hand model of IJN Iwate a protected cruiser that was present at the Battle of Tsushima. The model is in very good condition with plastic topmasts fitted, see photograph.
£20.00
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(Product Ref 108287)