Navis Neptun C1 Rurik, a Russian Armoured Cruiser, 1895 1/1250
One of the impressive, highly detailed "Copy Models" (made by Navis Neptun) of warships that fought in the Russo-Japanese War. Despite the photograph, this model is in tropical (white) livery.
When she was building, her reputation worried other countries but in service the design concept proved flawed and obsolescent. She was sunk at Ulsan on 14.8.1904 by shells from Japanese Cruisers.