I WILL TRY TO NOTE ANY THAT I SEE, BUT OTHERS MAY EXIST. PLEASE LOOK AT THE PHOTOS. Battleship in 1/1250 scale. This is a model of the American Battleship of World War Two, the USS WISCONSIN (BB-64). The WISCONSIN was of the IOWA class of four vessels. WISCONSIN was completed in 1944. WISCONSIN received 6 battle stars for her service. After the war, WISCONSIN was decommissioned in 1948 re-commissioned in 1951 for Korea, decommissioned again in 1958, re-commissioned again in 1988 for Operation Desert Storm, with a final decommissioning in 1991. WISCONSIN was removed from the Naval Register in 2006, and donated in 2009 to the National Maritime center in Norfolk, Virginia, where she resides today. This model is of WISCONSIN circa 1945. She was 887feet long, 108 feet wide and of 52,000 tons displacement, and was capable of speeds up to 30 knots. WISCONSIN was originally armed with nine 16 guns and twenty 5 guns. Their AA armament was increased with 20mm and 40mm guns during the war. She carried three aircraft on two catapults. WISCONSIN had a crew of 1,921 seamen and officers. This model was made by renowned model firm NEPTUN owned by Rudi Kraus of Germany, who also makes the fine NAVIS and COPY line of shipmodels. This model is in 1/1250 scale and is approximately 8 3/4 long. This is a waterline hull version and comes painted. These are highly detailed scale models made for the Adult collector. THESE ARE NOT FOR CHILDREN. This model is in very good condition. I may have made an effort to improve the condition of the model by straightening parts and touch up small chips. These models do not have the original box and packing. Models will be packed and secured safely for transit to you. Please look at our other Listings! The item “1/1200-1/1250 Neptun 1300 USS WISCONSIN (BB-64) Battleship metal ship model USED” is in sale since Tuesday, November 17, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Models”. The seller is “riograndemodels” and is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany