I WILL NOTE ANY THAT I SEE, BUT OTHERS MAY EXIST. PLEASE LOOK AT THE PHOTOS. Destroyer in 1/1250 scale. This is a model of the American Destroyer class of World War Two, the USS BENSON (DD-421). The BENSON class was the last Prewar destroyer class and built from 1939 to 1943. This was a class of thirty Destroyers which served in all theaters. Three were sunk in action during the war, two at Guadalcanal, and one in the Mediterranean. Most were retained after the war, or loaned to friendly countries. Most were sunk as targets or scrapped during the late 1960s and early 1970s. This model is of BENSON circa 1943. She was 348 feet long, 36 feet wide and of 1.620 tons displacement, and was capable of speeds up to 37.5 knots. BENSON was armed with five 5/38 guns and ten- 21 torpedo tubes and two depth charge racks. Their AA armament was increased with 20mm and 40mm guns. BENSON had a crew of 208 seamen and officers. This model was made by renowned model firm NEPTUN owned by Rudi Kraus, who also makes the fine NAVIS and COPY line of shipmodels in Germany. This model is in 1/1250 scale and is approximately 3-1/2 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 fine to very good condition. I may have made an effort to improve the condition of the model by straightening 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 1362a USS BENSON (DD-421) Destroyer metal ship model USED” is in sale since Sunday, November 08, 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 to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, to Australia, to Ireland, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, AE, MY.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany