Akagi Japanese aircraft carrier display mahogany wood custom model
Akagi Japanese aircraft carrier. Scale desktop display model. Akagi: the queen of the Japanese carriers. She began life as a fast battle cruiser in 1922. After the Washington Treaty, Akagi was rebuilt as a huge aircraft carrier. Akagi sported a 2 level hangar deck, and could accommodate nearly 100 aircraft. She was extensively rebuilt in the 1930’s with a full length flight deck and her now famous strut supports on either end of the flight deck; now a distinctly Japanese trait. On June 5, 1942 Akagi was destroyed when bombs stacked in the hangar decks exploded after an American attack. She sank the following day after the gasoline tanks exploded and sealed her fate. Length 33 1/2 inches. Ships in a wood crate. The item “Akagi Japanese aircraft carrier display mahogany wood custom model” is in sale since Saturday, July 18, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Models”. The seller is “magnumspec” and is located in Corona, California. This item can be shipped to United States.