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EAN-139781848321106   EAN-13 barcode 9781848321106
Product NameShipcraft 18 - Titanic And Her Sisters Olympic And Britannic
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:11.73 inches / Length:0 inches / Weight:0 pounds / Width:8.39 inches
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Price New13.55 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used8.99 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width8.25 inches    (convert)
Height11.75 inches    (convert)
Length0.5 inches    (convert)
AuthorPeter Davies-Garner
Page Count64
BindingPaperback
Published03/19/2015
Long DescriptionThe ‘ShipCraft’ series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeler through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships and changes in their appearance over their careers. This includes paint schemes and camouflage, featuring color profiles and highly-detailed line drawings and scale plans. The modeling section reviews the strengths and weaknesses of available kits, lists commercial accessory sets for super-detailing of the ships, and provides hints on modifying and improving the basic kit. This is followed by an extensive photographic gallery of selected high-quality models in a variety of scales, and the book concludes with a section on research references – books, monographs, large-scale plans and relevant websites. This is the first volume in the series not devoted to a naval vessel, but the most famous liner of all time is a suitable subject as one of the most popular of all ship modeling subjects. Apart from Titanic herself, this volume also covers her sister ships Olympic and Britannic which enjoyed longer and more varied careers, including wartime service as troopship and hospital ship.
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