LE SUPERBE

LE SUPERBE  MA798  $499.99

Wooden Historic Scale Model Ship Kit by Mantua Model

Length 43"  Height 29"  Scale 1:75         Advanced Level

Double Plank on Bulkhead Construction

 
LE SUPERBE - Built in 1708, the third rate french ship Le Superbe was 143 feet long, with a beam of over 40 feet. At 1,029 tons, she carried adequate provisions to remain at sea with a crew of more than 600 men for up to six months. King Charles was so impressed by her majestic size and beautiful ornamentiation that he ordered Dean (England's foremost naval architect) to copy her lines and design.

Mantua's kit is double plank on bulkhead. All wooden parts are laser cut for trouble free assembly. The complete fittings package includes wooden blocks and deadeyes, 74 machine turned brass cannon, cast metal ports and figure head and numerous photo engraved brass decorative pieces. Also, there are several diameters of cotton line for standing and running rigging and silk flags. Excellent plans and instructions are included also.
 


The paint sets for these kits are historically accurate colors that have been specially formulated for model ships. They are high quality acrylic based paints that can be thinned with water, thinner or alcohol. They clean up easily with water, making them ideal for airbrush use. Brushed or sprayed, paints dry flat with good grain structure and a smooth finish. The colors contained in each paint set are based on the colors shown in the picture of the model. 1 oz. bottles
 

 Le Superbe Paint Set (8 bottles) MA798PS   

$39.92   

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