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Calypso (Billing Boats 1:45)
$589.99

Availability: In stock

BB560
Scale 1:45
Height 12.99"
Length 37"
Width 6.69"

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Scale model of Jacques Yves Cousteau's ocean research ship.

The Calypso was built in the US in 1942 as a minesweeper. She was bought in 1950 by Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and after extensive changes and modifications has become a fully equipped ocean research vessel, complete with observation chamber in the stem, oval diving bell, Galaezzi diving chamber, inflatable boat for shallow waters, helicopter and other submarine equipment. length is 42M, tonnage 360 tons and a top speed of 12 knots.

Kit includes plans with detailed building instructions in German, English, French, Danish, Italian and Dutch, ABS plastic hull, decks from wood, plastic and wooden parts to finish the model, stern tubes with shafts and propellers. 

 

Scale 1:45

Height 12.99"

Length 37"

Width 6.69"

DUE TO THE COMPLEX MANUFACTURING PROCESS, THIS MODEL BOAT KIT IS PRODUCED ONLY ONCE PER YEAR. WE HAVE LIMITED QUANTITY ONHAND.

Paints used for this model boat kit are: BB#1, BB#10, BB#11, BB#14, BB#15, BB#17, BB#30, BB#35, BB#36, and BB#35 thinner.

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