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Mitsubishi A6M2B (ZEKE) - Zero Fighter 1:72 Scale

Mitsubishi A6M2B (ZEKE) - Zero Fighter 1:72 Scale

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From the early days of the Second Sino-Japanese War to the ...
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Elbjorn Icebreaker

Elbjorn Icebreaker

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Billing Boats Elbjorn A typical trawler from the North Sea, built ...
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Vought F4U-1A Corsair 1:72 Scale

Vought F4U-1A Corsair 1:72 Scale

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Introduced into service in 1942, the Vought F4U-1 featured inverted gull ...
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Mitsubishi A6M3 (HAMP) - Zero Fighter 1:72 Scale

Mitsubishi A6M3 (HAMP) - Zero Fighter 1:72 Scale

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The A6M3 Zero fighter Model 32, was codenamed "Hamp" by American ...
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Douglas A-1J Skyraider USAF 1:48 Scale

Douglas A-1J Skyraider USAF 1:48 Scale

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Also going by the names Dauntless II, AD, A-1 Able Dog, ...
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Bristol Beaufighter TF.Mk.X 1:48 Scale

Bristol Beaufighter TF.Mk.X 1:48 Scale

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The next generation of the Beau, the TF.Mk.X, used a 1770hp ...
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Bristol Beaufighter Mk.VI Night Fighter 1:48 Scale

Bristol Beaufighter Mk.VI Night Fighter 1:48 Scale

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In the late 1930's, the RAF, faced with a shortage of ...
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Republic P-47D Thunderbolt - "Razorback" 1:48 Scale

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt -

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The P-47 was the first single-seated fighter to be equipped with ...
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Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

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4mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8007
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Universal Joint - Black

Universal Joint - Black

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Modular type universal joint, requires inserts to complete.
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Plain Coupling Insert 3.2mm

Plain Coupling Insert 3.2mm

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3.2mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8016
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Universal Joint - Red

Universal Joint - Red

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Modular type universal joint, requires inserts to complete. Old Part No. ...
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4124/02 Rigging Cord Natural Hemp 0.25mm x 20mtr

4124/02 Rigging Cord Natural Hemp 0.25mm x 20mtr

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Hemp. Diameter. 0.25mm x 20 metre reel.
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Aliphatic Rapid Glue 145ml

Aliphatic Rapid Glue 145ml

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Outperforms traditional white glues with it's super fast grab time and ...
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Admiralty Glues Medium Superglue 20g Standard

Admiralty Glues Medium Superglue 20g Standard

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Caldercraft Admiralty Glues Standard Cyanoacrylate (superglue) is a high quality modelling ...
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8001 Cast Metal Sailor 22mm

8001 Cast Metal Sailor 22mm

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Sailor, crewman. Cast metal, Height 22mm. For 1:72 to 1:86 scale ...
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Atlantic Kingdom

Atlantic Kingdom

America's contest with Cunard in the age of sail and steam.
Atlantic Kingdom pays tribute to the Americans who challenged Cunard, the shipping company that held a monopoly on North Atlantic trade routes in the nineteenth century. These titans of the Atlantic left behind them a wreckage of human lives, lost ships, and squandered fortunes in their failed bids for supremacy of the seas.
Author: John A. Butler
39 black and white prints
6 maps
304 pages
March 2002
230 x 152 mm
Hardback

Price: 17.95
Euros: 21.00 / US Dollars: US$22.08


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The Age of Sail Volume I

The Age of Sail Volume I

From the eclipse of the galley in the sixteenth century until the widespread introduction of steam propulsion in the mid-nineteenth century the sailing warship was the major instrument of naval warfare. The Age of Sail annual will explore all aspects of maritime warfare during this period.
Author: Nicholas Tracy
270x200mm
208 pages
Hardback

Price: 29.95
Euros: 35.04 / US Dollars: US$36.84


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The Earliest Ships (paperback)

The Earliest Ships (paperback)

Researching back into prehistory and into the earliest evidence provided by archaeology, this volume explores the varied lines of development from the most primitive watercraft to the first real seagoing ships, from Northern Europe, through the Mediterranean to the Near and Far Easts. It traces the most primitive forms of boats - rafts, skin boats and dugouts, for example - which developed ultimately into ships for trade, commerce and war. Apart from chapters on the craft themselves there are sections on related topics, including early pilotage and seamanship, and an evaluation of what modern reconstructions can tell us about the performance of ancient ship types. The Earliest Ships not only summarises existing information but has been produced by many of those whose pioneering work was responsible for the revolution in understanding in the first place.
Author: Arne Emil Christensen
192 pages
295 x 248mm
Paperback

Price: 16.95
Euros: 19.83 / US Dollars: US$20.85


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The Marine Art of Geoff Hunt

The Marine Art of Geoff Hunt

"Geoff Hunt’s pictures, perfectly accurate in period and details, but very far from merely representational, are often suffused with a light reminiscent of Canaletto" - Patrick O’Brian.
Author: Geoff Hunt
144 pages
300 x 280mm
Paperback

Price: 16.99
Euros: 19.88 / US Dollars: US$20.90


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The Restoration Warship: The Design, Construction and Career of a Third Rate of Charles II's Navy

The Restoration Warship: The Design, Construction and Career of a Third Rate of Charles II's Navy

Conway is proud to introduce a comprehensive and expertly illustrated history of HMS Lenox, a 70-gun third rate of Charles II's Navy. Laid down in 1677, Lenox represents the pinnacle of English shipbuilding practice and, in many ways, typifies all third-rate ships of the period, which were by far the most numerous class of warship in the seventeenth century, and formed the backbone of the English fleet. Lenox was ordered as the first of the King's 'Thirty Ships' building programme, a series of beautiful and powerful warships that were intended to reflect the glory and majesty of the monarch.Their graceful lines and ornate decoration made these ships ideal subjects for study - sketches were made, for example, by the famous artist Van de Velde, one of the fathers of the marine painting genre. Unsurprisingly, they remain a source of fascination for ship modellers today, and their construction in a time of huge international significance, during the Anglo-Dutch Wars of 1660-1685 and midway through Louis XIV's massive expansion programme for the French Navy, means there is great interest in this subject amongst historians. Employing extensive primary research, author Richard Endsor has produced one of the most detailed building and career histories of any vessel, in turn making a major contribution to modern understanding of English shipbuilding practice during the Restoration period.Every aspect of Lenox is covered in great detail, from initial design and construction to armament, fitting out and her later career. The book provides a broad picture of the day-to-day workings of Deptford dockyard, including the techniques, trade and tools of the shipwrights, sail-makers and rope-makers. It simultaneously demonstrates a very keen insight into the workings of naval administration. Construction of Lenox and her sisters was largely down to Samuel Pepys, the famous diarist and Secretary to the Admiralty, who considered the Thirty Ships programme to be 'the greatest achievement of my career'.Pepys figures as a key character in the context of Lenox's design, construction and build, and indeed such human interest is woven throughout. Employing original documents, individuals are shown to have influenced many aspects of the ship, which in turn, through this work, has now reserved its own place in maritime scholarship. "The Restoration Warship" will justifiably enter the canon of standard reference works on shipbuilding practice in the age of sail. It features a major contribution to modern understanding of shipbuilding techniques in the age of sail. It is comprehensively researched using primary sources and original documents. It is beautifully illustrated with the author's own plans, paintings and sketches. It presents one of the most detailed building & career histories of any sailing warship.

Price: 50.00
Euros: 58.50 / US Dollars: US$61.50


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The Sea Painter's World: The New Marine Art of Geoff Hunt, 2003-2010

The Sea Painter's World: The New Marine Art of Geoff Hunt, 2003-2010

This timely follow-up to Conway's highly successful Marine Art of Geoff Hunt (2004) presents the considerable artistic output of Britain's leading marine painter since 2003. This new volume is heavily illustrated with images ranging from large paintings to sketchbook drawings with text written by the artist himself. The new book reflects the artist's developing career during a time in which Geoff served a five-year term as President of the Royal Society of Marine Artists, worked on large-scale paintings such as the definitive Mary Rose, and also completed numerous outdoor sketches and paintings. The book is divided into six sections: 1. The Sea Painter's World, an introduction to the artist's studio work at Merton Place, London and his plein air work on the River Thames; 2. Home Waters; 3. The Mediterranean; 4. In the Wake of Nelson; 5. North America and 6. The West Indies and Beyond. This concept sets Geoff's work in a broadly geographical context, showcasing the artist's freer plein air style alongside the exhaustively researched maritime history paintings to which he owes his standing as Britain's leading marine artist.

Price: 30.00
Euros: 35.10 / US Dollars: US$36.90


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