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Billing Boats African Queen

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Billing Boats
Price: 185.00 (Including VAT)

Approx: 180.38 / US$211.21 Tax Free

Billing Boats African Queen
This is the ship which gave its name to the movie starring Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart. The story takes place during World War I. The African Queen attacks the German warship "Königin Luise" on Lake Victoria in Africa, after a long and dangerous trip down the tributaries to the lake. The Billing Boats model has a plastic hull and imitation steam engine.

ABS Hull
Scale 1:12
Length 74cm
Beam 21cm

The Billing Boats kit of the African Queen features: Plan with detailed building instructions German, English, French, ABS plastic hull, decks from wood & plastic, plastic and wooden parts to finish the model, stern tube with shaft and propeller. All fittings included (e.g. position lights, anchors, life-belt, etc.)

Billing Boats Level: Advanced Beginner

Billing Boats Paint Colours recommended for this model
BCA001 White
BCA004 Orange
BCA005 Tan
BCA011 Black
BCA017 Clear Poly Varnish
BCA019 Matt Aircraft Blue
BCA030 Dark Admiralty Grey
BCA036 Mahogany Stain

Billing Boats of Denmark manufacture an outstanding range of high quality static and radio controlled model boats.

Using the latest Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM) techniques, most kits contain laser cut wooden parts for precise accuracy and extensive fittings sets containing brass and or injection moulded plastics, resulting in models of great detail that are truly pleasurable to build.

In addition to ABS hulls, Billing Boats take pride in producing lovely plank on frame models, including the recent wooden version of the Andrea Gail (of the Perfect Storm). Also the gorgeous Evelyn fishing boat is a lovely build, built inverted and using its own hull frames as a self locking jig to secure the bulwarks. It is marks of quality such as these that have ensured that Billing Boats have remained leaders in model boat manufacture.

Exciting new technologies enable entire ships to be created in 3D computer form, in order to be sectioned into parts for laser cutting, from the new USS Constitution, HMS Victory, or HMS Warrior to the fantastic Fairmont Alpine salvage tug and finally the soon to be released RMS Titanic in 1/144 scale. Subjects such as these highly complex vessels were not possible just a few years ago. Rest assured, however, that whilst these ships are complex, the models are highly accurate and fit together perfectly.

Choose from a range of sailing yachts, racing boats, speed boats, sports boats, clipper ships, galleons, yawls, schooners, steam launches, fishing boats, research boats, fishing trawlers, tugs and frigates.

Whichever way you look at it, there is a Billing Boats model boat that is just right for you.

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