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HISTORY OF KING OF THE MISSISSIPPI
Discover King of the Mississippi and its renewed steamboat wooden model kit. The real steamer was entirely made of wood and equipped with boilers to move their iconic wheelpales, these ships were the solution to transport passengers and merchandise along the river well into the XX Century.
Steamboats played an important role in the development of the Mississippi River basin and its tributaries allowing a convenient transportation in both directions of the river. They helped to reduce the immensity of America and as 'theater boats' reduced the solitude of this immensity. America is not just modernism: it's also romance and dreams! Dream and fall in love now with this unique model that will beautify any of the rooms at home!
CONTENTS OF KING OF MISSISSIPPI MODELING KIT
Build the renewed 1:80 scale model of the classic King of the Mississippi steamboat. Its system of construction by means of false keel and frames wil help you to build your model in the same way than the construction of the real ship.
The modeling kit contains 8 sheets of high precision laser-cut plywood parts, birch and basswood strips, veneers and dowels, 2 large photoetched sheets (294x156mm & 257x122 mm) including more and more amazing details as never seen before. It also has die-cast, brass and wood details, fittings, adhesive cloth flags and base with nameplate as a free bonud. For the assembly you will be able to follow our complete full colour step-by-step guide on DVD, accompanied by a whole series of online video-tutorials that show almost the complete assembly of King of the Mississippi ship model.
Upon completion of the model it has 25.98'' (660 mm) length, 7.55'' (192 mm) heigth and 5.11'' (130 mm) width.