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Neptune 1:90


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Neptune was a nice 50 canon warship from end of 1700.

Scale 1:90, Length: 560 mm, Height: 615 mm 
Display scale kit difficulty: 2

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The Neptune, reconstructed on the basis of original shipyard models perfectly preserved in the Greenwich Naval Museum, represents a 3rd class vessel (55/60 canons), which took part in the battle at La Hougue on 2 June 1692, where the English fleet commanded by Admiral Rooke, defeated the French fleet commanded by Admiral Tourville.Neptunehas decorations that are typical of the Royal vessels of the period and reproduces the decorative part of the famous Admiral Prince in a smaller scale. The vessel underwent major changes, in the same way as other similar ships: the spritsail mast therefore disappeared and the jib boom was added to the bowsprit, and the bumpkin booms and the yards for the topgallants were added to the topmasts.

The kit features the following: This intermediate kit would be suitable for anyone who has previous model building experience. A plank on frame hull construction, building plans with general details, English instructions, lost wax brass castings walnut or lime planking, wooden masts and spars, brass and walnut fittings, etched. TheNEPTUNEis an accurate reproduction in a 1:90 scale of a classic, fully-armed English vessel of the ‘700s - 58 canons - of which 26 on the lower deck, 24 on the main deck and 8 on the quarterdeck.