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Imperial Steam Yacht "Livadia", Russia, 1881
An oval, floating palace designed for Czar Alexander II by the famous Admiral Popoff. Though Scotch-built and sumptuously appointed, she failed miserably and ended her career as a repair ship for the Black Sea Fleet.
Full Hull (Waterline conversion possible)
Scale: 1:250
Length: approx. 33.5cm
Difficulty: 5/5
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Paddle Tug "Anglia", 1866
Also known as "Three-Fingered Jack" because of its curious funnel placement, this paddle tug was the biggest and most powerful on the River Thames. Among other feats, it towed the fabled "Cleopatra" home to Merry Old England. Lots of fiddly bits on this one!
Full Hull or Waterline
Scale: 1:250
Length: approx. 21cm
Difficulty: 5/5
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Torpedo Boat USS "Alarm", 1874
Lots of innovative features were designed to give unprecedented speed and maneuverability. In theory. It didn't work. But the world was richer for one more bizarre-looking vessel.
Full Hull or Waterline
Scale: 1:250
Length: approx. 21cm
Difficulty: 4/5
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Yacht "Ross Winans", Great Britain, 1866
An experimental "Cigar-Steamer". This unusual vessel featured 9-bladed propellers at each end and was the inspiration for Jules Verne's "Nautilus"
Full Hull (Waterline conversion possible)
Scale: 1:250
Length: approx. 30cm
Difficulty: 2/5
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Barge "Cleopatra", Great Britain, 1878
This little barge was built to transport an obelisk from Egypt to London. The model can be built with removable interior and obelisk. A stand is included. Full Hull (Waterline conversion possible)
Scale: 1:250
Length: approx. 11cm
Difficulty: 3/5 if built with interior
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