A well presented and finely detailed model of the imperial Japanese Navy battleship Yamato
with details including signal masts, radio aerials, anchors, fairleads, deckrails, anchor winches, wash deflectors, ventilators, companionways, main, secondary and anti-aircraft armament, ship's boat in davits superstructure with bridge, control tower, rangefinders, searchlights, walkways, funnel with safety valve extension pipes, two float planes on launching gear, stern crane, water[?] tank and many other details. The hull with rudders, four shafts to four four-blade brass propellors, bilge keels, sponson lifting gear, painted portholes and scored wooden deck is finished in red and grey and mounted on two turned metal columns within a plush lined wood bound glazed display case with YAMATO in cast brass letters. Overall measurements -- 43 x 139cm.
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