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Graupner Cap San Diego Premium Line B-2011

£1,196.00 £1,100.00

The Model
ARTR (Almost Ready To Run)
Realistic replica of the Cap San Diego museum ship found in Hamburg harbour, based on original documents from the Cap San Diego Betriebsgesellschaft mbH (www.capsandiego.de)
In 1962, ships of the Cap San class ushered in the era of high-speed cargo ships with a large refrigerating hold and facilities for 12 passengers. With their slim hull and pronounced counter stern, they are more like elegant yachts than cargo ships, hence their nickname “the white swans of the south Atlantic”. From 1980 onwards, container ships became ever more popular as a means of transport and the end of the general cargo ship was in sight. Therefore, the Cap San Diego was sold to Spain in 1981.
Saved from the flame cutter, the Cap San Diego returned to Hamburg at the end of 1986, where it was fully restored to a seaworthy state. Since then it has been docked by the Überseebrücke bridge in Hamburg and people can go on board for what is a highly recommended visit.
High-quality, first-class model with outstanding detailing.

Description

The Model
ARTR (Almost Ready To Run)
Realistic replica of the Cap San Diego museum ship found in Hamburg harbour, based on original documents from the Cap San Diego Betriebsgesellschaft mbH (www.capsandiego.de)
In 1962, ships of the Cap San class ushered in the era of high-speed cargo ships with a large refrigerating hold and facilities for 12 passengers. With their slim hull and pronounced counter stern, they are more like elegant yachts than cargo ships, hence their nickname “the white swans of the south Atlantic”. From 1980 onwards, container ships became ever more popular as a means of transport and the end of the general cargo ship was in sight. Therefore, the Cap San Diego was sold to Spain in 1981.
Saved from the flame cutter, the Cap San Diego returned to Hamburg at the end of 1986, where it was fully restored to a seaworthy state. Since then it has been docked by the Überseebrücke bridge in Hamburg and people can go on board for what is a highly recommended visit.
High-quality, first-class model with outstanding detailing.

Features
Almost ready-to-run (ARTR) model
GRP hull
Superstructure made from laser-cut ABS parts
Details and small parts made from metal
Finely detailed booms
Hull, superstructure, cranes spray-painted in satin-finish colours
Decals applied
SPEED 700 class electric motor installed
Simple installation of the RC components
Scope of delivery: model, ship stand, small parts

Specification
Hull width 215 mm
Overall height approx. 425 mm
All-up weight, approx. 10300 g
Overall length, approx. 1600 mm
Scale 1:100

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