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1:350 French battleship Richelieu

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Out of stock TRU05311 TRUMPETER 1:350

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Plastic scale model kit.


1:350 French battleship Richelieu

1943 Richelieu was launched on January 17th, 1939. As a result of the situation in France after the German offensive, she sailed for Dakar in June 1940. But for some political reasons, she fought against British warships there. Then she rejoined the Allied in 1942 and was refitted in January 1943 at Brooklyn Navy Yard in the USA. She had her radar and AA armament upgraded. Her 37mm and 13.2mm AA armament were replaced by 40mm Bofors and 20mm Oerlikons. This refit was completed in August. Then she was incorporated into the British Home Fleet. With units of this fleet, she participated in an operation against the Norwegian coast in January 1944. After ordered to join the British Far Eastern Fleet, she participated in operations against Japan. After WWⅡ, Richelieu returned to French.

Scale 1/350

Item Type Static Kit

Length: 707.3 mm

Beam: 95mm

Total Parts 326pcs

Total Sprues 9pcs sprues plus hull, decks and display stand

>Paint Schemes Painted with a U.S. Navy camouflage scheme, Measure 32, at the end of the U.S. refit, in September 1943

Full hull version is available the kit consists of 319 parts in plastic with an additional one-piece hull, decks, nameplate, and black display

Additional Information

Article No TRU05311
Article No of Manufacturer 05311
Аvailability Out of stock
Colour For colouring
Scale 1:350
Manufacturer TRUMPETER
Brand No
Series No
EAN 9580208053110
Material Polystyrene (plastic).
Epoch 1939-1945 World War II
Age recommendation Not suitable for children under 14 years.
Type of product Model kit

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Package content:

Plastic scale model kit made of polystyrene, an exact detailed replica of the real model.

Assembly instructions and decals included (water adhesive decals) The model comes unassembled and unpainted and requires glue and paints to be finished. Unless stated on the box the kit does not contain paints, glue, and brushes.

Additional products:

You can find the necessary paints and spraysglues and decal softenersprimers, surfacers and puttiestoolsbrushes in Modeling materials.

For further detailing such you can find various photo-etched parts and resin details.