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1/700 "HMS York" (D98), Royal Navy Type 42 Destroyer Batch 3 ~ Premium Edition Series
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ITEM NO: DRA 7055
EAN-13 BARCODE: 0089195870551
SCALE: 1:700
ANNOUNCED ON: 7/11/2006
ARRIVED ON: 10/6/2006
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Barcode: 0 89195 87055 1
Packaging: 24 pieces per master carton
Box Size: 7.5"x13"x1.8"

1/700 "HMS York" (D98), Royal Navy Type 42 Destroyer Batch 3 ~ Premium Edition Series

This premium edition kit includes many NEW features! In addition to being completed as either a waterline or full hull version, it also includes decals to finish the model as the “HMS York”, “HMS Manchester”, “HMS Gloucester” or “HMS Edinburgh”! With a newly tooled Vickers and photo-etch parts included, this is a must build for any serious ship builder.

Main Features:
- New-tooled 4.5 inch L/45 Vickers Mark 8 gun
- Photo-etched parts for railings
- Either waterline or full hull display model can be assembled
- Radar parts are reproduced in photo-etched part
- Cartograf decals offer markings for the “HMS York”, “HMS Manchester”, “HMS Gloucester” or “HMS Edinburgh”

About the British Type 42/Sheffield Class:
The only time in history when two warships of the same class have fought each other was in the Falklands War when the United Kingdom and Argentina came to blows in 1982. The warships in question were from the British Type 42, or Sheffield Class. The Type 42 is a guided missile destroyer designed for the Royal Navy in the 1960s to provide fleet area air-defense. A total of fourteen destroyers were constructed in three batches, with the lengthened Batch Three vessels