Titanic 1:250 Scale – Amati

$450.00

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About Titanic 1:250 Scale – Amati

Titanic 1:250 (AM1606) Scale OUTSTANDING ADVANCED LEVEL KIT

RMS Titanic was a class passenger liner. The second of a trio of superliners, she and her sisters, RMS Olympic and HMHS Britannic, were designed to dominate the transatlantic travel business for the White Star Line. Built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Ireland, Titanic was the largest passenger steamship in the world. Titanic’s designers used the most advanced technology available at the time and the ship was popularly believed to be “unsinkable.” During Titanic’s maiden voyage she struck an iceberg at 11:40 p.m. on Sunday April 14, 1912, and sank two hours and forty minutes later, after breaking into two pieces. The Titanic disaster ranks as one of the worst peacetime maritime disasters in history and by far the most famous. It was a great shock, despite the advanced technology and experienced crew.

The RMS Titanic was a luxury passenger liner that set sail on its maiden voyage in April of 1912. At the time, it was the largest and most luxurious ship in the world, measuring over 882 feet long and 175 feet high. It was deemed unsinkable by its creators, as it was equipped with advanced technology and safety features such as watertight compartments and a double bottom hull. The Titanic was designed to cater to the wealthiest of passengers, with lavish amenities including a swimming pool, gymnasium, Turkish bath, and even a squash court. The ship also boasted luxurious dining areas, with the first-class passengers enjoying meals in a grand dining room complete with ornate chandeliers and intricate woodwork. The second-class passengers had access to a smaller, yet still elegant, dining area while the third-class passengers dined in a communal setting. The Titanic was a symbol of opulence and grandeur, with its luxurious accommodations and extravagant design.

Amati’s RMS Titanic 1:250 kit is plank-on-bulkhead construction, and contains laser cut wooden parts with limewood deck and hull planking. Hundreds of photo-etched brass parts replicate ornamentation and other fine detailing. Molded plastic lifeboats, brass wire, nails and eyebolts, cast metal anchor and propellers supply life-like realism.

Even the smoke-stacks are complete with copper rivets!

Eight sheets of precise plans and a 32-page book of photographic instructions guide you to a beautiful finish. Hardwood display board and brass stanchions are also included.

Hardwood display board and brass stanchions are also included.

Length 42″, Scale 1:250.

More about the RMS Titanic

Unfortunately, the Titanic’s maiden voyage was cut tragically short when it struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean. The collision caused damage to the ship’s hull, leading to a series of flooding in several of the watertight compartments. Despite the advanced safety features, the Titanic could not withstand the impact and began to sink rapidly. In just over two hours, the ‘unsinkable’ ship had sunk, taking the lives of over 1,500 passengers and crew members.

The sinking of the Titanic sent shockwaves throughout the world, as the disaster was considered one of the deadliest maritime tragedies in history. The loss of life, including many prominent and wealthy individuals, shocked society and brought about changes in maritime safety regulations. The Titanic’s sinking also sparked numerous inquiries and investigations, aiming to uncover the events that led to such a catastrophic outcome.

The legacy of the Titanic lives on, with its story being told in books, movies, and documentaries. The ship’s wreckage was discovered in 1985, over 70 years after its sinking, providing a glimpse into the tragic events that occurred on that fateful night. Today, the Titanic serves as a cautionary tale of the dangers of hubris and the consequences of overlooking safety measures. It also stands as a testament to the bravery and heroism displayed by the passengers and crew members in the face of such a devastating disaster. The RMS Titanic will forever be remembered as a symbol of both luxury and tragedy, a reminder of the fragility of human life and the power of the sea.

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Titanic 1:250 Scale – Amati

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