Length 37″ / Width 6.7″ / Height 13 / Scale 1:45. See photos of actual item. Box is in decent condition with some shelf wear, tape and small tears. Parts inside are factory packaged. This is part of a large personal collection of new and vintage model kits. I have accumulated many more than I will be able to finish. All kits have been well stored in a controlled environment. If you do not see the model kit you are looking for in my listings, please ask, as I may have it available. The Calypso was built in the USA in 1942 as a minesweeper. She was bought in 1950 by Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and after extensive changes and modifications has become a fully equipped ocean research vessel, complete with observation chamber in the stern, oval diving bell, Galaezzi diving chamber, inflatable boat for shallow waters, helicopter and much other submarine equipment. Length 42 m, tonnage 360 tons, speed 12 knots. The Billing Boats kit of the Calypso features: ABS Hull, wooden superstructure and decks, hull and deck fittings in wood, brass and/or plastic, ramin masts, rigging cord in various sizes, Propshafts, rudders and propellers. Includes full size plan sheets and an instruction manual with English Text. The item “Billing Boats Calypso Ocean Research Vessel 145 Vintage Model Ship Kit RARE” is in sale since Saturday, May 27, 2017. This item is in the category “Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Other Boat, Ship Models & Kits”. The seller is “druffell” and is located in Toledo, Washington. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
- Brand: Billing Boats
- MPN: 560