Italeri 5613 1/35 MTB PT-109

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This is Italeri 5613 1/35 MTB PT-109. Motor torpedo boat. Model kit. PT boats were a torpedo-armed fast attack crafts used by the United States Navy, during the Second World War, especially in South Pacific war theatre. The acronym PT stands for “Patrol Torpedo” and immediately identify the operational use : to carry out patrol and attack, with her torpedoes against surface targets, duties. The Elco Naval Division, located in Bayonne, New Jersey, was the most famous manufacture of PT boats during the World War II. The famous PT-109, belonged to the ELCO PT-103 class, had a length of 80 feet (24 m.) and a full load displacement of 56 tons. Powered by three 12-cylinders 1,500 horsepower Packard gasoline engines, was able to reach the speed of 41 knots. The primary offensive armament was based on four 21-inch (53 cm.) torpedoes. On April 1943, the command of PT-109 was taken by Lieutenant Junior Grade John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the future President of the United States.

Its key features are:
Highly detailed plastic pieces molded in grey
Detailed hull
Temporary 37mm AT gun
Screws and ropes
Clear sheet for windows
Photo-etched parts
Photographic reference manual including pictures and complete history of the boat
Display stand included
Waterslide decals
Illustrated instructions

Recommended paint:
FS31400 Flat Red, Gloss Brass, FS34038 Flat Black, FS34102 Flat Medium Green, FS36300 Flat Light Ghost Gray, FS17178 Gloss Silver, FS37200 Flat Gunmetal, FS11302 Gloss Red, FS14090 Gloss Green, FS17875 Gloss White, FS30257 Flat Wood

Box length (mm) 735
Box width (mm) 471
Box height (mm) 103
Model length (cm) 70

Condition: Factory New
Operational Status: Functional
Original Box: Yes

Manufacturer: Italeri
Model Number: 5613
MSRP: $169.99

Category 1: Other Toys
Category 2: Model Kits

The Trainz SKU for this item is P11969360.

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