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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 07:40 AM GMT+7
Trumpeter announces the release of a 1/350 scale Italian Heavy Cruiser Zara.
Italian Heavy Cruiser Zara
Scale - 1/350
Model No. 05347

16 Sprue
Hull and Deck
Four sheets photo etch

- the kit contains over 460 parts
- the hull made from two-directional slide molds
- Deck wood pattern finely rendered
- Contains display stand
- photo etched parts included

Zara heavy cruiser on July 4, 1929, in the the Otto Group La Spezia shipyard started, launched on April 27, 1930, to be completed by October 20, 1931.

fter the completion of the "Zara" incorporated into the the first clan cruiser detachments. Thereafter, until 1940, Italy entered the war, the ship has been in the squad. Collective upgrade battleship during the transformation, the to temporarily exit sequence, September 1, 1933 to September 15, 1937, "Zara" served as a clan flagship. Throughout the summer of 1940, Zara-class ship cover transit to North Africa. In September, the intercept British troops to the island of Malta from Alexandria Transit. November 27, Zara, was participating in the Battle of Wu Lada angle, struck and injured by the enemy. March 29, 1941 Zara. on Cape Matapan naval battle in the British Royal Navy battleship HMS Warspite,HMS Valiant and HMS Barham of main gun at close range wounded last torpedo sank the British destroyer.
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Am I right, is this a complete retool and not a repop of an earlier kit? Cheers Si
MAY 10, 2017 - 07:58 AM
Si, I have found nothing supporting "new tooling" or not yet. Tough to say one way or the other until someone who is intimate with the first pop looks at this one!
MAY 10, 2017 - 08:12 AM
I am inclined to think it is totally new. They are doing more than one of these
MAY 10, 2017 - 02:45 PM
I still have most of a partially constructed Pola. I don't know how much the old Pola and Zara had in common. But the sprues here look nothing like the sprues in Pola's box.
MAY 10, 2017 - 02:54 PM
Thanks guys, Sounds hopeful, they are elegant looking ships, would be very tempted if trumpy have made a decent fist of her. Cheers Si.
MAY 12, 2017 - 08:21 AM
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