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- The RMS Mauretania model kit comprises 793 LEGO® elements meticulously crafted with UV printed graphics for enduring quality.
- Experience a seamless building process with the spiral-bound premium instruction booklet, providing clear and easy-to-follow guidance.
- The model comes packaged in a Histobrick bamboo box with a custom sleeve.
- The 1:640 scale replica allows you to marvel at the detailed representation of the RMS Mauretania.
- Appreciate the authenticity and versatility of the model with deck cranes and interchangeable funnel colors in dark orange and dark red.
- Admire the precision of UV printed graphics, enhancing the model's visual appeal without the need for stickers.
- The built dimensions of 15" x 4" x 1.5" make it a captivating display piece, serving as a tribute to the RMS Mauretania's legacy.
History of the RMS Mauretania: A Marvel of British Ocean Liners
The RMS Mauretania, an iconic British ocean liner, was a testament to remarkable design and engineering. Designed by naval architect Leonard Peskett and built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, it operated under the esteemed Cunard Line. This famous vessel earned its place in history by holding the prestigious Blue Ribband for the fastest Atlantic crossing for an impressive span of over 20 years.
During World War I, the RMS Mauretania was requisitioned by the British government and served as a troopship and later as a hospital ship. Despite opposition from devoted passengers, including the renowned President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the ship was retired in 1935 and sold for scrap, marking the end of its illustrious career.
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