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Queen Mary 2

$649.00 $549.00

  • Dimension approx.: 34″ L x 4.5″ W x 10″ H – Scale 1/400
  • This museum quality model is already built, ready to display
  • Handcrafted scratch using finest woods & metal fittings

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Description

RMS Queen Mary 2, Cunard Line

This is beautiful museum quality Queen Mary 2 scale 1:400 for your collection. Our master craftsmen handcrafted this nicely detailed model from scratch using historical photographs, drawings, and original plan. In addition, we selected finest woods and material to build this model. Also, we use plank-on-frame construction method which is similar to the building of the actual ship.

You can find many details of the model such as: All windows, doors, and portholes are cut out precisely thanks to hand-built hollow superstructure and hull; Open promenade decks visible through superstructure windows; Lattice grating on ducts and vents; Detail Lifeboats hung from launching davits; Delicate railings on forecastle, aftcastle and top superstructure; Rigging and stay-lines on all masts and smokestacks… Furthermore, we applied multi-layered paint to match the color of the real ship.

Each model requires hundreds of hours to finish then must go through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. She is mounted on a solid wood base and ready to display. It’ll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast, or passionate collector.

History

Queen Mary 2 is the flagship of Cunard Line. The ship was constructed for eventual replacement of the aging Queen Elizabeth 2, the Cunard flagship from 1969 to 2004 and the last major ocean liner built before the construction of Queen Mary 2. Queen Mary 2 had the Royal Mail Ship (RMS) title conferred on her by Royal Mail when the ship entered service in 2004 on the Southampton to New York route, as a gesture to Cunard’s history.

Like her predecessor Queen Elizabeth 2 she is built for crossing the Atlantic Ocean, and also is regularly used for cruising. In the winter season she cruises from New York to the Caribbean on twelve- or thirteen-day tours. Queen Mary 2’s 30-knot (56 km/h; 35 mph) open ocean speed sets the ship apart from cruise ships, such as MS Oasis of the Seas, which has a service speed of 22.6 knots (41.9 km/h; 26.0 mph).  Instead of the diesel-electric configuration found on many ships, QM 2 uses integrated electric propulsion to achieve her top speed. Diesel engines, augmented by gas turbines, are used to generate electricity for electric motors for propulsion and for on-board use.

Queen Mary 2 entered service in January 2004 and is the largest, longest, widest, tallest and most expensive passenger liner in history. She has a unique design for routine crossings of the Atlantic Ocean. She sets the benchmark for others, extends the boundaries of ship design, and which is the most powerful and fastest since Cunard’s own Queen Elizabeth 2. The ship’s final cost was approximate $300,000 US per berth. Expenses were increased by the high quality of materials, and having been designed as an ocean liner, she required 40% more steel than a standard cruise ship.

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  • Your item will normally be shipped within one or two business days after receiving payment. We will update tracking number of your shipment.
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