In the early 50s Danish architect and former wartime RAF pilot Ejnar Billing exhibited a self-made model of a fishing boat in the window hobby store belonging to his wife. After the photo of the model appeared in a magazine, Mr. Billing overwhelmed in order to position dozens of pieces of the same model. Because it was not in his power so much to handle, it occurred to him that the boat will offer a kit - the first mass-produced kit with wooden frames with the keel, ribs and planking hull design mimicking the most real ship. This method of construction is quickly befriended by Mr billing models and began to conquer the world. In 1958, then founded the company bearing the family name still Billing Boats. Over the years, the design perfected and upgraded models in the '60s introduced the use of plastic moldings hulls, then embarked on CNC machines at the turn of the 80s and 90s in Billing Boats started to benefit from laser cutting parts. Today the company manages the third generation billing and floating RC models and mock-leafing table still represents the ultimate in marine modeling.
We are pleased to offer a series of kits Billing Boats from which you can build sophisticated exquisite detail leafing models and create a stylish complement your interior with salty smell of the sea and the call of faraway places ...
HMS Victory 1:75
HMS Victory, perhaps - at least for the British - the most famous warship of all time. 226 ft long ship wore 104 works that served most of the 850-member crew, the construction of the wood consumed the equivalent of approximately 40 hectares of forest. The water was launched in 1765, even with Latin sail on the rear mast and bowsprit Blind for war service was fully equipped and reproduced in 1778th We were continually modernized and fitted with jigger, orcas and foragers. Since its inception participated in a series of battles with the French fleet in the War of American Independence and then in the Napoleonic wars. He became a legend October 21, 1805 at the Battle of Trafalgar, which was the flagship of Admiral Nelson, who also killed her. But he lived long enough to know that's a bold maneuver to upset the battle lines combined Franco-Spanish fleet and precise and rapid gunfire British ships to ensure victory. HMS Victory remained in regular service in 1812. As a national monument has been respectfully restored and now you can visit in a dry dock no. 2 South-England Maritime Museum in Portsmouth, close to the moorings of modern frigates, destroyers and aircraft carriers of the Royal Navy. Victory is for advanced boat builders; It is designed as a non-floating table mockup.
Victory has a classic wooden hull structure made of laser-carved parts of the hull planking and a wooden deck. Kit includes all wooden, plastic and metal parts needed to complete the model, dummy accessories, sails etc.