As you know, USS Saipan CVL48" and "USS Wright CVL49" were sister ships completed around the end of WW2. One or two 1250 scale models of, if I remember correctly, Saipan were issued several years ago. Very nicely done, too.
I am offering for sale a rather unique "kit" of EITHER Saipan or Wright. The "kit" is designed to be built either as Saipan more or less as commissioned or as Wright as a command ship with the "antenna farm" on its flight deck. Parts are included to make either hull (super simple). The kit is completely painted in Haze Grey/Weather Deck Blue, and Deck Stain 21 as modified in 1946. You can add decals to your heart's content. Now, what if you decide to finish the kit as Saipan, but later you decide you want to display it as Wright? Can do with almost no trouble. The kit parts are 100% plastic (well, the tiniest part brass). As you might have guessed, you get one common hull and two flight decks, which fit onto the hull without gluing, plus small parts to modify the hull.
Price for the kit is $85 to USA collectors and $95 to international collectors. If interested, please contact me at "firstname.lastname@example.org". I do have a PayPal account.
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