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Re: Normandie and many other 1/700 kits
Bang Models back in the 90's did RMS Queen Mary and Lusitania. Combrig is planning Vaterland and Leviathan, Queen Mary in peacetime and wartime fits, Lusitania and Great Eastern is out in full hull or waterline all ready. All 1/700 scale.
There is the 1/700 kit of Normandie by Blue Ridge Models.
Revell had a kit of Queen Mary 2 in 1/700, Titanic is available by Zvezda, Airfix, Academy, Doyusha, Revell and was available by HP Models.
Combrig is releasing a kit of Great Eastern and has some older Russian and Japanese liners.
HP Models had several liners (mainly German ships, e.g. Bremen) in 1/700.
There are some Japanese liners available both in resin and plastic in 1/700, e.g. Brasil Maru by Fujimi, Satsuma by Arii, Hikawa Maru by Hasegawa, and Nitta Maru by Aoshima.
AJM made some British liners (mainly in their military fit), e.g. Jervis Bay and Chitral.
Loose Cannon made at least RMS Carpathia.
It is not my topic - and my guess is that the main problem with these kits is a) their complexity (difficulty to depict all the windows and galleries) and b) their enormous size, which makes such kits very expensive. There is apparently not a very high demand (judging from the number of views of articles describing models of liners and the number of presented models) and that demand is even more diminished by the high prizes.
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