The PT Torpedo Boats of WWII were a new idea
at the time. The boats were built of plywood, so they could be
manufactured quickly,and repaired even faster.
used 3 Packard V12 engines for more than 300+ horsepower. They
were designed to to speed in on ships, fire their torpedoes and
then high tail it out of harms way. All the while taking flak
and gun fire while engaging with the targets.
have been several scale models of the PT boats, the Elco type.
But the one from Italeri is the most accurate. The crew of the
PT 109 had fastened a deck gun to the bow on their own, and it
was not originally part of the boats armament. The Italeri PT
109 accurately protrays this hasty modification.
countries had similar fast attack boats during the war, but the
the American PT series are probably the most famous and well known
to the public.
makes several 1:35 scale attach boats. The German S100 is one
of the largest scale plastic models ever made by a model company.
Swedish CB 90 Combat Boat
Includes full interior, metal chain, photoetch, decals.
German Schnellboot S-38
More than 600 highly detailed parts - Instructions sheet with
color profiles - Photo-etched fret - Clear sheet - Decals for
3 versions: S-105, S-51, S-46.
PT109 (New Tooling)
Torpedo Boat PT-109
Measures 28 inches long when complete. Highly detailed
This model features the correct makeshift gun the crew mounted
on the front bow and makes it one of the most accurate PT109 models
Elco 80 PT Boat / Late Type
The model is around 20 inches long when assembled.
It has over 450 Parts.
British Royal Navy MTP Vosper Plastic Model Kit
This 1/35 Vosper MTB 77 is a testimony to how Italeri's craftsmen
bring reality to life. It's no wonder they chose the large scale
to recreate, with completely new tooling, the 72 foot 6 inch Vosper.
The kit is crammed with every possible feature that can be designed
into this model.
Paint Set - MTB and Ships
Schnellboot Type S-100
39-inches long. The world's biggest 1/35 scale plastic
model kit. Included is a unique, beautifully printed Photographic
Reference Manual (PRM) containing in-depth photos and diagrams
of the real Schnellboot S-100.
Over 650 parts including more than 90 photo-etched parts.
PT Torpedo Boat
WWII US Navy PT Boat. Crew members included.
PT109 Torpedo Boat
83 pieces molded in dark green. Includes four torpedo tubes, two
twin 50 caliber machine guns, a 20mm cannon, a life raft. Contains
clear assembly instructions with a detailed synopsis of Kennedy's
exciting and dangerous voyage. Includes a display stand and Waterslide
decals are included. Four crew figures, and three rudders, propellers
and shafts are all included.
PT579 Torpedo Boat
PT108 Patrol Torpedo Boat Kit
plans and instructions, improved running hardware installation
instructions, and added detailing galore are all part of the improved
33 in. version of the PT-109. Construction of this all wood kit
is out of the high quality die-cut mahogany plywood and mahogany
veneer planking. The detailing on this PT-109 is a huge improvement
over the old kit. Build your own piece of World War II history
with the updated PT-109. Length 33 inches. Beam 9 inches.
PT212 Patrol Torpedo Boat Kit
Length: 30 1/2" Beam: 8". The Higgins
Patrol Torpedo Boat served in the Mediterranean theater of operation
durring WWII with distinction. Kit Features: Vacuum-formed hull,
Scale decals, Laser-cut wood parts, Die-cut wood parts.
Case for Ship Models or Dioramas