Scale: 1/350

Set includes 2 fighting tops (also known as "spotting tops").

Recommended for (among many):

  • Blue Water Navy 1/350 scale USS Lexington CV-2 (1942)
  • Blue Water Navy 1/350 scale USS Northampton CA-26 (August 1941)
  • Blue Water Navy 1/350 scale USS Louisville CA-28 (1942)
  • Blue Water Navy 1/350 scale USS Houston CA-30 
  • Iron Shipwrights 1/350 scale USS Salt Lake City CA-25 (1944) - backdated to pre-war appearance
  • Trumpeter 1/350 scale USS Lexington CV-2 (1942)
  • Trumpeter 1/350 scale USS Saratoga CV-3 (1936-1940)
  • Yankee Modelworks 1/350 scale USS Louisville CA-28 (1942)
  • and more!

These models represent the fighting tops of Lexington class aircraft carriers, Pensacola class heavy cruisers and Northampton class heavy cruisers.  On the real ships, the 8" main battery turrets were directed from these positions.  The models feature open windows and are attractive replacements for inaccurately shaped kit parts or kit parts with solid windows.

© Model Monkey Book and Hobby.  This 3D-printed item may not be copied or recast.

1/350 Fighting Tops for Pre-war Carriers and Cruisers

SKU: 350-pre-war-tops-2

    Except for new nameplates, we do not accept requests for new models or alterations to existing models.

    Model Monkey does not sell your personal information to anyone.

    Model Monkey is GDPR and CCPA compliant.

    When you access this catalog, your identity and precise location are not identified or recorded by Model Monkey.

    • When you subscribe or make a purchase, Model Monkey only uses your personal information to communicate with you or process your order.

    • Model Monkey does not receive or record your credit card, debit card or banking information.  When you buy models from Model Monkey, your PayPal or credit card information is processed and recorded by PayPal, not Model Monkey.

    • Model Monkey will never send you an email or text message asking for your credit card, debit card, or banking information. 

    ©2015-2021 by Model Monkey.       Proudly created with