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Scale: 1/700


Recommended to help convert or accurize your Fujimi 1/700 scale USS Lexington CV-2 kit or convert your Trumpeter 1/700 scale USS Saratoga CV-3 kit to USS Lexington's 1936 to 1940 appearance.

This model represents the bridge tower of celebrated aircraft carrier USS Lexington CV-2 as she appeared in the latter 1930s through 1940 during which she and her crew participated in extensive training activities laying the foundation for modern carrier warfare, and the dangerous first few months following the attack on Pearl Harbor.


Features:

  • fully assembled
  • accurately dimensioned from US Navy Booklet of General Plans drawings
  • detail locations confirmed by careful study of photographs of the actual ship
  • proper asymmetrical deck shapes for Lexington (Saratoga's were shaped differently)
  • accurate splinter shield shapes with forward cutout (Saratoga's were shaped differently)
  • accurate fighting tops, including the aft top on the funnel, both with open windows
  • upper top Fire Control Station (the large uppermost platform on top the tripod) includes supporting structural framing with lightening holes, subtle locator disks for rangefinders (not included) and splinter shielding of a slightly different shape than Saratoga's
  • open A/T doors, ready for your favorite photoetch
  • open portholes (airports) properly sized and located
  • detailed interior barbette and associated bulkheads with open scuttles
  • heavy structural supports included
  • light structural supports, railings and ladders omitted, ready for your favorite photoetch

 
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Model Monkey Lexington class products:

​USS Lexington CV-2

  • ​USS Lexington Island 1936-1940
  • USS Lexington Island 1941 (Raids on New Guinea)
  • USS Lexington Island 1942 (Battle of the Coral Sea)
  • USS Lexington Funnel 1928-1935
  • USS Lexington Funnel 1936-1940
  • USS Lexington Funnel 1941 (Raids on New Guinea)
  • USS Lexington Funnel 1942 (Battle of the Coral Sea)
  • USS Lexington 1942 Rounded Splinter Shields (Battle of the Coral Sea)
  • USS Lexington and Saratoga 8"/55 Turrets 1928-1941

USS Saratoga CV-3

  • USS Saratoga Island 1931-1932
  • USS Saratoga Island 1933-1935
  • USS Saratoga Island 1936-1940
  • USS Saratoga Island 1941 (widened flight deck, lengthened aft)
  • USS Saratoga Island 1942 (Battles of the Eastern Solomons and Guadalcanal)
  • USS Saratoga Island 1943 (Raids on Bouganville, Rabaul, and the Gilbert and Marshall Islands Campaign)
  • USS Saratoga Island 1944-1945 (Battle for Okinawa)
  • USS Saratoga Funnel 1928-1940USS Saratoga Funnel 1941-1942
  • USS Saratoga Funnel 1942-1943USS Saratoga Funnel 1944-1945
  • USS Lexington and Saratoga 8"/55 Turrets 1928-1941
  • USS 5"/38 Mk.32 Twin Mounts (set of 8) - for Saratoga 1942-1946

1/700 USS Lexington CV-2 Island, 1936-1940

SKU: 700-CV2-Island-1936
$15.00Price