Sunday, July 24, 2011
Roland Dressler Wooden Model kit Creole Queen operating Stern Wheeler New Orleans river boat 1/48 scale 48" long unique R.C model boating
New Dumas 1222 Creole Queen 48" Unbuilt Kit
1/4 Scale wooden model kit
48" length 10" Beam
Die Cut Birch & Mahogany Plywood Kit
Made for Radio Control Running
Builder Level 3
Operating Stern Wheeler
New Old Stock Unbuilt & Mint In Box
Length 48" Scale 1/4" = 1"
Dumas Products Inc
Made In The USA
This retails for over $350.00....A steal at $225.00
Here is a nice wood model kit.
Kit is complete & verything is still in the packages.
Looks can be deceiving, which is certainly the case with the Creole
When you study the Creole Queen you could easily place her in
the days of Mark Twain, wheeling down the Mississippi as onlookers sit
fishing off the bank.
In actuality, the Creole Queen was built in 1983 for the 1984 New Orleans World Fair.
The fact that the Queen looks so authentic is no accident
Even though she is powered by a powerful diesel electric propulsion system, the builders at Halter Marine took every precaution to make sure the Creole Queen had the look of the
The Dumas model of the Creole Queen is constructed of precision
die-cut birch and mahogany plywood.
The detail package included in the kit is immense.
It has stampings, wood turnings, castings, plastic parts, and a 3 page decal set.
For the more adventurous, the size of the Creole Queen leaves the door wide open for those modelers wishing to try less conventional powering methods.
Live steam would certainly be a possible option.
So if you have always dreamed of building your own working stern wheeler, the Dumas Creole Queen is for you.
Length 48 inches.
Beam 10 inches.
Scale 1/4 in. to 1 ft.
Skill level 3.
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