The Type VII-C U-Boat is one of the most detailed cutaways to date. Considered the workhorse of the German U-Boat fleet, the type VII-C achieved the status of being one of the most formidable weapons in the Atlantic. This cutaway, recreated from actual Kriegsmarine blueprints with all the equipment, reflects the designers' dreams of the ultimate battle submarine.
This beautiful six-layer cutaway accurately displays every compartment in fantastic detail. Years of research have gone into the development, and those who have seen the cutaway have praised its accuracy.
The highest level of quality in both work and materials is maintained to ensure museum quality cutaways. This integrity in both design and modeling skills has brought endorsements by many of the nation's museums, historical societies, and memorial associations.
Original construction blueprints, photographs, deck plans, books, and even advertising brochures are used to guarantee the accuracy of each cutaway. Approximately two months is then devoted to drawing the original multi-layer template for each item. Once the design work is complete, a computer-controlled laser is then used to cut and mark specially selected layers of basswood. After a layer has been cut, it is cleaned and carefully mounted to a baltic blue matte board. A total of six layers of basswood are hand-assembled for each cutaway. When the cutaway is complete, it is then sealed behind glass in a cherry finish hardwood frame.
The framed size is 22.5" wide by 8.5" high.
Natural Basswood finish (as pictured) is mounted on a Baltic Blue matte and surrounded by a luxurious cherry finish frame.
Brass and Silver finishes are mounted on a black matte within a black frame, which gives a very contemporary look.
Would make a wonderful gift for your submariner!
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