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Old 14th August 2008, 17:29
Michael F. Michael F. is offline  
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Battleship "MIKASA"

Hi there!
I´m proudly owner of the 1st Edition 1:350 Kit of the "Mikasa" from Hasegawa and the PE-Set from White Ensign Models. There is a little problem with the instruction for the PE-Parts (later & earlier version etc..), but the real problem is, that I can´t get good photos of her appearance before the battle of Tsushima where she had a nice colour-sheme with black/white funnels.
It would be very kind, if anyone can tell me some sources where to find photos to work with. Today´s appearence of the ship is not suitable for my project.
Greetings Mike.
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Old 14th August 2008, 22:24
sparkie2182 sparkie2182 is offline  
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may i suggest you email the following museum.................

it is in the home town of Mikasa, and should be able to assist.

best regards.........
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Old 16th August 2008, 15:57
Michael F. Michael F. is offline  
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Hi there Sparky!
Tank you very much for the link, i will look at it with exitement.
Greetings Mike.
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Old 16th August 2008, 16:16
K urgess K urgess is offline
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There is a full profile picture of the Mikasa as completed on page 95 of the book "Portrait of a Shipbuilder" by Nigel Harris, ISBN 0-947971-32-7.
The book is still available although quite expensive.
It may be that the museum in Sparkie's link will be able to provide a copy of the picture.

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