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Meng ES-007 1/700 U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Lexington (CV-2) Plastic Model Kit

Product Code: MEN-ES-007
$146.99
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The USS Lexington (CV-2) was an American aircraft carrier which saw service early in the Pacific during World War II. Nicknamed "Lady Lex", it fought in the early battles against the Japanese and valiantly held the line during the early battles. She was mortally wounded during the Battle of the Coral Sea. the first battle between naval forces which never fired upon each other but relyied totally on aircraft. Lexington was scuttled by an American destroyer during the evening of 8 May to prevent her capture.

The wreck of Lexington was located in 2018 off the northeastern coast of Australia in the Coral Sea.

This is a special release of Meng's 1/700 USS Lexington with an extensive photo-etch metal parts upgrade. High quality, precision plastic model kit. Paint and glue not included. Requires assembly and painting. For intermediate to advanced skill modellers.