Round 2 has reissued Lindberg’s classic USN “Blue Devil” destroyer.
This kit is a reissue of Lindberg
’s USS Melvin (DD-680), or “Blue Devil”
Fletcher class destroyer kit. At 1/125 scale, it makes for an impressive three foot long model – a real “dream kit” for many of us as kids in the 1960s!
According to Round 2
, who have been reissuing many of these old Lindberg kits:
“The USS Melvin (DD-680), known as the Blue Devil, was a Fletcher class destroyer used during World War II. It hit the Pacific in 1944 and earned 10 battle stars for its heroic service. This impressive model is more than 3 feet in length. The new lidded box displays vintage art from the original 1960s release. Collectors will want a copy just to display. The decals and painting instructions included enabling the modeler to choose from several authentic variations.
•AUTHENTIC DECAL SHEET WITH MULTIPLE VARIATIONS
•MOVABLE TURRETS, RADAR, AND TORPEDO TUBES
•STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS WITH DETAILED PAINT OPTIONS
•RESTORED VINTAGE BOX ART
•OVER 3 FEET LONG
The Blue Devil
is available from various on-line retailers at about US$75.00.http://round2corp.com/product/blue-devil-destroyer-without-motor/