S V HMS Victory

S V HMS Victory

 

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Number S V
Name H.M.S. “Victory”
First year published 1951
Publisher Micromodels
Number of cards 6
Size of cards 9 x 13 cm
Scale 1 : 500
Description First issued in 1951 at 2/-d.
Reprinted in 1952 at 2/6d.
Very large stocks were passed down the line to the Watford Model Supply Co. in 1971.

There were many reproductions of this model:

  • Kenilworth Press published the Victory in their “Limited Edition” series. It is more than twice the size of the original and is numbered LTD-9.
  • Autocraft issued the model with the head Micro New Models
  • MicromodelsUSA made a revised version with 8 cards. According to MicromodelsUSA the original model was actually missing some pieces and had some incorrect coloring
  • Micromodels London published the Victory as part of their calendar 2017
  • Micromodels London has also designed a wrapper, and has the intention to publish the model in the near future.
  • The Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum has published the Victory on one large sheet.
  • Kardcraft did publish their version, but it was completely redesigned.