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Fall 2018

The Rogers Collection, Volume II is ready for ordering and shipping Nov. 1.

Book II features all of the Third Rates in this famous collection. A complete description and history of each model is presented by the author, Grant Walker, along with hundreds of high resolution photographs. Join us as we continue to give you a rare, never-before seen look inside these models, by exploring them with fiber optic endoscopes, X-rays and even a CT scanner.

Along with book I , book II now completes all of the ships in the collection that stood in the line of battle during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

The Ketch Rigged Sloop Speedwell, Volume I should be ready by Dec. 15. Please keep monitoring our web page for current information.

Purpose built Confederate blockade runners have long been of interest to me. None existed before 1860 and very few of them survived the end of the war. They were built in England and Scotland, ferried to the Bahamas and Cuba where cargoes were loaded and run through the Union blockade to Confederate ports. After years of research Vince McCullough finally found enough information to draw up plans for a ship of 1865. His plans and his research findings will be featured in the first half of this new monograph. The second half will feature the building of the model by Gib McArdle. It is too soon to project a completion date but we are aiming for the first quarter of 2019.

We are working on producing a book on building card stock models but the work is early in its creation so all we can do is hint at it. We will keep you informed as we know more.