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ModelCollect Armour Gold Edition AS72088
Rheinmetall-Borsig Rheintochter Display Model
German Army, Germany, 1946, 2-Piece Set

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Rheinmetall-Borsig Rheintochter   3.5"   1.5"

Rheintochter was a German surface-to-air missile developed by Rheinmetall-Borsig during World War II. Its name comes from the mythical Rheintochter (Rhinemaidens) of Richard Wagner's opera series Der Ring des Nibelungen. The missile was a multi-stage solid fuelled rocket. It had four small control surfaces, resembling paddles, in the nose, six fins at the after end of the top stage, and four at the end of the main stage. It stood 6.3 m (20 ft 8 in) tall, with a diameter of 54 cm (1 ft 9 in). The sustainer motor, located ahead of the 136 kg (300 lb) warhead (rather than behind, as is more usual) exhausted through six venturis between the first stage fins. Rheintochter was ordered in November 1942 by the German army (Heer). Starting in August 1943, 82 test firings were made. An air-launched version was also designed. The operational version was intended to be fired from a ramp or converted gun mount.

Rheinmetall-Borsig Rheintochter

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ModelCollect Armour Gold Edition

The ModelCollect "Armour Gold Edition" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military vehicles in 1:72 scale. These models arrive pre-assembled and professionally hand-painted with a high degree of accuracy and realism. The overall quality and finish is comparable to similar models from Dragon Models and Hobby Master.

ModelCollect diecast vehicles feature:

  • Molded plastic construction.
  • Rotating turret, elevating cannon and accurate hull.
  • Painted, fitted, non-moving tracks on detailed non-rotating wheels.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.

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