This is a vintage Airfix kit of the Light Cruiser HMS Belfast. Kit was first released in 1973 and is to 1/600 scale. The original HMS Belfast was aTown Class Cruiser and was commissioned in 1939 just before the WWll started. Struck buy a mine in 1940, the ship underwent repairs and upgrades and returned to action in 1942. HMS Belfast served through the rest of the war, including time with the British Pacific Fleet. After the war HMS Belfast saw further action during the U.N. action in Korea. The ship is now a floating museum, moored in the Thames river, as a monument to all those who served in the Royal Navy. This previously owned kit has been carefully examined ti ensure it is complete and unstarted.