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N Scale - Model Power - 2680 - Water Tower - United States Army

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N Scale - Model Power - 2680 - Water Tower - United States Army


Brand Model Power
Stock Number 2680
Original Retail Price $16.98
Manufacturer Model Power
Body Style Model Power Structures
Road or Company Name United States Army (Details)
Paint Color(s) Green
Print Color(s) White
Body Construction Plastic
Kit Complexity Easy-Build
Kit Material(s) Pre-Colored Injection Molded Plastic
Item Category Structures
Model Type Tanks
Model Subtype Water Tank
Model Variety Steel
Prototype Water Tower
Region North America
Era/Epoch N/A


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Specific Item Information: Pre-assembled, lighted tower
with 2 handpainted figures

Body Style Information: Several Model Power structures are re-branded versions of European models (Pola N (now Faller), Piko, etc.)
Note: Indicated original retail prices have been collected on various recent on-line price lists, as no other source was found. They might not necessarily reflect the original price when the item was effectively released, but give an indication for pricing in the last two decades.

Road/Company Information:
The Transportation Corps was established 31 July 1942 by Executive Order 9082. The Transportation Corps is a combat service support branch of the U.S. Army, and was headquartered at Fort Eustis, Virginia, but moved to Fort Lee, Virginia in 2010. It is also one of three U.S. Army logistics branches, the others being the Quartermaster Corps and the Ordnance Corps. The Transportation Corps is responsible for the movement of personnel and material by truck, rail, air, and sea. Its motto is "Spearhead of Logistics," and it is currently the third smallest branch of the Army.

The officer in charge of the branch for doctrine, training, and professional development purposes is the Chief of Transportation (COT). The current Chief of Transportation is Brigadier General Michel M. Russell, Sr.

The insignia is metallic gold and brick red enamel. Surrounding a mariner's wheel is a shield representing a U.S. highway marker. Superimposed on the shield is a winged rail wheel on a railroad track. The symbols represent the four major modes of transportation: marine, road, aviation, and rail.

From Wikipedia

Brand/Importer Information:
Founded in the late 1960's by Michael Tager, the 3rd generation business specializes in quality hobby products serving the toy and hobby markets worldwide. During its 50 years of operation, Model Power has developed a full line of model railroading products, die-cast metal aircraft, and die-cast metal cars and trucks.

In early 2014, Model Power ceased its business operations. Its extensive portfolio of intellectual property and physical assets are now exclusively produced, marketed, sold, and distributed by MRC (Model Power, MetalTrain and Mantua) and by Daron (Postage Stamp Airplanes and Airliner Collection).



Item created by: gdm on 2016-10-20 12:01:46. Last edited by gdm on 2017-07-18 09:53:56

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