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N Scale - Wiking - 095004 - Intermodal, Containers, 40 foot, 20 Foot - Painted/Lettered - 3-Pack

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N Scale - Wiking - 095004 - Intermodal, Containers, 40 foot, 20 Foot - Painted/Lettered - 3-Pack

Stock Number 095004
Original Retail Price 10.99€
Brand Wiking
Manufacturer Wiking
Image Provider's Website Link
Body Style Wiking Intermodal
Prototype Intermodal, Containers, 40 foot, 20 Foot
Road or Company Name Painted/Lettered (Details)
Reporting Marks Shipping Container Pack
Road or Reporting Number 3-Pack
Paint Scheme Sealand, Hamburg Süd and Maersk
Multipack Yes
Multipack Count 3
Multipack ID Number 095004
Release Date 2021-02-01
Item Category Container
Model Type Intermodal
Model Subtype Intermodal
Model Variety 20 Foot, 40 Foot
EAN/JAN/GTIN13 Number 4006190950046

Specific Item Information: Sealand, Hamburg Süd and Maersk – companies with a big name and an even more recognisable design who have carried the containers of the major shipping companies into the world. With this assortment, WIKING is adding new and authentic elements to the popular area of container shipping. The reason is that collectors clearly remember the brand chronology that led to the adoption of a completely new logistics theme at the end of the 1960s: The first container trains with the 20ft and double-sized 40ft containers were miniaturised by WIKING and loaded onto semi-trailer combinations. The accessory set contains two 20ft containers plus a typical 40ft container. Year manufacture 1968-80

Road Name History:
Some items are designed to have their owner add whatever company marking they choose, usually in the form of decals or dry-transfers. These items are painted in a generic prototypical fashion but with all company affiliation deliberately left off.
These items can be lettered or numbered, but without any company name on it.

Brand/Importer Information:
Friedrich Karl Peltzer was born on February 5, 1903 in Berlin. As the son of an officer of the Kaiserliche Marine [Imperial German Navy], he encountered seafaring at a very early age. Therefore it is no great surprise that he was soon interested in model shipbuilding. He impressed friends and family with his astounding dexterity and attention to detail. It was the starting point for an aspiring company, whose foundation admittedly still took almost three decades longer.

Friedrich Peltzer is a publisher who issues the magazine “Das Tier” [The Animal]. However, the year 1932 became the year of vocational change for him. Professional model making kicks off in this year. A short time later, Peltzer sells his magazine and book publishing house to concentrate on model making. It was to become the route to success. The profession evolved from Friedrich Karl Peltzer’s beloved hobby develops - WIKING-Modellbau has taken its initial steps, initial ship models using the company’s preferred scale of 1:1250 arise from the first forms. Friedrich Peltzer states the foundation year himself – the young company waited a while before making an entry in the companies register.

Currently, Wiking is located at SIKU//WIKING Modellwelt Schlittenbacher Str. 56a 58511 Lüdenscheid, Germany. They produce plastic vehicle models in various scales of very high quality.

Item created by: CNW400 on 2021-05-13 14:29:16. Last edited by CNW400 on 2021-05-13 14:35:35

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