It just goes to show that perhaps we shouldn't take promo material literally. Model guru Mat Irvine points out:
"Incidentally and re: yesterday's posting, in no way is the Italeri boat
the 'biggest kit' - if by 'biggest' you mean longest/tallest - and I
presume you do as you quote 'metre'?"
"Revell's 1:96 Saturn V is 4 feet tall and Lindberg's Japanese submarines
are almost five feet long! Pretty sure Renwal's Visible Chassis was
Well, we had another look at the Schnellboot, and strictly speaking, Italeri declares it as the "biggest 1:35 scale plastic model kit", so maybe that claim still stands. No matter, it's a good one!