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The Parthenon
The Parthenon - As it was Athenian Acropolis of 348 B.C.
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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]

SUMMARY
Highs: Excellent detail and mold quality.
Lows: Interlocking system still may require glue for best work.
Verdict: Overall this is a charming and well made kit.
  Scale: 1:250
  Mfg. ID: 68001
  Suggested Retail: $34 USD (list price)
  PUBLISHED: Feb 11, 2016
  NATIONALITY: Greece / Ελλάδα
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.83%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 79.63%

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About Jim Starkweather (staff_Jim)
FROM: CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

I started building models in 1971 when I was 6. My first model was a 1/32 P-40 Warhawk. Revell I believe. From there I moved onto the standard cars, Apollo spacecraft, and other kid orientated kits. I don't know what got me started on Armor. I must have seen a Monogram tank kit one day and said "Mom...

Copyright 2017 text by Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of ModelGeek. All rights reserved.


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Interesting kit. The Parthenon was turned into a Christian church to the Virgin Mary ~700AD by the Byzintine Empire, then to a mosque in ~1460 by the Ottomans, and was "blown up" when the Ottoman ammunition dump exploded on 26 September 1687 after a Venetian bombardment. LINK Jim
FEB 12, 2016 - 02:39 PM
Incredible. This is the problem with the disappearance of actual hobby shops- you can easily miss these gems since you're not browsing between isles of stuff. Thank you for showing me this model; I think I'll get one.
SEP 28, 2016 - 08:12 AM
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