|The picture shows a view of the cover of this 1961 James Bliss & Company Model Ship Kit Catalog. This is a (66) page catalog that features all kinds of sailing ships, steamships, Navy ships, boats, lots of tools, plans, books, parts, and accessories. It is filled with illustrations, information, old prices, and would make a great reference catalog. Please note: this catalog is being offered for the wealth of information that it contains and not the condition (see below). It is marked on the cover as follows:|
NEW ENGLAND'S OLDEST AND LARGEST
SUPPLIER OF SHIP MODEL KITS
JAMES BLISS & CO., INC.
342 ATLANTIC AVE., BOSTON 10, MASS.
TELEPHONE HU 2-4130
The catalog features many different sailing ships, Clippers, Cape Horners. Privateers, Pilot Boats, Galleons, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, Patrol Boats, Whalers, Whaleboats, Fishing Boats, Shrimpboats, Schooners, Yachts, Steamboats, Racing Sailboats, Pirate Ships, Fighting Ships,, Warships, Ocean Liners, Cruise Ships, Sub or Submarines, Battleships, World War II Ships, Tug Boats, Merchant Marine Ships Aircraft Carriers, Chris Craft, Pleasure Boats, Engines, Boilers, Power Boats, British Royal Navy, and many more... It also has cannons, model building tool kits, many pages full of all kinds of ship accessories (all illustrated) and flags, books, Plans, Blueprints, and much more...
The soft cover catalog measures 8-1/2'' x 11''. It is complete and with the order forms but it appears to be in poor condition with over all wear and many written notes, writing, scribbling, and drawings from the original owner from East Boothbay, Maine. As mentioned above, this catalog is being offered for the wealth of information that it contains and not the condition.