P-51D Mustang Replica
- Handcrafted from mahogany
- 14 ⅜ X 18 ¼ inches
- Wooden base
This high-quality, collectable model P-51D Mustang represents the ultimate in long-range fighter development in World War II. It was the aircraft that was finally able to escort bombers from bases in England to targets deep in Germany. Painted as “Old Crow”, this 1/24-scale model P-51D Mustang made from mahogany makes a superb pilot gift, or a present for any veteran, aviation enthusiast or history buff.
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