Price: 420.00 euro
Total Size: 88.5cm./34.8inch.
Ship Size: 33×8.5cm./12.9×3.3inch.
Oropesa Size: 30.5x3cm./12x1inch.
For sale at http://www.propagandaworld.org
Ship Neštin class river minesweeper with towed Oropesa. Museum piece, very unique.
Ship and oropesa are made of aluminum brass, copper and rope, entirely on brass spheres that rests on a wooden base. Some parts are painted ivory white. There is some paint damage on the bottom of the brass spheres that connect the model to the base. But only visible with good viewing. The copper shield on the base says:”To Commemorate The Staff Of MN9680″.
The Neštin class minesweeper is a class of minesweeper built specifically for clearing navy mines on rivers. The class was built for the needs of the Yugoslav Navy on the Danuberiver and was also sold to Hungary and Iraq in the 1970s and 80s.
Design; In the 1970s, a new river minesweeper design was requested to replace the 301-class minesweeper with the Yugoslav Navy. The Neštin class was designed by the Naval Institute of the Yugoslav Navy. All minesweepers are built by the Brodotehnika shipyard in Belgrade. They can load and lay 18 contactless mines of the type AIM-M82 or 24 anchor R-1 mines, as well as 80 fully equipped troops.
Countermeasure equipment includes mechanical mine hunter MDL-2R, improvised electromagnetic/acoustic mine hunter PEAM-1 and explosive mine hunter AEL.
The Neštin class is powered by two Torpedo B-539RM / 2 engines of 121 kW each.
An Oropesa is a towed body used for mine sweeping. The Oropesa’s role is to keep the towed body at a certain depth and position from the minesweeping vessel. Oropesa are standard equipment used on standard class mine action ships.
Price: 55.00 euro
Josip Tito Yugoslavian desktop. In good condition and very rare.
Josip Broz Tito was president of Yugoslavia and during World War II he was leader of the partisans, often regarded as the most effective resistance movement in occupied Europe.
Tito was president of the Yugoslav republic for 27 years, from 1953 untill 1980 when he died.
After World War II Yugoslavia became quickly a communist state. Tito was originally one of the most trusted people of Stalin. But in 1948 their friendship was for the most part over because Tito would not transform Yugoslavia in a Moscow controled satellite state. Yugoslavie continued being a communist state though. And had relationships with both Soviet Union and western capitalist country’s.
Tito was his nickname meaning Marshall.