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Van Ryper started his ship-modeling business in 1933 in Martha’s Vineyard.  The idea was straight forward — make handmade models in a very recognizable style.  The name is famous, and the models are outstanding.  But… read more ›

Absolutely stunning model of the HAPAG liner ss Imperator.  Although I usually don’t deal with modern items, this model is so lovely, I couldn’t resist.  Extremely detailed right down to the famous eagle on her… read more ›