HMS King George V Battleship Papercraft

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Once again, I want to express my sincere appreciation to Obed Gordon Franco for sharing another fantastic papercraft with us. This time, it’s a 1/200 scale battleship papercraft of HMS King George V. Thank you, Obed, for your generosity in providing us with this amazing model. Your contributions are truly valued and admired.


HMS King George V, a Royal Navy battleship named after King George V, played a crucial role in WWII. Commissioned in 1940, she engaged the German battleship Bismarck in the Battle of Denmark Strait, landing significant hits and contributing to its sinking.

Serving in the Korean War, she provided naval gunfire support. Despite her valor, she was decommissioned in 1958, yielding to the dominance of aircraft carriers and guided missiles. The King George V-class battleships, including this iconic vessel, left an indelible mark on naval history. Today, their legacy reminds us of their vital contributions to global security.

The HMS King George V Battleship papercraft model is ideal for enthusiasts who enjoy tackling intricate and delicate projects. It’s a labor of love that requires patience and dedication, as completing it could take up to a month.

The level of detail and accuracy in the small parts is truly remarkable, making it a challenging endeavor not recommended for beginners. However, for those with experience and a passion for precision, this is a rewarding and fulfilling project to take on.