Scale Model – River Queen Steamboat

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If you happen to be walking or driving by the shop at night, this wonderful scale replica of a Mississippi steam boat – The River Queen – might just catch your eye, as we keep the case it’s in lighted day and night.

Until taking a quick skim through Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steamboats_of_the_Mississippi), I hadn’t realized how big these old riverboats could get.  Take a look at this picture from the Wiki article:
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The Wiki caption reads:  “Saloon of Mississippi River Steamboat Princess” (Adrien Persac, 1861), showing elaborate interior of an antebellum Mississippi steamboat

Condition:  Excellent.

Dimensions:  About 12″H x 24″L x 6″D.

Price:  $75.00.  Includes the glass case and lighting.  (Plus the obligatory 5.5% State of Maine Sales Tax, of course.)

Layaway Plan:  Please see our “Details: Layaway Plan” page.

Payment Information:   Please see our “Details: Payment & Pricing” page.

Shipping & Delivery Information:  Please see our “Details: Shipping & Delivery” page.

Heritage Collectibles and Heritage Books & Maps are being combined into one shop: Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps, located at 189 Main Street in Lewiston.  We’ll still have two separate blogs: https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com and https://heritagebooksandmaps.com.

Please follow either or both, and show us you like us!  (The more followers, likes and comments we have, the more impetus we have to put our efforts into presenting you with cool products and fascinating reads!)

Papa’s Thrift Shop is being re-opened at 5 Park Street (same building, separate entrance around the corner)!  We hope to be up and running by February 15.   Papa’s website is:  https://papasthriftshop.com/

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River Queen Steamboat - close up

River Queen Steamboat – close up

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In memory of my beloved husband John K Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016.
He loved our shops, especially Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera – it was his baby.

He loved me, and oh how I loved him.

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