Wilesco D70 African Queen

Wilesco D70 African Queen

Price:£667.00  £640.00


Do you dream of a journey on a romantic steam ship? The Wilesco "African Queen" is then exactly the right boat for you. The engine is steaming smoothly and the chimney smokes. This model is assembled completely and ready to use. If you want to steer the boat by a RC system everything is prepared for mounting it afterwards.

Do not wait to long to be a captain because the "African Queen" is a limited edition in the Wilesco range.

The original steamboat „African Queen“ was built 1910. It was worldwide famous as the main role in the film of the same name beside the actors Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart. In this film the steam working boat torpedoes on the Lake Victoria the German warship "Königin Luise" in the course of World War I. Like the original boat, this finished model has a wooden hull and runs with a steam engine.




Total height
Boiler capacity
: 70 cm
: 20 cm
: 40 cm
: 1:12
: 2 kg
: 120 cm³





 Running time with a fuel filling: approx. 15 minutes
A RC system can be mounted afterwards.
Recommended layout of a remote control system into the Steam Boat D 70.


Esbit dry spirit tablets, Oil, Funnel
The pictured figurine is not included in the packing.

Complete steamboat "African Queen" with wooden hull and fully operational steam engine.








We will endeavor to dispatch your goods as soon as possible on receipt of your order and acceptance by us.

Orders of small items which will go by post office will be despatched the same day or the next when ever possible.

Orders for larger items  made on Friday or the weekend and Bank Holidays will be dispatched within 48 Hours of Trading resuming.

These times are guide lines and if possible will be sooner but we do not have control over the carriers if it takes a little longer. Please Note some areas of the UK are not covered for Saturday deliveries.

All Goods will be delivered to the address given by you so please make sure you fill in your details correctly. We are not responsible for mistakes made by yourselves or delivered to a neighbour or other place if requested by you.

Once you have taken delivery of your items you have 48 hours to notify us in writing or email if anything is defective, damaged or parts missing.

If the Packing is damaged by the Carriers it mut be signed for as such or you will not be able to make a claim.             

Shipping  Costs

Shipping  costs are shown when you get to your purchase. This does not cover islands and Highlands so you will be contacted with the increased cost.

Cancellation and Returns

If you wish to cancel an order before it has been dispatched then you must contact us immediately. If you do not and the goods are dispatched you will be liable for all shipping charges Outward  and Return.

In accordance with the EU Distance Selling Directive you have a seven working day period starting from the day you receive your order in which you can return any products for a refund. Part built, started ,run, flown items or opened boxes are not covered by this and will not be excepted. All returned items must be in original unopened boxes.You must inform us in writing or email before the end of this period. The products must then be returned within this 7 day period, unopened and in their original condition. Charges will apply if any parts are missing ,altered , modified, swapped or damaged. If the goods are in a sealed box or package the seal must still be intact or the refund will not be accepted. You are responsible for insurance and return delivery costs.

We will endeavor to make any credits within 28 days of your original purchase date most are done within 3 working banking days .

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P and S Hobbies and Models Ltd
32 Castle Road Scarborough
North Yorkshire
YO11 1XE