The Bismarck was a battleship of the German Kriegsmarine and together with her sister ship Tirpitz she formed the Bismarck class. When she entered service in August 1940 under the command of Captain Ernst Lindemann at sea, she was considered the world's largest and most powerful battleship.
The battleship had a length of 250.5 m, Width 36 m, and its crew consisted of nearly 100 officers and 2500 sailors. One June 8, 1989 at a Depth of 4, 750 meters, oceanographer Robert Ballard found the wreckage of the ship. This new model from COBI is finely crafted 1:300 scale and is made up of nearly 2, 030 blocks. Once completed it is an impressive 84.5 cm (33.2") in length. No detail was spared in creating the largest COBI set to date. It has many moving parts such as propellers, rudders, rotating towers and gun barrels, which can be raised and lowered. The set comes with a block stock stand with the pad-printed name of the ship emblazoned on it. Because of its size and complexity, the model is recommended for veteran collectors and experienced fans of blocks.