Detroit Fire Department 2017 Ferrara Cinder Engine 55 scale model
Intricately detailed, stainless steel parts.
Detroit's Engine 55 features impeccable detailing and true-to-scale parts that only stainless steel can provide. Fire Replicas has ushered in a new standard in 1:50 scale modeling that is sure to impress the most discriminating collectors.
Extremely limited production for lasting value.
Only 50 units of Detroit Engine 55 have been produced. Fire Replicas are designed with the elite collector in mind, and manufactured in limited quantities to enhance long-term value.
Detroit's museum grade Ferrara Engine 55 is station mate to Ladder 27.
Each individually designed, cast or fabricated part is hand-assembled using tweezers, glue-filled syringes, and a steady hand. Materials are chosen to replicate each feature accurately and include stainless steel, high-def resin, brass, wire, rubber and other composites.
Authentic to Engine 55 using over 425 hand-crafted parts.
From the 0.6mm stainless steel ground ladders to the authentic Detroit graphics, this 1:50 scale replica emulates the real Detroit Engine 55. Our goal with each release is that our customers may notice something new each time they view the model.
Detroit Engine 55...preserved and protected.
The DFD Engine 55 replica measures 7"L x 2.5"W x 2.5"T and is securely displayed inside a custom case. The case dimensions are 12"L x 6"W x 5.25"T and the platform includes an etched stainless steel nameplate with the Detroit logo, department and truck name.
Detroit Fire Department Ferrara Engine 55 Scale Model Specs
- Scale: 1:50
- Production Quantity: 50
- Multi-materials including High Def Resin, stainless steel photo etch metal, wire, rubber and other composites.
- Mounted inside high quality, custom display case featuring etched stainless steel I.D. nameplate.
- Model Dimensions: 7"L x 2.5"W x 2.5"T
- Display Case Dimensions: 10"L x 5"W x 5"T
History of Engine 55 & Ladder 27
Detroit Engine 55 was organized in 1927 at a new station at 18140 Joy Road. This station was built with a second bay for a Ladder (27) that was organized in 1928. in 1927 the Detroit Airport operations begins, skyscrapers are being built downtown as the boom continues. The 1927 station is still an active station with both Engine 55 and Ladder 27. Today Engine 55 is running a 2017 Ferrara Cinder 1500/500 engine. Detroit received 8 of these in 2017, they are in service as engines 30/34/44/50/52/53/55/60. - Joe O'Brien
More About the Scale Model
This Detroit Fire Department Ferrara Engine 55 is a museum grade replica. Like all Fire Replicas models, every detail is modeled to perfection and with razor sharp precision. The replica features the specific department configuration and graphics, leaving no detail overlooked. The display case is custom manufactured with high quality acrylic and resin. The stainless steel etched plate features the department and truck name, and department seal. This replica is a treasure to be displayed and admired and is in no way a toy.
This is not a toy and not suitable for children under the age of 14. This highly detailed scale model contains small, intricate pieces that may present a choking hazard.