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Astrolabe Ship Model (1811 France) – Medium Size / 75 cm

Admiralty Ship Models
(Code: 339)
In Stock
(2 Item(s) In Stock)
£ 600.00

A museum quality ship model of the Astrolabe. This is a great gift for French friends working in the navy or retired from the navy.

  1. #DESCRIPTION#
    Dimensions:
    Length: 29.5" (75 cm)
    Width: 9.5" (24 cm)
    Height: 22" (57 cm)

  2. #HISTORY#
    Her first major expedition as Coquille was from 1822 to 1825, she explored the southern hemisphere. She was renamed Astrolabe after one of La Perouse’s ships. She sailed the Australian and Western Pacific Islands and visited 120 Islands. In 1836, the French Emperor Louis-Philippe mounted an expedition to locate the magnetic pole under the command of Dumont D’urville. During her career, the ship helped catalogue and collect a vast amount of knowledge in the field of botany and fauna.

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  4. #SHIPPING COST#
    Models are shipped by UPS and these are approximate shipping costs:

    UK mainland @ £35.00
    Germany, France, Holland, and Belgium @ £57.00
    Spain, Portugal, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, and Denmark @ £64.00

    If the delivery address is outside above-mentioned countries, please email us to request a shipping quote. Please ensure you provide at least the country, city, and postcode. If the delivery address is in the USA, please also provide the name of the state.