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Astrolabe Ship Model (1811 France)|Medium Size

(Code: 039)
£ 690.00
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  1. #SIZE#
    Overall dimensions:
    Length: 29.5" (75 cm)
    Width: 9.5" (24 cm)
    Height: 22" (57 cm)

    - Handmade wooden model ship.
    - Supported by a solid wooden stand.
    - Sold fully assembled and ready for display.
    - Not a kit.
    - Dispatched from Bristol or Click & Collect.

    Models are shipped by courier and shipping charges are as follows:

    UK mainland @ £35.00 (excluding the Highlands)
    Northern Ireland @ £35.00
    Switzerland @ £83.00

    The USA @ £180.00

    Please email us to request a delivery charge to your country or UK area.

    Shipping cost doesn't include customs clearance, import taxes, duty or VAT at the country of destination. The buyer will be liable for payment of all import charges applicable in their country. We advise buyers to check their government website for further information.

    Admiralty Ship Models Ltd is VAT registered. All prices include VAT at 20% rate. VAT exemption will be applied at checkout for orders delivered outside the UK. 

    There are no extra charges to be paid for deliveries to Northern Ireland. Please make sure to select 'Northern Ireland' as country at the checkout instead of United Kingdom.

  3. #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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