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Astrolabe Ship Model (1811 France)|Small Size

(Code: 019)
£ 350.00
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  1. #DESCRIPTION#
    wooden model ship of AstrolabeOverall dimensions:

    Length: 21" (54 cm)
    Width: 7" (16 cm)
    Height: 18" (45 cm)

    This is a classic French sailing ship model of L'Astrolabe

    - Model has copper pinned hull and a solid wooden stand.
    - Built with teak wood and handcrafted from scratch.
    - Sold fully assembled and ready for display.
    - This is not a kit.

  2. #SHIPPING COST#
    Models are shipped by courier and shipping costs are as follows:

    UK mainland @ £13.00 (excluding the Highlands)
    Northern Ireland
     @ £13.00
    Switzerland @ £53.00
    The USA @ £105.00

    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.

    INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY INCLUDING EUROPE:
    Shipping cost doesn't include customs clearance, import taxes, duty or VAT. The buyer will be liable for payment of all import charges applicable in their respective country. Each country has a different tax rate. We advise buyers to check their government website for further information.

    DELIVERY TO NORTHERN IRELAND:
    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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