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1/65 Santa Maria Columbus Flag Ship 1492 (Wooden kit)

Manufactured by: Artesania Latina

SKU: ART-22411

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    Product Description
    Discover the Santa Maria, a wooden model kit from the biggest and the flagship of the three ships used by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to the New World in 1492. Built in the shipyards of Colliders (Cantabria), she was the only ship of the expedition who did not return from the trip after running aground north of the island La Espanola. Guided by our detailed step by step instructions you can complete your replica of this legend of sailing.

    The expedition left the port of Palos on August 3, 1492 led by the Santa Maria. After the discovery misfortune made her aground in the moment of maximum flood of that year in northern Haiti. it was quickly understood that it would be impossible to save the ship after discovering that the water level had dropped about 10 centimetres in the time to alert the crew and the first orders were given. With the load and part of the wooden ship they built Fuerte Navidad , the first European settlement in America.

    Build your 1/65 scale model of the Santa Maria, flagship of the discovery of America expedition. Its construction system using false keel and frames brings the assembly of your model closer to the construction of the actual ship. The model includes laser cut board pieces, hardwood, brass, die-cast and fabric. For the assembly you can follow our complete full-colour step by step guide in 4 languages, accompanied by real-scale drawings of the ship.

    Model Features:
    - Minimum age: 14 years
    - Recommended for initiated modellers with basic knowledge of tools and materials.
    - Dimensions: Upon completion of the model it has 560mm long, 485mm high and 260mm wide.
    - Educational value: Relive the discovery of the new world and the expedition of Christopher Columbus, 1492.
    - The set includes:
    Laser cut board pieces, wood, brass and die-cast parts.
    Cotton sails, cut and sewn by hand.
    Detailed assembly instructions with colour images.
    Complete set of drawings in real scale model.
    - Note: The set does NOT include the stand and the figures shown in the pictures.

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