Eastern Comma

$18.00
SKU: MMS127

Build your own Eastern Comma Butterfly model from this amazing METAL EARTH kit. The parts are laser cut from ultra-thin flexible steel sheets. No gluing or soldering is required – just pop out the pieces and connect using tabs and holes.

Kit includes:

  • 1 x 11cm square sheet with 8 pre-cut pieces
  • Full printed illustrated instructions

Approximate assembled size: 3.6 x 5.7 x 3.2 cm

Build difficulty: easy

Recommended ages: 14+

Recommended tools:

Compatible accessories:

Warning:

  • Not a toy
  • Contains sharp edges
  • Contains small parts

Model number: MMS127

Shipping

Several shipping options are displayed during checkout. Prices start at just $1.00, but note the following:

Regular letter: this is the cheapest option and is available if you're ordering 1 or 2 Metal Earth kits. This is sent using the standard Australia Post letter service which is cheap, but slower than parcels. No tracking is provided.

Priority letter: arrives one day faster than the regular service, but it's still sent as a letter with no tracking. 

Other services: both regular and express parcel services are available and in these cases tracking is provided. Our preferred shipper is Fastway as they provide tracking and signature on delivery for an affordable price. 

About the Eastern Comma

The Eastern Comma is native to Northeastern America. This butterfly is seasonally variable. The upper side of the summer form's hind wings are all black, whereas the winter forms hind wings are reddish orange. The underside of both forms is striped with dark and light brown. There is a silvery comma mark in the middle of the hindwing in both forms. Its wingspan is 4.5–6.4 cm (1.8–2.5 in).

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