Build your own Golden Hind 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.
- 2 x steel sheets containing 20 pre-cut pieces
- Full printed illustrated instructions
Approximate assembled size: 10.9 x 3.5 x 8.9 cm
Build difficulty: moderate
Recommended ages: 14+
- Metal Earth tool kit
- Not a toy
- Contains sharp edges
- Contains small parts
Model number: MMS049
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 Golden Hind
The Golden Hind or Hinde was an English galleon best known for its circumnavigation of the globe between 1577 and 1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake. She was originally known as the Pelican, but was renamed by Drake mid-voyage in 1578, as he prepared to enter the Strait of Magellan, calling it the Golden Hind to compliment his patron, Sir Christopher Hatton, whose armorial crest was a golden 'hind' (a female deer). Hatton was one of the principal sponsors of Drake's world voyage.
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