Mantua Models Thermopylae Model Ship Kit

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Mantua Models Thermopylae Ship Kit (HPS/791)
£95.00
Hobbies Boat Modelling Tool Set (HOB24)
£17.99
Rigging Tool Set (RTS)
£23.99
Model Makers Glue Pack (MMGP)
£11.99
Optional Pre-stitched Sail Set (34015)
£74.00

Thermopylae from MantuaSergal 791

Scale reproduction of the famous British tea clipper Thermopylae from Mantua Sergal that seriously challenged the beauty and speed of the Cutty Sark in the great tea races of the mid 1800’s.

A plank on frame construction

All sheet ply sections are laser cut for accuracy.

Scale 1:124

Length 575mm

The kit contains:

  • Building plans with general details
  • English instruction
  • Lost wax brass castings
  • walnut or lime planking
  • wooden masts and spars
  • brass and walnut fittings,
  • etched brass details,
  • rigging cord 
  • silk flag.

Optional Extras

Model Makers Glue Pack

  • Deluxe Materials Speed Bond 112g
  • Deluxe Materials Roket Max Thick Cyano (Super glue)

Hobbies Planking Tool Set

  • Plank Bending Tool with Blade
  • 2 x 50mm Nylon Grip Clamps
  • 2 x 75mm Nylon Grip Clamps
  • Pen Grip Pin Pusher
  • 7.5mm Brass Pins for Pin Pusher (Pack of 100)

Rigging Tool Set

  • Amati Rigging tools
  • Micro snips
  • Amati Loom-a-line

Here at Hobbies we aim to dispatch all in stock items on the same working day, if ordered by 2:00pm. UK mainland orders will be delivered by either Royal Mail or DHL.

DHL normally advise an estimated delivery slot via SMS or Email notification. Please see below for shipping charges.

UK Shipping Charge Rate

Plans, Fretsaw Blades, Flags, Decals and Vinyl Lettering

£1.95

Orders Up To £150

£3.95

Orders Over £150 & Hobbies Catalogues (UK Only)

Free Delivery

Royal Mail TRACKED

£5.99

Maximum Postage (Wood Packs, Panels and Flammable Goods)

£5.95

Express Next Working Day & Nominated Delivery (Placed Before 2pm)

£7.95

Saturday Courier 

£11.95


Please note: Orders to surcharge areas may incur an additional cost if a parcel is oversized, overweight or contains flammable goods. We will contact you before posting. Please see Postage for more information regarding surcharge areas.

We also deliver all over the world. For information regarding overseas orders please see Postage for further details.

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