Occre Endurance 1:70 Scale Model Ship Kit

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Occre Endurance 1:70 Scale Model Ship Kit (12008)
£139.99
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Wooden Model Makers Glue Pack (MMGP)
£11.99
Hobbies Boat Modelling Tool Set (HOB24)
£17.99
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Rigging Tool Set (RTS)
£23.99
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A fantastic model from Ocio Creativo (Occre) supplied with all the fittings and parts needed to create this highly detailed Endurance model ship.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Scale: 1:70
  • Width: 216mm
  • Length: 754mm
  • Height: 446mm
  • Difficulty: Medium

 

HISTORY:

The Endurance was launched on December 17, 1912 under the name “Polaris”. It was originally rigged as a frigate. It was subsequently converted into a brigantine. The Endurance was the ship of the famous “Imperial Transantarctic Expedition”, also known as the Endurance Expedition. 27 brave crew members accompanied the legendary polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton between 1914 and 1917. 

Following the sinking of the Endurance on August 19, 1915 in the Weddell Sea and trapped in ice, Shackleton along with a few men aboard the ‘James Caird’ boat, a 6.85m open boat, performed one of the most heroic voyages in the history of navigation to South Georgia. The expedition is remembered as an epic tale of heroism and survival. It was the last expedition of the “heroic age of Antarctic exploration” becoming one of the most incredible and heroic epics in history. After being trapped in the ice of the Weddell Sea and enduring winds of up to 300 km / h and temperatures of minus 40 for 522 days, Shackleton and his crew achieved the most important feat of all: surviving. “Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honors and recognition in event of success.” The famous advertisement which Ernest Shackleton ran in the newspaper to recruit men for his Endurance expedition.

 

PAINTS REQUIRED (not included, available separately):

  • White: VAL951
  • Black: VAL950
  • Ochre Brown: VAL856
  • Medium Brown: VAL826
  • Red: VAL926
  • Intermediate Green: VAL891
  • Copper: VAL999
  • Satin Varnish: VAL522
  • Mahogany Wood Stain: AS9111W
  • Walnut Wood Stain: AS9105W

Model Makers Glue Pack (MMGP) Contains:

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

Hobbies Planking Tool Set (HOB24) Contains:

  • 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 (RTS) Contains:

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

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