Age of Discovery

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All about the Great Discoveries

Are you fascinated by the maritime explorations of the European powers towards the New World? Do you want to go further in the universe of the Conquistadores of the XV and XVI century? The 1001 Hobbies team offers you the category Great Discoveries for all adventure lovers. In this universe, you will find replicas of compasses, puzzles as well as models of ships to build and collect.

The caravel, a famous sailing ship

In order to explore the world, establish worldwide contacts and convert the rest of the world to Catholicism, the Europeans of the XV and XVI century started a great number of excursions in search of new lands such as America or Africa on board of famous ships: The caravels. 1001 Hobbies offers you to discover La Santa Maria, La Nina and La Pinta, these famous caravels that were used to transport Christopher Columbus, and many others. They are in the form of models in different formats.

The compass, the explorer's guide

The essential instrument for all navigators of the time: the compass. Let yourself be seduced by our magnificent brass and bronze compasses, as well as our magnificent replicas such as the famous Lewis and Clark compass. They will help you keep the right track during all your discoveries.

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Find a selection of cult items from the Great Discoveries just for you among the most popular brands: Amati, Dusek Kits, Mamoli, Mantua, Heller.
Top selling products :
Amerigo Vespucci model boat
Model boat Nina

Age of Discovery

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04-08-2022

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04-08-2022

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04-07-2022

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04-04-2022

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04-04-2022

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