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? Would you like to go further into the world of the Conquistadores of the 15th and 16th century? The 1001 Hobbies team offers you the Great Discoveries category for all adventure lovers. In this universe, you will find replicas of compasses, puzzles as well as model ships to build and collect.

The caravel, a famous sailing ship

In order to explore the world, establish global contacts and convert the rest of the world to Catholicism, the Europeans of the 15th and 16th century started a large 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, which will help you keep the right track during all your discoveries.

Our flagship Western products

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:
Model Ship Amerigo Vespucci
Model Ship Nina

Age of Discovery

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05-28-2022

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05-28-2022

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05-28-2022

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05-20-2022

Good price for the model I ordered and prompt delivery.

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05-20-2022

Very good customer service and very good value for money! Some British companies charge £5 for these paints!

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