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Kon-Tiki

wood model ship boat kit Kon Tiki
wood model ship boat kit Kon Tiki
wood model ship boat kit Kon Tiki
wood model ship boat kit Kon Tiki
wood model ship boat kit Kon Tiki
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wood model ship boat kit Kon Tiki
wood model ship boat kit Kon Tiki
£139.00

Description

The balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki was built as a copy of a pre historic South American vessel. Constructed from nine balsa logs collected from Equador A crew of six men sailed the raft from Callao in Peru on the 28th of April 1947 and landed of Raroia in Polynesia after 101 days.

This successful voyage of 4300 miles proved that the islands in Polynesia were within the range of this type of prehistoric South American Vessels.

Scale 1:8th   Length 590mm

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