Fascinations ICONX Big Ben 3D Metal Model Kit
The ICONX models are amazingly detailed etched models that are fun and satisfying to assemble. Each model starts out as 4x8 inch metal sheets and you simply pop out the parts using wire cutters and follow the included directions to assemble your model. Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London though today the name also refers to the clock and the clock tower. The bell weighs almost 14 tons and each clock face is 23 feet in diameter. It became fully operational on September 7th, 1859 and is today one of the most prominent symbols of London standing at 316 feet high. The clock requires winding three times per week and pennies are periodically added or removed from the clock of pendulum to maintain its accuracy. The model is 5x2.4x3.1 inches when assembled. Difficulty level: Moderate. No glue or solder needed.
- Hobby Model Kit – Unassembled model packed in an envelope with easy to follow instructions. Ideal for ages 14 and up
- No Glue or Solder Needed – Parts can be easily clipped from the metal sheets. Tweezers are the recommended tool for bending and twisting the connection tabs
- Iconx Big Ben – 2 Sheet Model with a moderate difficulty level. Once assembled, dimensions are 5 x 2.4 x 3.1 inches.
- From Steel Sheets to 3D – Pop out the pieces and connect using tabs and holes. Includes illustrated instructions