Emhar Gokstad 9th Century Viking Ship 1:72 Scale Detailed Plastic Model Kit (EM9001)
Viking Oarsmen (EM7218)
This kit is a 1/72 scale model of the Gokstad Viking ship on display in the Viking ship museum in Oslo.
Emhar based the model on scale drawings on sale at the Museum, and were indebted to Professor Emil Christensen and especially to Archaeologist Knut Paasche for friendly, expert and informative advice on the project.
1/72 scale model of mid 9th Century ocean going Viking sailing ship capable of raids on Britain and elsewhere. Oars would be used mainly inshore . 64 shields and 32 oars are included. 32 Oarsmen and the sea chests they sat on are available seperately as product EM7218 Viking Oarsmen. The decks in the kit can be removed to reveal an accurate representation of the structure of a Viking ship.
The finished model is 12 3/4 inch (approx 323mm) long and can be displayed on the stand included
Read a little history about the Vikings and see a great diorama idea here