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Gateway Arch, kit for building a paper model of St.Louis landmark || available in full color and two sizes

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Description

The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot-high (192 m) monument in St. Louis, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Clad in stainless steel and built in the form of a flattened catenary arch, it is the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere, Missouri's tallest accessible building, and the world's tallest arch.

Designed by Finnish-born American architect Eero Saarinen, the Gateway Arch was built to commemorate the westward expansion of the United States.

The full color model comes in two sizes.

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PRODUCT INFORMATION
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SCALE - 1/600. DIMENSIONS (when assembled) - 15 x 6,7 x 12,6 inches / 38 x 17 x 32 cm

SCALE - 1/1000. DIMENSIONS (when assembled) - 9 x 4 x 7,5 inches / 23 x 10 x 19 cm

PRINTED KIT - this model is delivered unassembled, in a flat kit with all the necessary details printed on sturdy paper sheets. You will need to cut, fold and glue the details according to the set-up instructions.

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SHIPPING INFORMATION
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We are shipping 1st Class from Cheltenham, United Kingdom via Royal Mail. Please choose your preferable service at the checkout: STANDARD (not trackable) or SIGNED FOR (trackable) for domestic shipments and STANDARD (not trackable) or TRACKED (trackable) for international shipments.

Royal Mail aims to deliver our kits and models to you in 1-2 business days across the UK Mainland, in 3-5 business days within Europe, in 5-7 business days to USA & Canada and in 7-9 business days elsewhere; however, this is not guaranteed, international deliveries may exceed the expected delivery times due to different reasons and so we encourage patience.

IMPORTANT! Please notice that the shipping time is added to the processing time.

If you are willing to pay a bit more for an express service and extra peace of mind, please get in touch with us and we'll promptly find the best option, be it with TNT, UPS, DHL or other carrier.

Read more about our policies here https://www.etsy.com/shop/PaperLandmarks?ref=seller-platform-mcnav#policies

For more information please visit www.paperlandmarks.com
The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot-high (192 m) monument in St. Louis, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Clad in stainless steel and built in the form of a flattened catenary arch, it is the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere, Missouri's tallest accessible building, and the world's tallest arch.

Designed by Finnish-born American architect Eero Saarinen, the Gateway Arch was built to commemorate the westward expansion of the United States.

The full color model comes in two sizes.

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PRODUCT INFORMATION
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SCALE - 1/600. DIMENSIONS (when assembled) - 15 x 6,7 x 12,6 inches / 38 x 17 x 32 cm

SCALE - 1/1000. DIMENSIONS (when assembled) - 9 x 4 x 7,5 inches / 23 x 10 x 19 cm

PRINTED KIT - this model is delivered unassembled, in a flat kit with all the necessary details printed on sturdy paper sheets. You will need to cut, fold and glue the details according to the set-up instructions.

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SHIPPING INFORMATION
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We are shipping 1st Class from Cheltenham, United Kingdom via Royal Mail. Please choose your preferable service at the checkout: STANDARD (not trackable) or SIGNED FOR (trackable) for domestic shipments and STANDARD (not trackable) or TRACKED (trackable) for international shipments.

Royal Mail aims to deliver our kits and models to you in 1-2 business days across the UK Mainland, in 3-5 business days within Europe, in 5-7 business days to USA & Canada and in 7-9 business days elsewhere; however, this is not guaranteed, international deliveries may exceed the expected delivery times due to different reasons and so we encourage patience.

IMPORTANT! Please notice that the shipping time is added to the processing time.

If you are willing to pay a bit more for an express service and extra peace of mind, please get in touch with us and we'll promptly find the best option, be it with TNT, UPS, DHL or other carrier.

Read more about our policies here https://www.etsy.com/shop/PaperLandmarks?ref=seller-platform-mcnav#policies

For more information please visit www.paperlandmarks.com

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(171)
Reviewed by ray savard
1 out of 5 stars
Nov 14, 2017
The item is hard to cut. Gets all messed up while cutting even with a real sharp razor. Lines are to small. Does not go together good. Looks crappy after put together does not look like picture. Was thrown away in trash.
Gateway Arch, kit for building a paper model of St.Louis landmark || available in full color and two sizes
PaperLandmarks responded

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear you didn't enjoy putting together the Gateway Arch model.

Paper modeling is a great and satisfying hobby if you use the right tools such as a modeling knife (we recommend X-Acto or similar) rather than razor, as well as some amount of patience and willingness to learn along. The paper is thick enough for the structure to hold together well and thin enough to be easily foldable as required for such a delicate model. The scoring and cutting guidelines are well visible but thin enough so that the final model doesn't show them at all.

We are always ready to help you with the questions you might have during the cutting or assembling process. We hope you will continue to pursue with this fantastic hobby and we are here to help.


Reviewed by Mary Peters
5 out of 5 stars
Jan 8, 2018
Bought this as a gift for my dad and he is having a ton of fun putting it together!
Colosseum || Roman architecture paper model || craft kit with printed white or limestone color || scale 1/500

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
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  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
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Returns and exchange details
We will issue refund only if you return (at your expense) UNOPENED kits in a good quality within 30 days of receipt. ASSEMBLED models can't be returned and refunded.

Please notice that the shipping fee is not refundable.

Custom-made orders, special listing orders and orders exceeding either 10 kits or £100 can't be cancelled or returned.

Shipping policies

We are shipping from Cheltenham, United Kingdom via Royal Mail. Please choose your preferable service at the checkout:

Standard (not trackable) or Signed For (trackable) for domestic shipments,
Standard (not trackable) or Tracked for international shipments.
Assembled models are sent by trackable service only.

Royal Mail aims to deliver our kits and models to you to:

UK Mainland in 1-2 business days,
Europe in 3-5 business days,
USA & Canada in 5-7 business days,
Rest of the world in 7-9 business days.
However, this is not guaranteed, international deliveries may exceed the expected delivery times due to different reasons and so we encourage patience.

IMPORTANT! Please notice that the shipping time is added to the processing time.

Please ask if you need an express shipping and we'll look for the best option.
We are shipping from Cheltenham, United Kingdom via Royal Mail. Please choose your preferable service at the checkout:

Standard (not trackable) or Signed For (trackable) for domestic shipments,
Standard (not trackable) or Tracked for international shipments.
Assembled models are sent by trackable service only.

Royal Mail aims to deliver our kits and models to you to:

UK Mainland in 1-2 business days,
Europe in 3-5 business days,
USA & Canada in 5-7 business days,
Rest of the world in 7-9 business days.
However, this is not guaranteed, international deliveries may exceed the expected delivery times due to different reasons and so we encourage patience.

IMPORTANT! Please notice that the shipping time is added to the processing time.

Please ask if you need an express shipping and we'll look for the best option.

Additional policies

Yes, we make custom models - either you want a classic "Cut & Glue!" model kit or an innovative pop-up card we can do it! We have previously made custom models for promotional industry, museums, private foundations, schools and collectors.

Our production possibilities allow to make a custom model for you in any quantity starting from just one to thousands of copies. We use digital, offset and screen printing, die-cut and kiss-cut scoring and cutting, cold and hot gluing, embossing, foil fusing and stamping and using the best designer papers and cardboards along with a long list of accessories to create a very special model just for you, your company or private event!

We do wholesale as well! If you are interested to carry our kits in your shop please convo us with your details and requests.

Getting in touch and talking to us is rewarding!

We know that our models are much loved by teachers and students for creative classroom paper craft activities. If you are a teacher or any other person responsible for purchasing supplies for your school, college or any other educational establishment and select at least 10 single kits you may claim a 25% DISCOUNT at the checkout by filling the special instructions field and we will refund you the difference.

If you are a keen architecture and paper craft enthusiast, a history buff or if you are sourcing for an activity to spend a quality time with your family and friends and want to buy at least 5 kits you can get a 15% discount by using a coupon code 15FOR5 at the checkout.
Yes, we make custom models - either you want a classic "Cut & Glue!" model kit or an innovative pop-up card we can do it! We have previously made custom models for promotional industry, museums, private foundations, schools and collectors.

Our production possibilities allow to make a custom model for you in any quantity starting from just one to thousands of copies. We use digital, offset and screen printing, die-cut and kiss-cut scoring and cutting, cold and hot gluing, embossing, foil fusing and stamping and using the best designer papers and cardboards along with a long list of accessories to create a very special model just for you, your company or private event!

We do wholesale as well! If you are interested to carry our kits in your shop please convo us with your details and requests.

Getting in touch and talking to us is rewarding!

We know that our models are much loved by teachers and students for creative classroom paper craft activities. If you are a teacher or any other person responsible for purchasing supplies for your school, college or any other educational establishment and select at least 10 single kits you may claim a 25% DISCOUNT at the checkout by filling the special instructions field and we will refund you the difference.

If you are a keen architecture and paper craft enthusiast, a history buff or if you are sourcing for an activity to spend a quality time with your family and friends and want to buy at least 5 kits you can get a 15% discount by using a coupon code 15FOR5 at the checkout.

FAQs

We are shipping from Cheltenham, United Kingdom.

Regular mail to the U.S. usually takes around 5-7 business days (7-10 days).

If you are in SF you can buy the Golden kit at SFMOMA, Coit Tower or Golden Gate gift shops.
Shipping time means the days (usually 1-2 business days) needed for preparing your order and shipping it, while delivery time means days needed for the mail or courier service to deliver the order to you.
Standard shipping is not trackable but you have an option at the checkout to pay for Signed (UK domestic) or Tracked & Signed (international) shipments.

Please use the tracking number we provided to track your order through Royal Mail website, http://www.track-trace.com/post or a website of your country's mail service such as USPS.
We ship kits in beautiful kraft envelopes with our company name stamped and a minimum necessary product information attached. We can add a gift message on your behalf. Just write in the gift message text when placing your order.
If your order hasn't been shipped yet, there is no problem to change the address. If it is already shipped we can't change the address.

If you wish to cancel then refuse the parcel on delivery and it will be returned to us without any additional cost to you. We will issue a refund once the parcel returns. Please notice that the shipping fee is non-refundable as described in our shop policies.
We recommend our kits for anyone from 13 years, but some 10 year olds have done well, too. There is nothing wrong with starting earlier just patience and motor skills are usually better with larger kids.

Probably these pre-cut models are better for kids and generally beginners in paper model building since they contain less details and no cutting is needed - just folding and gluing:

Mayan Pyramid
Eiffel Tower
Golden Gate Bridge
Empire State Building
Paper is sturdy enough but definitely not thick, it's easy to score and cut with a hobby knife (X-Acto or similar). It's not so easy to use scissors as some details are quite small and delicate so we recommend cutting with a knife. We recommend using a white glue (PVA, Elmer's or similar). You can use paper strips or ear picks for gluing tools.
Yes, you can order most of the kits in a variety of colors to choose from https://www.etsy.com/listing/250559140/upgrade-your-order-with-fancy-colors.

Without much redesigning it is possible to enlarge or reduce the model size twice the original size.

Yes, we make custom models. Please send us your project description and deadline so we can give you a quote.

Gateway Arch, kit for building a paper model of St.Louis landmark || available in full color and two sizes

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Overview

  • Handmade Supply
  • Craft type: Dollhouses & miniatures, Kids' crafts, Model making, Origami, Scrapbooking
  • Materials: paper, cardboard, glue, card, card stock
  • Feedback: 171 reviews
  • Favorited by: 277 people
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