This early bicycle design called the Penny-farthing was first produced about 1870. It used an enlarged front wheel instead of gears to create greater speed and a smoother ride. It was the first machine to be called a bicycle.
Item#: MMS087
Number Of Sheets 2 Sheets
Difficulty Moderate
Assembled Size 3.43"L x 1.18"W x 2.87"H (8.7 x 3 x 7.3 cm)
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Ages 14+
Metal Earth Penny Farthing model kit is an amazingly detailed etched model that is fun and satisfying to assemble. It starts as 2 4-inch square steel sheets and finishes as a 3.42" x 1.18" x 2.87" 3D model. Simply use the easy-to-follow instructions included with the sheet to pop out the pieces, bend the tabs, and connect them at the attachment points. No glue nor solder required. Fascinations®


Remove parts from steel sheet
Join them together
Finished model

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