Ravensburger Portrait of the Earth 2 Jigsaw Puzzle (1000 Pieces)
Portrait of the Earth 2 is a high quality 1000 piece cardboard jigsaw puzzle.from Ravensburger
From ancient Babylonian Stone tablets to the delights of Google Maps accessed via a phone, our fascination with maps continues. Whether you use maps for work or recreation, wondering about far-flung places, remembering sights and cities or planning future visits remains exciting. The Future Mapping Company has created this map especially for us, using the Winkel Tripel projection alongside bolder, clearer text. First seen in print in 1955 as The Times Atlas of the World, the projection was designed by Oswald Winkel in 1921 with the aim of minimizing the three areas of distortion faced by map makers: area, direction and distance. Thus it became the Tripel Projection (Tripel is German for triple). The result is a wonderfully spherical-looking map, which gives a graceful curve to oceans and landmasses alike.
The finished puzzle measures 70 x 50cm when complete.
Suitable for ages 12 years and up.
Made from strong premium grade cardboard, with linen finish print to minimise glare on puzzle image.
Ravensburger have over 50 years’ worth of experience in the manufacture of puzzles. With a wide selection of puzzles, Ravensburger pride themselves on having the highest quality. Individual puzzle pieces are stamped with such precision that a quiet "click" can be heard when one piece is inserted in the other, their unique Softclick Technology.’ The jigsaw puzzles are made using unique punching templates and punching tools, which are hand-crafted with watchmaker precision to ensure the greatest possible accuracy and variety of the puzzle pieces.
Based in their our East London studio, Future Mapping blend modern design with classic cartographic techniques to create a stunning range of modern maps and wallpapers. Each map can take up to six months to make and every detail is meticulously crafted and printed using a quality lithographic print process. Our small team employ stunning colours and print finishes to create beautiful conversation-starting wall art.
|Jigsaw no of pieces||1000|
|Jigsaw piece size||Standard|
|Jigsaw pieces range||1000|
|Jigsaw size||70 x 50|
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Standard UK Delivery is by Royal Mail 48 (Second Class Post) up to 2kg or Hermes Standard (3 - 4 working days) or Parcelforce 48 for orders weighing over 2kg.
The standard delivery cost will range from £2.96 up to a maximum of £9.12 dependent on weight. However, charges may exceed this for the Channel Islands.’.
You will have the option to upgrade to a faster service: Royal Mail 24 (First Class Post), Parcelforce 24, Parcelforce Next Day by Noon or Next Day Special Delivery.
As a rough guideline, you will be able to order up to approximately 10 x 1000 piece puzzles and pay £4.96 for Hermes shipping.
Please note that the standard Parcelforce 24 or 48 services do not deliver on a Saturday, Sunday or bank holidays. However, we do offer the option of Parcelforce 24 Saturday delivery
There is no extra charge for deliveries to Northern Ireland or the Scottish Highlands and Islands. However, please note that delivery timescales are often longer for some of the postcodes in these areas of the UK and some of the time specific services are not available for some of these areas. Please contact us if you require clarification.
Local customers may collect from our warehouse in Newton Abbot, Devon. Please contact us if you wish to do so.
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Standard Tracked Delivery: 5 - 14 working days
DHL Express: 2 - 4 working days
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