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Great gifts for your Dad or husband are available here at The Big Basket. Ocean travel may have modernised, but no motorboat or ocean liner will surpass the beauty of an old wooden sailing ship. Exhibit historic beauty in your home or office with The Big Basket’s range of yachts and model sail boats. Made out of only the finest materials by the most skilled craftsmen, these are pieces designed to sit proudly on your desk or mantle and become a stunning focal point. Appreciate quality with our meticulously detailed models spanning numerous countries, ages and styles of ship-building. Among the finest model boats Australia has on offer, The Big Basket’s range includes the famed Australia II, crafted from original plans, right down to the design of the controversial winged keel. For those looking for aged beauty, we stock a wide range of earlier model yachts, including the Atlantic – the fastest boat to cross the Atlantic Ocean for nearly a century, and Bluenose – the pride of Nova Scotia. We also offer a selection of simple sailing boats, row boats and schooners. Our models are uncompromising in detail, quality and style. Handmade by the experts in model boats. Each model requires only minimum assembly. Just put up the masts and admire its grace. Each is a piece out of time. So well replicated, you can almost see the wind flutter the sail. These model yachts, and other decorative pieces available at The Big Basket, will add character to any board room or executive work place. Yours would be the office that others notice and remember. Our beautiful sea plane is made from mahogany, detailed by hand, stained, painted and polished to bring you a plane to be enjoyed. We offer more for sale than just models. We also offer a great selection of homewares and decorative pieces , displaying charm and sophistication. Alongside our model sail boats, browse our range of designer baskets for sale to add some style to your next outing, or make an impression with a beautiful birthday cake on a gorgeous cake stand. Whatever your taste and whatever the occasion, The Big Basket has something that will bring joy and pleasure to everyday living. With products for the kitchen, the family room, his study and her lounge, we can turn your home into a welcoming and elegant space that reflects your own unique style. There are a many gifts in our home and giftware range for him that will be a pleasure to own or give.

3 Mast Schooner
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Wooden schooner. This beautiful model boat is fitted with sails and rigging to replicate a three mast schooner. The detail has been worked on by craftsmen who carefully finished this wooden sail boat. The top sails and rigging are well presented. Pe....
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3 Mast Schooner
Antique Brass Globe Bookends
$70.00 Each
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Set of 2 antique brass globe bookends. Detailed map on the globe. Quality finish to these bookends allow for beautifull display of your books.

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Antique Brass Globe Bookends
Atlantic sailing boat
$164.95 Each
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Beautiful handcrafted replica of the original Atlantic racing yacht. These yachts were classed as the fastest sailing boats in their time. Good detailing to rigging and sails. Ideal model sailing boat for study or beach home. A great gift.
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Atlantic sailing boat
Black Leather Wall Clock
$165.00 Each
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Adding charm and simplicity to your home this 30cm wall clock features a black leather finished casing. The easy to read numbers are featured on a white faced background.
Clock has been made by Daniel Ashley Clock Company.....
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Black Leather Wall Clock
Brown Leather Wall Clock
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Adding charm and simplicity to your home this 30cm wall clock features a brown leather finished casing. The easy to read numbers are featured on a white faced background.
Clock has been made by Daniel Ashley Clock Company.....
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Brown Leather Wall Clock
Brown Leather Wallet
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Brown leather wallet. Soft finish with many areas for credit cards, notes and coins.....
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Brown Leather Wallet
Cessna Seaplane Model
$90.00 Each
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Made from solid mahogany this hand carved cessna seaplane model, with historically correct details, would be a delight to own.
For delivery to you this model is crafted with removable wings and propeller, which are easily assembled on delivery. ....
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Cessna Seaplane Model
Endeavour sailing boat
$120.00 Each
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Handcrafted Endeavour sailing boat is an authentic model of the British challenge yacht to the America's Cup.
This yacht requires minor assembly of the mast and rigging. Display your finished yacht in minutes.
60cm L....
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Endeavour sailing boat
Leather Wallet
$50.00 Each
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Grey leather wallet. plenty of room for credit card, notes and coins....
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Leather  Wallet
Leather Tan Wallet
$45.00 Each
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Light tan leather wallet. Soft finish with many areas for credit cards, notes and coins.....
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Leather Tan Wallet
Red/Brown leather Wallet
$38.00 Each
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Red/brown leather wallet for notes, credit cards, licence or small photo. Very neat in size.....
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Red/Brown leather Wallet
Riva Boat
$120.00 Each
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Riva Speed Boat
Authentic timber Riva speed boat. Beautifully hand crafted. A great addition to your home. This is not a toy but a desktop model.
Approx sizes 50cm x 15cm x 15cm....
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Riva Boat
Sailing Boat Blue & Red
$45.00 Each
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Model blue and red yacht with detailed hull and deck. Sails and rigging need easy assembly making this sail boat ready to display within minutes. The length of the hull is 26cm not including jib boom, making this an ideal smaller size model.....
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Sailing Boat Blue & Red
Sailing Boat Cream
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Model Sailing boat with cream and blue hull. Has good detail to hull, sails and rigging. This handcrafted yacht is perfect for that nautical feel. Some easy assembly required on sails and rigging. Mast with sails need to be raised. No tools required.....
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Sailing Boat Cream
Silver Labrador ornament
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Charming, ceramic Labrador dog ornament with head turning right. Great gift for the labrador fancier.
Silver metallic finish. Detailed to perfection the labrador would be a great gift

23cm L X 6.5cm W X 19cm H....
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Silver Labrador  ornament
Southampton Wall Clock
$120.00 Each
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Nickel Chrome decorativeSouthampton wall clock, suspended by a quality leather strap. Nickel chrome wall hook also supplied.
This lovely piece would enhance any home or office.
Easy to read.
25cm D face....
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Southampton wall clock
Speed Boat Model Green Hull
$40.00 Each
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Small model speed boat,with a painted green hull and timber stained deck.
Excellent hand crafted speed boat. Similar in design to Chris Craft.
Ideal model to start your collection, or give as a gift.
25cm L....
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Speed Boat Model Green Hull
St Thomas Silver Tyre Clock
$140.00 Each
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Quality Nickel Chrome finish.
Statement piece that can be free-standing or hung on a wall. Easy to read numbers.
40cm H x 26cm W

Batteries not included.....
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St Thomas Silver Tyre Clock
Tan Leather Wallet
$38.00 Each
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Tan leather wallet. Ideal for notes, credit cards, licence or small photo.....
Code:BB943T
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Tan Leather Wallet
Taupe Leather Wallet
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Soft leather wallet in taupe colour. Plenty of compartments for credit cards. Also has 2 note areas as well as coin purse.....
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Taupe Leather Wallet
Timber Finish Photo Frame L
$25.00 Each
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Gloss timber finish photo frame.

Measures: 34cm H X 29cm W
Larger photo size: 8" X 10".....
Code:BBOH0463
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Timber Finish Photo Frame L
Timber finish Photo Frame M
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Gloss timber finish frame.

Measures: 27cm H X 22cm W
Photo size: 5" X 7".....
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Timber finish Photo Frame M
Timber Finish Photo Frame S
$22.00 Each
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Gloss timber finish frame.

Measures: 24cm H X 19cm W
Photo size: 4" X 6".....
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Timber Finish Photo Frame S
Wall Clock with open face
$180.00 Each
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Nickel Chrome and glass finish.
Nickel chrome numerical face and border.
Transparent design allows for the wall finish to show through on the open face.
30cm D....
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Wall Clock with open face
World Globe medium
$70.00 Each
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Quality medium sized world globe. Would be a feature in any study, library,living room or student bedroom.
Large amount of detail shown in the maps. Plan your travel trips. A great revolving globe for the desktop. Encourage knowledge of world co....
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World Globe medium