This unique high-quality 1:48 scale model is a faithful replica of the iconic World War II German submarine nicknamed "The Wolf of the Deep".
A 140cm long, high-end multifunctional model features running propellers, rotating periscopes and many other impressive functions are all at the touch of an infrared remote control! Six sections of the high-quality metal hull can be removed, revealing life on board including a spectacular illuminated interior.
Easy to follow, illustrated instructions can be found on our “Download Centre” where you can download them all and start building your model wherever you are!
Subscribe now and you’ll receive your first pack within 10-14 days. After that you will receive a monthly delivery* containing the next kits to continue building your U 96 U Boat.
There are 140 assembly kits in total. As part of your subscription benefits, you will also receive 3 FREE gifts during the course of your collection.
As part of your collection you‘ll have the option to order a magnificent custom-made display case for your model.
Below are the most frequently asked questions which we have answered. Please check here before you get in contact with us, as you may find we have already answered your question.
What is the U 96 U-boat collection?
The U 96 U-boat collection is a brand-new build-up model of the iconic World War II German submarine, the U 96, in 1:48 scale. This 140cm long, high-end multifunctional model has a high quality die-cast metal hull and a spectacularly illuminated red and white interior. The U 96 model has a number of exciting features, from rotating rudders and turning propellers, interior lighting and extendable periscopes, it even has the diesel sound “ASDIC ping”.
What are the model’s specifications?
When will I receive my first delivery?
You will receive the first delivery 10 to 12 business days after placing your order. Each monthly delivery thereafter will be dispatched once your monthly subscription payment has been processed.
Your subscription gifts will be delivered throughout the duration of your subscription in separate packages, rather than all at once. In the event of any gift being out of stock, or due to any circumstance beyond the control of the publisher, it will be replaced by another of equal or greater value.
How many packs are there in the collection?
There are 35 packs in the collection.
How much does each issue cost?
What payment methods are available?
Visa, Mastercard or PayPal.
Have you received my subscription request? - I have not had confirmation.
If you have subscribed online, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, please contact our Customer Service Team since there may have been a problem receiving your order, or an error with the email address used on your order form.
What are the subscription gifts and when will I receive them?
Can I get the free subscription gifts without subscribing?
No, sorry, but if you’d like to subscribe you can do so here.
What if I move house?
Please contact our Customer Service Team to let them know your new address and we will update your details accordingly. Please note you cannot change your delivery address for your subscription online.
What if my card is expired or my payment details changed? How can I update my details securely?
Please give us a call using the details in the contact section. Please make sure that you don’t share any of your payment or card information by email.
How do I cancel my subscription?
You can cancel at any time giving 28 days’ notice – please contact our Customer Service Team via telephone or email.
How do I return a pack?
If you subscribe and decide for whatever reason not to keep a received issue – please contact our Customer Service Team via telephone or email.
I have not received all my packs or gifts; how can you help?
We are sorry to hear that. If you have recently subscribed, please allow up to 10 to 12 days for the delivery of your first parcel. Our Customer Service Team can resolve this for you, please just get in touch using one of the methods in the contact section. If you email the team, please include your name and order number in the subject line.
Why have I received the wrong pack?
We will replace all your packs with the correct ones. In order for us to arrange for a replacement, please contact our Customer Service Team via phone or email. If you email the team, please include your name and subscription reference in the subject line.
What should I do if I receive a damaged Kit?
We replace any damaged pack free of charge. Please contact our Customer Service Team.
Is this collection available in shops?
No, this collection is available via subscription only.
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It may be a temporary problem, so please click refresh to reload the page. If you are experiencing problems getting through to the secure order area when trying to place a subscription, please get in touch with our Customer Service Team using one of the methods in the contact section.
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