MV Krait commemorative product range

Krait products

Images courtesy of Tharwa Valley Forge (photographer: Mark Toogood)

MV Krait logo

A selection of original timber and nails, set aside during the restoration of the MV Krait, has been carefully crafted into a range of commemorative products – to mark the 75th anniversary of the vessel’s involvement in wartime mission Operation Jaywick.

Locally crafted by the Tharwa Valley Forge and Skyon, each piece is unique and steeped in history.

MV Krait model on base

MV Krait: Ship’s model base

Commissioned by the Australian War Memorial, and made by Canberra craftsman Kevin Miller of Skyon, this Model Base is created from original timbers taken from the restoration of the MV Krait. The Model Base has been specifically designed to accommodate a 1:35 scale model of the MV Krait (not included). The Model Base includes an operational map of Jaywick, specifications of the vessel, and a custom etching of the MV Krait. Produced in a limited edition of 10, a certificate of authenticity is also included.

Please note:

  • This listing is for the Ship’s Model Base only. Model is NOT included

$219.99
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nail

MV Krait: Historic nail, with timber stand  

These historic nails, removed from the original hull and decking of the MV Krait, have been carefully cleaned and preserved by Tharwa Valley Forge. Each nail is unique and is presented atop a wooden stand (also fashioned from original timber). Produced in a limited edition of 75, each historic nail comes with a certificate of authenticity.

$79.99
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nails

MV Krait: Historic nail

These historic nails, removed from the original hull and decking of the MV Krait, have been carefully cleaned and preserved by Tharwa Valley Forge. Each nail is unique and will be sold individually. Produced in a limited edition of 106, a certificate of authenticity will accompany each nail.

$29.99
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two up

MV Krait: Two-up set

Play a round of two-up on Anzac Day with this unique set, made from the original hull and decking timbers of the MV Krait. Locally made by Canberra craftsman Kevin Miller of Skyon, each two-up kip (or paddle) has been carefully shaped to retain the authentic qualities of the aged maritime timber. Produced in a limited edition of 75, each set comes with a certificate of authenticity.

$99.99
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frame

MV Krait: Photo frame

Designed to accentuate the historic timbers taken from the MV Krait, this photo frame would make a striking addition to any home or office. Made locally by Canberra craftsman Kevin Miller of Skyon. Produced in a limited edition of 27, each photo frame comes with a certificate of authenticity.

$129.99
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pen

MV Krait: Timber pen

Hold history in your hands with this stylish pen. Made from the original timbers of the MV Krait, each pen has been turned by local Canberra craftsman Kevin Miller of Skyon. Produced in a limited edition of 75, each timber pen comes with a certificate of authenticity.

$79.99
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pen set

MV Krait: desk set with pen

Anchored by the historic timbers taken from the MV Krait, this desk set would make a beautiful yet functional addition to your desk. Made locally by Canberra craftsman Kevin Miller of Skyon, the desk set is accompanied by a pen (also fashioned from original timber) and will accommodate standard-sized business cards. Produced in a limited edition of 25, each desk set with a certificate of authenticity.

$119.00
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dagger

MV Krait: Australian Army Stiletto (AAS) knife, miniature replica with timber stand

Handcrafted by Tharwa Valley Forge, this replica Australian Army Stiletto (AAS) knife is modelled very closely on a weapon carried by Australian Special Operations units during the Second World War. The blade has been forged from original nails taken from the MV Krait, while the handle has been turned from the vessel’s decking and hull timbers. The miniature replica knife is presented on a wooden stand (also fashioned from original timber). Produced in a limited edition of 332, each replica comes with a certificate of authenticity.

$299.99
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