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Subscribe Today and receive 5 exclusive FREE gifts!

Benefits of subscription

  • FREE Magazine Binder: Keep your collectable magazines stored neatly and safe from harm with this monogrammed, hardback binder.
  • FREE Limited Edition Prints: Three poster-sized, glossy prints reveal the wonders of our solar system, the wider galaxy and beyond
  • FREE Journey to the Stars DVD: With official Nasa and Science Museum footage, this fascinating DVD contains Sir Patrick Moore’s guide to astronomy, and explains everything about the Apollo story.
  • FREE 16 Days: Columbia’s Final Mission DVD: Go inside the cockpit for the Space Shuttle Columbia’s final mission and meet the crew who boldly went where so few had gone before thanks to on board cameras.
  • FREE Toolkit:  All the specialised tools and equipment you need
  • Never miss an issue
  • Delivery of issues straight to your home

Premium Subscription!

Upgrade Today to receive this exclusive telescope worth $110

As a subscriber you get the exclusive opportunity to upgrade your subscription and receive this telescope and planisphere for only $1.50 extra an issue. You will receive this exclusive telescope, stand in 4 shipments whilst building your model solar system.


Take a close-up look at the solar system with this high-quality telescope. The precision optics allow you to see distant stars clearly, making star tracking easy and fun. Equipped with two

eyepieces (4mm and 20mm), the main barrel holds a 70mm objective Barlow lens. The scope also comes with its own heavy-duty full height tripod.



How Your Collection Builds

There are three stages in the construction of your solar system model. Assembly instructions are provided for each sub-stage.

Inside the Magazine

A collection in itself, this 24-page full colour magazine is packed with information and illustrated with the most amazing images.

Video Gallery

View our TV ad as well as step-by-step video instructions for assembly helping you to construct your model solar system with complete accuracy.

What's in each issue?

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Terms of Delivery

Standard subscription: Issue 1 is just $3.99 incl GST. Issue 2 is $9.99 incl GST. Issue 3 onward is priced at $17.99 incl GST.
Premium subscription: Issue 1 is just $3.99 incl GST. Issue 2 is $10.00 incl GST. Issue 3 onward is priced at $19.49 incl GST.
You will receive a FREE Binder with your first delivery.
You will receive FREE Limited Edition Prints with your second delivery.
You will receive a FREE Journey to the Stars DVD with your third delivery.
You will receive a FREE 16 Days: Columbia's Final Mission DVD with your fourth delivery.
You will receive a FREE Toolkit with your fifth delivery.
Subscriber gifts only available while stocks last. Gifts may differ from those shown. 
As a subscriber, you will automatically receive special issues that Eaglemoss may publish from time to time. They may be at a higher price than the regular issue. You will have the opportunity to opt out beforehand.
As a subscriber, you will automatically receive binders every 16 issues at the cost of $14.99 (inc GST
There is an additional cost of $1 per issue for postage and handling. 
Following your first delivery, you will be sent four issues every four weeks.
If you subscribe late or fall behind in payment, we will send one extra issue each delivery until you are caught up.
The solar system model is complete in 52 parts at a total cost of $913.48 inc GST, plus postage & handling for a standard subscription, $989.98 inc GST plus postage & handling for a premium subscription. A second model will be available from Issue 53.

Contact us

Telephone: (09) 308 2871
Or write to us at: 
Build A Precision Mechanical Solar System,
My Collectables, PO BOX 47906,
Ponsonby, Auckland 1144


Frequently asked questions

Q: How much does it cost to subscribe?
A: The per issue prices are as follows: $3.99 for Issue 1, $9.99 for Issue 2 and $17.99 for issue 3 onwards, plus $1 P+H per issue, if you would like to subscribe you can do so via our subscribe page.

Q: What methods of payments do you accept?
A: You can pay by Direct Debit, Visa, Delta, Mastercard or Paypal. You can subscribe online via our subscription page, or call our customer services team on (09) 308 2871 to make arrangements.

Q: I have not received all my issues, can you help?
A: Our Customer Services Team can sort this out for you. If you email the team, please include your name and subscription reference in the subject line.

Q: I have received the wrong issue/s.
A: We will replace all your issues with the correct copies. Please post your incorrect copies to othe below address with a note including your name, address, subscriber number and which issues you should have received to: Build A Precision Mechanical Solar System, My Collectables, PO BOX 47906, Ponsonby, Auckland 1144. Alternatively you can call or email our Customer Services Teams.

Q: How do I cancel my subscription?
A: You can cancel at any time giving 28 days notice – please write to us at: Build A Precision Mechanical Solar System, My Collectables, PO BOX 47906, Ponsonby, Auckland 1144. You can also email or call our Customer Services Teams. We just ask that you use up any remaining credit on your account.

Q: How does the premium subscription work?
A: The premium subscription is an exclusive offer giving you the opportunity to receive additional gifts throughout the collection by paying only $1.50 extra per issue. That means as a premium subscriber you will get all of the benefits of a regular subscription, plus you receive the telescope. For more details on all of the gifts go to our subscriptions page.

Q: If I take out a premium subscription do I still receive the other FREE subscription gifts?
A: Yes, as a premium subscriber you will receive 5 free gifts PLUS the telescope.

Q: I can't find copies in the shops – help!
A: You can ask your newsagent to place a regular order for you so you can pick up your issues from them. If you need back copies you can ask your newsagent to order them for you or just contact our Customer Services Team. Don't forget, if you take out a subscription, issues will be delivered to your door free and you get 5 great subscription gifts! Full details are given on the subscribe page of this site.

Q: I can't get through on the phone number given.
A: We have several lines dedicated to helping you, but they can be busy at peak times so please keep trying. Alternatively, please email our customer services team on:

Q: How can I get back copies?
A: You can order back copies via newsagents, our online shop, or if you prefer you can call our Customer Services department to order.

Q: What day is the collection on sale?
A: Every Thursday.

Q: How can I get copies if I live outside New Zealand?
A: I’m sorry, this updated collection is only available in the UK and Eire and Australia at the moment.

Q: I can’t see some of the pages on the website. Help!
A: 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 order, please email us on the customer service website enquiry email address.

Q: How many issues is my model solar system complete in?
A: Your model solar system will be complete in 52 issues. From issue 53 onwards, you will be able to build a Sun, Moon & Earth Orbiter’

Q: Help! I’m struggling to build my model solar system.
A: We have assembly videos on our website to help you build your model solar system. If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact customer services.