The kit does have a strong vintage musty odor to it. Please see photos for detail. The item "Vintage Astrolabe 1812 Wooden Ship Kit Mantua Model Made in Italy" is in sale since Sunday, February 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden". The seller is "footballjamesl" and is located in Lake Wales, Florida.This item can be shipped worldwide.