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Airfix Magazine Guides by Dan Parish Topic: Airfix Publications

These small A5-sized books were hardback, in black/white. First produced in 1974 and were released two at a time, usually four a year. A total of 28 are known, these are listed below with their authors name and the books blurb. They were published by Patrick Stephens Ltd.

Frog Penguin Topic: Airfix Publications

There was once a toy that was available in every hobby store, in supermarkets, department stores and the occasional hardware store, yes even in souvenir shops and gas stations. It was every boy’s dream to own at least one of them and was a favourite gift to receive on birthdays and at Chris...

Airfix to Humbrol Paint List by Dan Parish Topic: Modelling help

Airfix to Humbrol Paint List

Humbrol Authenticard by Dan Parish Topic: Modelling help

In 1975 Humbrol Limited, then a divison of Borden (UK)  Limited, released the first in a series of modellers reference library card  entitled Authenticard. These were “a selection of authentic painting and  information sheets covering Aircraft, Aircraft Insignia and Armou...

A Brief History of Airfix by Dave James & Dan Parish Topic: Airfix History

A brief history of Airfix. I do not intend to repeat more in-depth works such as Arthur Ward's Model World of Airfix, or Stephen Knight's Let's Stick Together.

Airfix - Britains Next Top Model? by Dan Parish Topic: Airfix History

One of the most famous names in toys is back, after going bust.

Airfix Catalogues by Dave James & Dan Parish Topic: Airfix History

Airfix Catalogues

Airfix Packaging Styles - Type by Dave James & Dan Parish Topic: Airfix History

The term type refers to the layout, artwork and design of the header card. The header card is the piece of folded paper that is stapled to the top of the plastic bag that contains the kit parts. On the front of the header card is the name of the kit and a picture of the model.

Trains and Cars reference books Topic: Reference Books

Referance books of Trains and Cars.

Wargames and figures reference books Topic: Reference Books

Miniature wargames have been around since bebore plastic. This selection of books are aimed at wargames and figure modellers.

Tanks reference books Topic: Reference Books

Tanks are a favourite of modellers worldwide. Here are a selection of Tank reference books.

Ship reference books Topic: Reference Books

On the heals, or the stern, of the ShipCraft series. Here are a selection of Ship modeling reference books.

ShipCraft series of reference books Topic: Reference Books

The ‘ShipCraft’ series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships and changes in their app...

Aircraft reference books Topic: Reference Books

Aircraft referance books for the modeller.

Flight Craft Series of reference books Topic: Reference Books

The Flight Craft series of books are a great source of referance material for the aircraft modeller. Modeller's will find that these colourful and informative books offer something to provoke interest and fuel the imagination.

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