1914 "Old Bill" Bus - 573

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1914 "Old Bill" Bus

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including any changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

The military version of the civil "B" type bus won fame in Flanders in the First World War and the model built from this highly detailed kit is accurate in every way. It includes the boarded up windows, an army driver, officer and other rank passengers and is complete even to the separate pick and shovel, rifles and discarded packs. - Taken from the 4th edition catalogue (1966)

6th edition catalogue (1968), listed as 1914 'Old Bill Bus' from 1914 "Old Bill" Bus.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 5
First Issued: 1962

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: Roy Cross

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 573
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 573
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 573
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 573
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 573
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 05443-8
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 05443-8
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 05443-8
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 05443-8
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 05443-8

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