8th Army - 1805

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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:

A series of large scale (1/32nd) soldiers from Airfix. Each set contains 29 soldiers in various combat positions. Because of the large scale there is a wealth of detail on these models. Each one can be painted to your own specifications for extra realism. - Taken from the 8th edition catalogue (1970)

14th edition catalogue (1977), listed as British 8th Army from 8th Army.

The Military Series of 32nd scale figures is now available in 'Super' packs containing an average of 29 figures, or the new 'Standard' packs of 14 figures. - Taken from the 15th edition catalogue (1978)

Super - 51456-7
Standard - 51556-6

1987 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
First Issued: 1971

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: Brian Knight
Artist on Box Type 4: William Stallion

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 1805
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 1805
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 51456-7
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 51456-7
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 51456-7
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 51456-7
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 51456-7
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 51456-7
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 51456-7
1987 Edition Ref: 51556
1988 Edition Ref: 51556
1989 Edition Ref: 51556
1990 Edition Ref: 51556
2009 Edition Ref: A02707
2010 Edition Ref: A02707
2011 Edition Ref: A02707
2012 Edition Ref: A02707
2013 Edition Ref: A02707
2014 Edition Ref: A02707
2015 Edition Ref: A02707

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