US Paratroops - 51464-8

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US Paratroops

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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 the 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 13th edition catalogue (1976)

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 - 51464-8
Standard - 51564-7

1982 edition catalogue, listed as US Paratroopers from US Paratroops.

1982 edition catalogue, only the standard set, 51564-7 is listed.

1985 edition catalogue, listed as U.S. Paras from US Paratroopers.

1986 edition catalogue, listed as US Paratroops from U.S. Paras.

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Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
First Issued: 1976

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

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 51464-8
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 51464-8
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 51464-8
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 51464-8
1982 Edition Ref: 51564-7
1984 Edition Ref: 9 51564
1985 Edition Ref: 951564
1986 Edition Ref: 51564
1987 Edition Ref: 51564
1988 Edition Ref: 51564
1989 Edition Ref: 51564
1990 Edition Ref: 51564
2009 Edition Ref: A02711
2010 Edition Ref: A02711
2011 Edition Ref: A02711
2012 Edition Ref: A02711
2013 Edition Ref: A02711
2014 Edition Ref: A02711
2015 Edition Ref: A02711
2016 Edition Ref: A02711


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