Cutty Sark - A50045


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Cutty Sark
[A50045]

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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:

The Cutty Sark, built in Dumbarton is the best known of all the clippers and in her hey-day was the fastest of them all. She could carry 32,000 square feet of sail giving her a maximum speed of over 17 knots. Employed in the tea trade, she was used to speed the new seasons crop from China to London where the crews hoped to gain the prestige of being the first back. Since 1957 she has been in dry-dock in Greenwich, London, attracting visitors from all around the world. This much loved ship was almost destroyed by fire on May 21st 2007.

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First Issued: 2008


Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 15: Geoff Hunt


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
2008 Edition Ref: A50045
2009 Edition Ref: A50045
2010 Edition Ref: A50045
2011 Edition Ref: A50045
2012 Edition Ref: A50045
2013 Edition Ref: A50045
2014 Edition Ref: A50045
2015 Edition Ref: A50045
2016 Edition Ref: A50045



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