Super Marine Walrus II - 1404


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Super Marine Walrus II
[1404]

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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 name Walrus was first given to this aircraft when it entered service with the R.A.F. in 1935. It was developed from the original Supermarine "Seagull" of 1922. Designed as a fleet spotter, it achieved fame during the war in a different role, that of an air-sea rescue aircraft. It was one of the few amphibians to be used during the war, and due to its ability to land and take off from land or sea, it was ideally suited for the job, a job which it carried out in many theatres of war. This Airfix kit of the Walrus contains 48 parts and makes into a striking scale model with a 7 3/4" wing span. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Supermarine 'Walrus' II from Super Marine Walrus II.

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Supermarine Walrus II from Supermarine 'Walrus' II.

1987 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 2
Rarity of early version: Rare
First Issued: 1957


Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: Charles Oates
Artist on Box Type 4: Roy Cross
Artist on Box Type 16: Adam Tooby


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 1404
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1404
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 282
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 282
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 282
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 282
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 282
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 282
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 282
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 02002-2
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 02002-2
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 02002-2
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 02002-2
1987 Edition Ref: 02002
1988 Edition Ref: 02002
1989 Edition Ref: 02002
2009 Edition Ref: A02002
2010 Edition Ref: A02002
2011 Edition Ref: A02002
2012 Edition Ref: A02002



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