Vickers Armstrong Wellington B111 - 1419


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Vickers Armstrong Wellington B111
[1419]

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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:

Affectionately known during the War as the "Wimpey", the Wellington was the standard R.A.F. night-bomber from the beginning of the last War in 1939 until it was partly superseded by the heavy 4-engine bombers in 1941. The Wellington took part in many of the 1,000 bomber raids. It was built in larger quantities than any other British bomber and in all 11,450 were produced. This Airfix kit which models a Wellington III from No. 75 (New Zealand) Squadron, and constists of 72 parts, has a wing-span of over 14 inches. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Vickers Armstrong 'Wellington' BIII from Vickers Armstrong Wellington B111.

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Vickers Armstrong Wellington B.III from Vickers Armstrong 'Wellington' BIII.

1985 edition catalogue, listed as Wellington B111 from Vickers Armstrong Wellington B.III.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as Vickers Armstrong Wellington BIII from Wellington B111.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 4
First Issued: 1958


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
Artist on Box Type 4: Roy Cross
Artist on Box Type 10: Doug Gray


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 1419
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1419
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 1419
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1419
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 481
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 481
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 481
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 481
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 481
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 04001-5
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 04001-5
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 04001-5
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 04001-5
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 04001-5
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 04001-5
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 04001-5
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 04001-5
1982 Edition Ref: 04001-5
1983 Edition Ref: 9 04001
1984 Edition Ref: 9 04001
1985 Edition Ref: 904001
1986 Edition Ref: 04001
1987 Edition Ref: 04001
1988 Edition Ref: 04001
1989 Edition Ref: 04001
1990 Edition Ref: 04001
1992 Edition Ref: 04001
1993 Edition Ref: 04001
1994 Edition Ref: 04001
1995 Edition Ref: 04001
1996 Edition Ref: 04001
1997 Edition Ref: 04001
1998 Edition Ref: 04001
1999 Edition Ref: 04001
2000 Edition Ref: 04001



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