Scorpion Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicle - 02312-6


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Scorpion Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicle
[02312-6]

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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:

Designed to replace the Ferret scout car, Scorpion is in service with the British Army, and large export orders are in hand for this highly maneuverable ARV. Optional parts and markings allows a Rarden-cannon armed version, the Scimitar, to be built. - Taken from the 11th edition catalogue (1974)

13th edition catalogue (1976), recorded as a Series 1 kit.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as Scorpion Scout from Scorpion Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicle.

1993 edition catalogue, listed as Scorpion Tank from Scorpion Scout.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 2
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1974


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


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 02312-6
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 02312-6
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01320-4
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01320-4
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 01320-4
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 01320-4
1982 Edition Ref: 61320-6
1987 Edition Ref: 01320
1988 Edition Ref: 01320
1989 Edition Ref: 01320
1990 Edition Ref: 01320
1992 Edition Ref: 01320
1993 Edition Ref: 01320
1994 Edition Ref: 01320
1995 Edition Ref: 01320
1996 Edition Ref: 01320
1997 Edition Ref: 01320
1998 Edition Ref: 01320
1999 Edition Ref: 01320
2000 Edition Ref: 01320
2001 Edition Ref: 01320
2002 Edition Ref: 01320
2003 Edition Ref: 01320
2004 Edition Ref: 01320
2005 Edition Ref: 01320
2006 Edition Ref: 01320
2007 Edition Ref: 01320
2008 Edition Ref: A01320
2009 Edition Ref: A01320



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