Supermarine Spitfire VB - 04100-1


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Supermarine Spitfire VB
[04100-1]

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There may also be extra information underneath the main catalogues description.

Airfix Catalogue description:

Probably the greatest fighter aircraft of all time, the Spitfire established a reputation in the Battle of Britain that carried through the war years and has survived to this day. Designed by a team headed by R. J. Mitchell, the prototype Spitfire made its first flight in March 1936, and in all a total of 22,759 aircraft were built. It is fitting that a kit of this famous aircraft be included early in this new 1:48th scale series, and even more so, that the model chosen is that of a Mk. VB, one of the largest production variants. Full cockpit detail is provided in this 53-part kit and optional items and markings enable one of two versions to be built, a European-based aircraft or a tropical Spitfire VB flown by one of Britain's most famous fighter pilots. - Taken from the 14th edition catalogue (1977)

1983 edition catalogue, listed as Spitfire VB from Supermarine Spitfire VB.

1984 edition catalogue, listed as Supermarine Spitfire VB from Spitfire VB.

1986 edition catalogue, listed as Spitfire VB from Supermarine Spitfire VB.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as Supermarine Spitfire VB from Spitfire VB.

1992 and 1993 Edition - Also listed as a "new kit Spitfire VB" 1:48 (10008)

2014 - New Tool

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Airfix Series (first appearance): 4
First Issued: 1977


Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 6: Ken McDonough
Artist on Box Type 10: Gavin McLeod
Artist on Box Type 10: Doug Gray
Artist on Box Type 16: Adam Tooby


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 04100-1
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 04100-1
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 04100-1
1982 Edition Ref: 04100-1
1983 Edition Ref: 9 04100
1984 Edition Ref: 9 04100
1985 Edition Ref: 904100
1986 Edition Ref: 04100
1987 Edition Ref: 04100
1988 Edition Ref: 04100
1989 Edition Ref: 04100
1990 Edition Ref: 04100
1992 Edition Ref: 04100
1993 Edition Ref: 04100
1994 Edition Ref: 04100
1995 Edition Ref: 04100
1996 Edition Ref: 04100
1997 Edition Ref: 04100
1998 Edition Ref: 04100
1999 Edition Ref: 04100
2000 Edition Ref: 04100
2001 Edition Ref: 04100
2002 Edition Ref: 04100
2003 Edition Ref: 04100
2004 Edition Ref: 04100
2005 Edition Ref: 04100
2006 Edition Ref: 04100
2007 Edition Ref: 04100
2008 Edition Ref: A04100
2009 Edition Ref: A04100
2010 Edition Ref: A04100
2014 Edition Ref: A05125
2015 Edition Ref: A05125
2016 Edition Ref: A05125
2017 Edition Ref: A05125
2018 Edition Ref: A05125
2020 Edition Ref: A05125A



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