Austin Healey Sprite Mk.1 - M2C

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Austin Healey Sprite Mk.1

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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 any changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

Here is another internationally known sports car which recently acquired a string of rally successes to its credit. This 4 1/4 inch Airfix model is constructed from 52 parts and can be completed as an open sports car or hard-top. Interior features include bucket seats, windscreen, steering wheel, dash-board, gear lever and transmission cowling. Chassis details show independent front suspension and rear springs with transmission. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

1997 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1997 edition catalogue, listed as Austin Healey Sprite Mk I from Austin Healey Sprite Mk.1.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1961

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 11: Roy Cross

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: M2C
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: M2C
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: M2C
4th Edition (1966) Ref: M2C
5th Edition (1967) Ref: M2C
6th Edition (1968) Ref: M2C
7th Edition (1969) Ref: M2C
8th Edition (1970) Ref: M2C
1997 Edition Ref: 02421
1998 Edition Ref: 02421
1999 Edition Ref: 02421
2000 Edition Ref: 02421
2001 Edition Ref: 02421

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