Battle of Britain Class "Biggin Hill" - R501

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Battle of Britain Class "Biggin Hill"

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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:

Built in 1946 for express passenger services, the 'Battle of Britain' class is easily recognised by the stream-lined casing. Most of the class are named after R.A.F. Squadrons or airfields. - Taken from the 6th edition catalogue (1968)

9th edition catalogue (1971), listed as Battle of Britain Class 'Biggin Hill' from Battle of Britain Class "Biggin Hill".

Airfix Series (first appearance): 5
First Issued: 1968

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:
6th Edition (1968) Ref: R501
7th Edition (1969) Ref: R501
8th Edition (1970) Ref: R501
9th Edition (1971) Ref: R501
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 05651-7
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 05651-7
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 05651-7
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 05651-7
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 05651-7
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 05651-7
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 05651-7

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