Beam Engine - 621

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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:

This is the first of a new series of Museum Models reproducing in miniature fundamental scientific and engineering principles. This model of the steam powered beam engine is fully working and powered by a small electric motor provided in the kit. - Taken from the 5th edition catalogue (1967)

Airfix Series (first appearance): 5
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1966

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 16: Photo

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 621
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 621
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 621
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 621
9th Edition (1971) Ref: C501S
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 05551-8
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 05551-8
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 05551-8
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 05870-6
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 05870-6
2008 Edition Ref: A05870
2009 Edition Ref: A05870
2010 Edition Ref: A05870
2011 Edition Ref: A05870
2012 Edition Ref: A05870
2013 Edition Ref: A05870

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