City of Truro - R302

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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:

The "City of Truro" was built for the Great Western Railway in 1903 and a year later became the first locomotive to haul a train at 100 miles per hour. In 1931 it was withdrawn from service and this 72 part kit builds a perfect replica of the engine as she is now preserved at the Great Western Museum at Swindon. - Taken from the 4th edition catalogue (1966)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as 'City of Truro' from City of Truro.

9th edition catalogue (1971), listed as City of Truro from 'City of Truro'.

13th edition catalogue (1976), recorded as a Series 4 kit.

13th edition catalogue (1976), listed as 'City of Truro' from City of Truro.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 3
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: Charles Oates
Artist on Box Type 4: Charles Oates

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
4th Edition (1966) Ref: R302
5th Edition (1967) Ref: R302
9th Edition (1971) Ref: R302
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 03652-4
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 03652-4
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 03652-4
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 04654-3
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 04654-3
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 04654-3
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 04654-3

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