Coastal Defence Assault Set - 1693

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Coastal Defence Assault Set

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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 superb new set complements the range. A commando amphibious landing may be portrayed, attacking coastal defenses. Armoured vehicles supplied are tanks, a 155mm self-propelled gun and a DUKW amphibious truck. British commandos, German troops, tank traps and sand-bagged positions complete the set. - Taken from the 9th edition catalogue (1971)

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1971

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 4: Brian Knight

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 1693
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 51652-3
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 51652-3
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 51652-3
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 40603-1
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 40603-1
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 40603-1
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 40603-1
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 40603-1

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