Fairey Battle - 259

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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 large single-engined bomber was the standard equipment of the R.A.F. in 1939. High losses led to its withdrawal and re-introduction as a trainer. - Taken from the 6th edition catalogue (1968)

1987 edition catalogue, recorded as a Series 3 kit.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 2
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
Artist on Box Type 5: Ken McDonough
Artist on Box Type 6: Ken McDonough
Artist on Box Type 16: Adam Tooby

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 259
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 259
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 259
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 259
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 02029-7
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 02029-7
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 02029-7
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 02029-7
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 02029-7
1987 Edition Ref: 03032
1988 Edition Ref: 03032
2010 Edition Ref: A03032
2011 Edition Ref: A03032
2012 Edition Ref: A03032

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