Grumman F6F Hellcat - 253


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Grumman F6F Hellcat
[253]

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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 the changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

An oustanding Navel fighter of the Second World War, which served mainly in the Pacific. This kit includes U.S. and Royal Navy transfers. - Taken from the 6th edition catalogue (1968)

1996 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1996 edition catalogue, listed as Grumman F6F-3/5 Hellcat from Grumman F6F Hellcat.

1997 edition catalogue, listed as Grumman F-6F-3/5 Hellcat from Grumman F6F-3/5 Hellcat.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 2
First Issued: 1967


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 6: Ken McDonough


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 253
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 253
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 253
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 253
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 02023-9
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 02023-9
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 02023-9
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 02023-9
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 02023-9
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 02023-9
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 02023-9
1982 Edition Ref: 02023-9
1983 Edition Ref: 9 02023
1984 Edition Ref: 9 02023
1996 Edition Ref: 02023
1997 Edition Ref: 02023
1998 Edition Ref: 02023





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