H.M.S. Daring - F3S

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H.M.S. Daring

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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:

Over 8 inches of deck-packed details, the Radar dishes, dinghies, torpedo hoists, rotating turrets and elevating guns, it is all here in the 60-piece Airfix kit of H.M.S. DARING, even down to the anchor chain on the for'ard deck! Here is a model of the largest and most powerful of all the Daring Class Destroyers in the Royal Navy. The Airfix model of the Daring is to a Scale of 1:600, perfectly in proportion to all the other British Warships in the Airfix Series. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

13th edition catalogue (1976), listed as HMS 'Daring' from H.M.S. Daring.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1961

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: William Howard Jarvis
Artist on Box Type 6: Geoff Hunt

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: F3S
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: F3S
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: F3S
4th Edition (1966) Ref: F3S
5th Edition (1967) Ref: F3S
6th Edition (1968) Ref: F3S
7th Edition (1969) Ref: F3S
8th Edition (1970) Ref: F3S
9th Edition (1971) Ref: F3S
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01203-0
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01203-0
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01203-0
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01203-0
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01203-0
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 01203-0
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 01203-0

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