H.M.S. Hotspur - F5S


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H.M.S. Hotspur
[F5S]

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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:

This famous 'Hero' class destroyer played a leading role in the earliest naval action of last war. It also took part in D-Day invasion. 73-part kit making accurately scaled model with rotating gun turrets. - Taken from the 3rd edition catalogue (1964)

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


Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1964


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:
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: F5S
4th Edition (1966) Ref: F5S
5th Edition (1967) Ref: F5S
6th Edition (1968) Ref: F5S
7th Edition (1969) Ref: F5S
8th Edition (1970) Ref: F5S
9th Edition (1971) Ref: F5S
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01205-6
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01205-6
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01205-6
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01205-6
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01205-6
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 01205-6
1982 Edition Ref: 01205-6





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