M.48 Patton Tank - 1653

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M.48 Patton Tank

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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:

A new range to provide the 'Wargamer' with Transport and Armour for his 00 scale fighting figures. All items are made of tough polythene and are supplied ready assembled. - Taken from the 4th edition catalogue (1966)

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1966

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 2: Andrew Prewett

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1653
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 1653
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 1653
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 1653
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 1653
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 1653
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 09771-2
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 09771-2
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 09771-2
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 40771-3
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 40771-3
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 40771-3
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 40771-3
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 40771-3

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