Paddle Engine - 623

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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 fascinating kit is of the Maudsley oscillating cylinder engine of 1827, used to power a paddle steamer on the Thames. Over 120 parts go together to make a motorized working model. - Taken from the 6th edition catalogue (1968)

Airfix Series (first appearance): 6
Rarity of early version: Scarce
First Issued: 1969

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 16: Photo

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 623
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 623
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 623
9th Edition (1971) Ref: C601S
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 06551-1
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 06551-1
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 06551-1
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 06870-9
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 06870-9
2012 Edition Ref: A08870
2013 Edition Ref: A08870
2014 Edition Ref: A08870
2015 Edition Ref: A08870

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