Paratroopers - S23


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Paratroopers
[S23]

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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:

41 pieces, incorporating Officers, N.C.O.'s and other ranks, this set also includes parachutes in the collapsed state and supplies, a long awaited addition to the combat series it will allow more ambitious action scenes to be constructed. - Taken from the 4th edition catalogue (1966)

13th edition catalogue (1976), listed as British Paratroops from Paratroopers.

1985 edition catalogue, listed as British Paras from British Paratroops.

1986 edition catalogue, listed as British Paratroops from British Paras.

1999 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1999 edition catalogue, listed as WWII British Paratroops from British Paratroops.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
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
Artist on Box Type 3: Brian Knight
Artist on Box Type 16: Brian Knight


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
4th Edition (1966) Ref: S23
5th Edition (1967) Ref: S23
6th Edition (1968) Ref: S23
7th Edition (1969) Ref: S23
8th Edition (1970) Ref: S23
9th Edition (1971) Ref: S23
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01723-9
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01723-9
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01723-9
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01723-9
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01723-9
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 01723-9
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 01723-9
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 01723-9
1982 Edition Ref: 01723-9
1983 Edition Ref: 9 01723
1984 Edition Ref: 9 01723
1985 Edition Ref: 901723
1986 Edition Ref: 01723
1987 Edition Ref: 01723
1988 Edition Ref: 01723
1989 Edition Ref: 01723
1990 Edition Ref: 01723
1992 Edition Ref: 01723
1993 Edition Ref: 01723
1994 Edition Ref: 01723
1995 Edition Ref: 01723
1996 Edition Ref: 01723
1999 Edition Ref: 01723
2000 Edition Ref: 01723
2001 Edition Ref: 01723
2002 Edition Ref: 01723
2003 Edition Ref: 01723
2004 Edition Ref: 01723
2005 Edition Ref: 01723
2006 Edition Ref: 01723
2007 Edition Ref: 01723
2008 Edition Ref: A01723
2009 Edition Ref: A01723
2010 Edition Ref: A01723
2011 Edition Ref: A01723
2012 Edition Ref: A01723
2013 Edition Ref: A01723
2014 Edition Ref: A01723
2015 Edition Ref: A01723
2016 Edition Ref: A01723





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