Paratroopers - 1712

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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:

First in the new 54mm Soldier series from Airfix, these extra large figures include details to delight every wargamer. - Taken from the 6th edition catalogue (1968)

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

The Military Series of 32nd scale figures is now available in 'Super' packs containing an average of 29 figures, or the new 'Standard' packs of 14 figures. - Taken from the 15th edition catalogue (1978)

Super - 51450-9
Standard - 51550-8

1982 edition catalogue, only the standard set, 51550-8 is listed.

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

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

1995 edition catalogue, listed as British Paratroopers from British Paratroops. (6 Figures)

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

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 1712
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 1712
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 1712
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 51450-9
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 51450-9
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 51450-9
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 51450-9
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 51450-9
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 51450-9
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 51450-9
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 51450-9
1982 Edition Ref: 51550-8
1983 Edition Ref: 9 51550
1984 Edition Ref: 9 51550
1985 Edition Ref: 951550
1986 Edition Ref: 51550
1987 Edition Ref: 51550
1988 Edition Ref: 51550
1989 Edition Ref: 51550
1990 Edition Ref: 51550
1995 Edition Ref: 51550
1996 Edition Ref: 51550
2009 Edition Ref: A02701
2010 Edition Ref: A02701
2011 Edition Ref: A02701
2012 Edition Ref: A02701
2013 Edition Ref: A02701
2014 Edition Ref: A02701
2015 Edition Ref: A02701
2016 Edition Ref: A02701

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