P.S. Great Western - 802

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P.S. Great Western

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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 historic paddle steamer was launched in 1837 and first crossed to America in 1838. This super detailed model is built from 208 parts, and includes vacuum formed sails used for auxiliary power. - Taken from the 5th edition catalogue (1967)

13th edition catalogue (1976), listed as PS 'Great Western' from P.S. Great Western.

16th edition catalogue (1979), listed as 'Great Western' from PS 'Great Western'.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as part of the Classic Ships Special Editions range.

1987 edition catalogue, listed as PS Great Western from 'Great Western'.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 8
First Issued: 1968

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

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 802
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 802
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 802
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 802
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 802
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 08252-3
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 08252-3
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 08252-3
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 08252-3
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 08252-3
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 08252-3
1987 Edition Ref: 08252
1988 Edition Ref: 08252
1989 Edition Ref: 08252
1990 Edition Ref: 08252

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