"Santa Maria" - 1265

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"Santa Maria"

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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:

Of great historical interest, the "Santa Maria" was the Flagship of Christopher Columbus when he crossed the Atlantic to discover the Continent of America in 1492. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Santa Maria from "Santa Maria".

13th edition catalogue (1976), listed as 'Santa Maria' from Santa Maria.

1981 edition catalogue, recorded as a Snap n Glue kit.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
Rarity of early version: Rare
First Issued: 1954

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:
1st Edition (1962) Ref: 1265
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1265
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 1265
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1265
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 65
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 65
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 65
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 65
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 65
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01265-8
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01265-8
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01265-8
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01265-8
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 01265-8
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 01265-8
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 01265-8
17th Edition (1980) Ref: 01265-8
1981 Edition Ref: 61270-2
1982 Edition Ref: 61270-5

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