Sherwood Castle - 1685


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Sherwood Castle
[1685]

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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:

A snap-together castle including the infamous Sheriff of Nottingham and soldiers opposed by Robin Hood and his merry men. The scale figures may be painted to your own design to reproduce authentic fight scenes. Castle and figures available separately. - Taken from the 6th edition catalogue (1968)

7th edition catalogue (1969), listed as Sherwood Castle Set from Sherwood Castle.

1993 edition catalogue, listed as Robin Hood from Sherwood Castle Set.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
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: Andrew Prewett
Artist on Box Type 3: Roy Cross


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 1685
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 1685
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 1685
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 1685
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 09702-6
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 09702-6
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 09702-6
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 40702-7
1993 Edition Ref: 06702
1994 Edition Ref: 06702
1995 Edition Ref: 06702
1996 Edition Ref: 06702





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