S.S. France - F602S

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S.S. France

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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:

The 66,000 ton France, pride of the French line, is the world's longest liner. She was launched by Mme. de Gaulle and sailed on her maiden voyage to New York on the 3rd February 1962. She carries 2,000 passengers and has a crew of 1,000. The S.S. France is reproduced in superb detail by this 148-part kit. Finished model measures 20 3/4 inches long. - Taken from the 3rd edition catalogue (1964)

13th edition catalogue (1976), listed as SS 'France' from S.S. France.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 6
Rarity of early version: Rare
First Issued: 1963

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 3: William Howard Jarvis

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: F602S
4th Edition (1966) Ref: F602S
5th Edition (1967) Ref: F602S
6th Edition (1968) Ref: F602S
7th Edition (1969) Ref: F602S
8th Edition (1970) Ref: F602S
9th Edition (1971) Ref: F602S
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 06202-2
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 06202-2
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 06202-2
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 06202-2
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 06202-2
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 06202-2
16th Edition (1979) Ref: 06202-2

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