St. Louis - 09257-1

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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 impressive French warship was built by the Dutch in 1626 and was one of five such ships bought by Cardinal Richelieu in an effort to modernise the French Navy. Displacing some 1200 tons and carrying 60 guns, the St. Louis in kit form has 189 parts plus sails, rigging and flags. - Taken from the 10th edition catalogue (1973)

13th edition catalogue (1976), listed as 'St. Louis' from St. Louis.

1988 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1988 edition catalogue, listed as part of the Classic Ships Special Editions range.

1988 edition catalogue, listed as St. Louis from 'St. Louis'.

1993 edition catalogue, listed as St Louis 1626 from St. Louis.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 9
Rarity of early version: Rare
First Issued: 1973

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 4: Brian Knight
Artist on Box Type 16: Mike Trim

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 09257-1
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 09257-1
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 09257-1
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 09257-1
14th Edition (1977) Ref: 09257-1
15th Edition (1978) Ref: 09257-1
1988 Edition Ref: 09257
1989 Edition Ref: 09257
1990 Edition Ref: 09257
1992 Edition Ref: 09257
1993 Edition Ref: 09257

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