"Supermarine S6B" - 1391


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"Supermarine S6B"
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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:

Designed by the late R.J. Mitchell and forerunner of the famous Spitfire, the original S6B won the "Schneider Trophy" for Great Britain in 1931, at the then fantastic speed of over 407 miles per hour. The original from which the Airfix kit is modelled, is on display in the Science Museum, London. - Taken from the 1st edition catalogue (1962)

5th edition catalogue (1967), listed as Supermarine S6B from "Supermarine S6B".

10th edition catalogue (1973), listed as Supermarine S.6B from Supermarine S6B.

1985 edition catalogue, recorded as a Series 2 kit.

1985 edition catalogue, listed as Supermarine S6B from Supermarine S.6B.

1987 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.


Airfix Series (first appearance): 1
First Issued: 1957


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: 1391
2nd Edition (1963) Ref: 1391
3rd Edition (1964) Ref: 1391
4th Edition (1966) Ref: 1391
5th Edition (1967) Ref: 87
6th Edition (1968) Ref: 87
7th Edition (1969) Ref: 87
8th Edition (1970) Ref: 87
9th Edition (1971) Ref: 87
10th Edition (1973) Ref: 01007-4
11th Edition (1974) Ref: 01007-4
12th Edition (1975) Ref: 01007-4
13th Edition (1976) Ref: 01007-4
1984 Edition Ref: 9 60262
1985 Edition Ref: 902076
1987 Edition Ref: 01007
1988 Edition Ref: 01007
1989 Edition Ref: 01007
1990 Edition Ref: 01007





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