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PR99405 Corgi   SBD-3 Dauntless - VB-6 - Richard Best, Battle of Midway. LE £ 0.00
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  Excellent Corgi Predator model of the Douglas Dauntless SBD-3 in the superb markings of Black B1 of VB6 "Bombing 6" Sqn, US Navy, based on the carrier USS Yorktown in June 1942. The aircraft was piloted by Lt Richard H Best when he attacked and sank the Japanese carrier Akagi during the Battle of Midway. Finished in light grey camouflage, this is an essential model for any collection. Comes complete with exquisite panel detailing, optional undercarriage and canopy positions plus display stand and limited edition certificate. Now quite hard to find  
 
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Corgi aviation archive general information

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The Corgi Aviation Archive features a vast selection of diecast model airplanes in 1:144, 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 scales and has become the standard by which all other ranges are judged. Each Corgi model is based on a specific aircraft from an important historical or modern era of flight, and has been authentically detailed from original documents and archival material. Subject aircraft in the Aviation Archive appeal to all aviation enthusiasts and every diecast model airplane includes such features as:

  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Interchangeable landing gear with rotating wheels.
  • Poseable presention stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Many limited editions with numbered certificate of authenticity.
  • Detailed pilots and crew members (1:72/1:32).
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards (1:72/1:32).
  • Selected interchangeable features such as airbrakes, opened canopies and access panels (1:72/1:32).
  • Selected moving parts such as gun turrets, control surfaces and swing-wings (1:72/1:32).
 
 
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