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My Lead Soldier Collection – RAF Battle of Britain


I have never actually written a post about the Battle of Britain but there is one about the two planes the Spitfire and the Hurricane.

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Age of Innocence – 1956, Model Aircraft and Flat Pack Furniture

spitfire airfix model

An Airfix kit was notoriously difficult to assemble and the only absolute certainty was that once it was finished it definitely wouldn’t look anything like the picture on the box.

Getting the fuselage and the wings snapped together was usually a fairly straightforward procedure but things quickly became increasingly complicated after that, with fiddly little bits and pieces that required huge dexterity, great precision and unnatural amounts of patience to position into exactly the right place.

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