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35004-3 Corgi   Meteor F8 - 616 County of S Yorks Sqn RAF - CODE 3 (40 ONLY) £ 0.00
      Out of stock
  Gloster Meteor F8 WK864 "C" in the superb livery of 616 (County of South Yorkshire) Squadron, Royal Auxilary Air Force in 1951. A wonderful code 3 conversion of Corgis Meteor model commissioned by Tiger Hobbies. Code 3 is a term used to describe a model which has been converted using decals to create a different accurate replica to the original model. Comes in the original Corgi AA35004 box which has been suitably altered to reflect the model inside. Complete with uniquely numbered limited edition certificate (one of only 40 pieces worldwide) giving a comprehensive squadron history, plus a 616 Sqn drinks coaster. Only one in stock. Please note that the underwing rockets on the original model were removed to create the 616 model and there are witness marks on the underwing where they used to be.  
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Corgi aviation archive general information

(note not all this information will apply to the above model)

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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