BOAC 'Evolution of Flight' paintbox, 1969-1970.

BOAC 'Evolution of Flight' paintbox, 1969-1970.
2 9 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Tin box illustrated with 12 colour pictures of flying machines, including the 747 jumbo jet, the R34 Airship, the Lebaudy Dirigible, biplanes and an ancient Egyptian winged figure. The box contained a brush and 17 small pots of Humbrol colour enamel paints used for aeroplane model making. It was probably sold at Farnborough Air Show as a souvenir of the early flights of Concorde.

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