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, airships, 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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