AV I Bristol Brabazon and Havilland Comet
|Name||Bristol Brabazon and Havilland Comet|
|First year published||1949|
|Number of cards||6|
|Size of cards||9 x 13 cm|
|Scale||Brabazon 1:400 , Comet 1:200|
|Description||First isssued in late 1949 at 1/8d. Catalogued as out of print during 1952.
Re-issued in 1953 at the price of 2/6d.
The cards have been printed in silver.
No stocks passed to Broadway Approvals in 1956.
This is another Heighway topical model as both Brabazon and Comet were big news in 1949. The Brabazon being the world’s largest civil land plane, and the Comet was the world’s first jet airliner.
Micromodels London has designed a wrapper, and has the intention to publish the model in the near future.