S VI Showboat Cotton Blossom

S VI The Showboat Cotton Blossom


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Number S VI
Name The Showboat Cotton Blossom
First year published 1952
Publisher Micromodels
Number of cards 6
Size of cards 9 x 13 cm
Scale 1 : 600
Description First issued in 1952 at 2/6d.
Reprinted in 1955 at 3/-d.
Large stocks of this reprint were passed down the line to the Watford Model Supply Co. in 1971.

Micromodelle Heidelberg and MicromodelsUSA have issued a version of the Cotton Blossom. Micromodels London has designed a wrapper, and has the intention to publish the model in the near future.

The AGK (Arbeitskreis Geschichte des Kartonmodellbaus) has published the Showboat Cotton Blossom 2/6d version. It is a supplement of the AGK-Heft issue 9, published in 2009.

The Cotton Blossom played a major role in the enormous successful 1951 film “Showboat” starring Howard Keel and Kathryn Grayson.