So many different eras were covered by Airfix. My hobby shop had shelves of little boxes and terrain and tanks.
It was a great time to be a kid.
One of the best tricks in life is to sustain your childhood enthusiasm for hobbies into your adulthood, so that you can combine this youthful enthusiasm with an adult’s greater financial capacity to indulge in those hobbies on a much larger scale.
yes but those stores and stock were long gone by the time I had disposable cash. 😞
Now the next step is to go buy or if you still have those old plastic army men 3" and the plastic tanks and get your self some ships that float and build yourself a big pond and now have naval battles and Amp landings on shores.
Just like playing with Garden trains in your back yard.
…because my I.D. charts approach the subject from a different angle: in almost every case, they simply show one representative sculpt for each nationally-distinctive design produced to depict each unit type that has appeared in A&A over the years.Â The charts mostly ignore the many variations (some minor and some major) that have been seen in the sculpts – for example, the two versions of the Japanese field artillery piece, which was produced with the undercarriage either folded for towing or deployed for firing.Â The only exceptions I made were for the Panther tank, the 88mm AAA gun and the Stuka dive-bomber (interestingly, all three being German units) because of the peculiar evolution of those three units over the course of A&A’s production history (especially in the case of the gun and the plane, which started out as completely different – and incorrectly-used – units compared to their current status).
Thanks again Marc, I had forgotten about his thread. this will be very helpful as well. 🙂