Re: Monogram WWI kits?!

Matt Bittner (
Wed, 11 Oct 1995 08:25:38 -0500

On 11 Oct 95 at 9:06, Joseph R. Boeke typed diligently:

> I was pawing through a catalog the other day, and I ran accross a reference
> to two 1/72nd WWI planes produced by Monogram. The first was a Sopwith
> Camel F.1, and the other was a Fokker D.VII.
> I have never seen these kits (and suspect some sort of cruel hoax ;~), can
> anyone confirm or deny the existance of them?

They probably have the scale wrong. Those kits are probably the
ex-Aurora molds that Monogram has, so it would be closer to 1/48th
than 1/72nd. And to be nit-picky, at least the D.VII is closer to
1/46th, or some such "off scale".


Matthew Bittner WW1 Modeler, ecto subscriber, semi-new dad, PowerBuilder developer; Omaha, Nebraska
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