3305-198 Comet De Havilland DH-4 Mail Plane - 21 inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Model Airplane
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc
Large 21" wingspan flying kit can be powered by rubber, electric and made into RC with modern servos and receivers. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, decals for US Mail aircraft, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware, wheels and canopy material (if required), colored tissue and propeller. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.
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