1/48 533-98 Lindberg Lockheed Vega Winnie Mae - Post's Round the World Record Setter
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc+++
Original 1950s issue with fantastic Ray Gaedke box art. The box has like-new color and gloss, four solid corners, no fading, no price tags or tape and no marks from tag or tape. Very light, general wear is the only flaw. Kit features moving control surfaces, cockpit, rotating prop and wheels and clear display stand. Molded in white and clear with very colorful and extensive decals. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. In 1931, Post and Gatty flew the Vega 'Winnie Mae' around the world in 8 days, 15 hours and 8 minutes for a new world record. In 1933 Post tested a gyroscope automatic pilot and radio direction finder in another record flight lasting 7 days, 18 hours and 45 minutes. This aircraft is now in the Smithsonian Museum.
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