1/72 P20-149 Monogram Albatross SA-16B (Hu-16)
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Fair
Rare first issue hardbox dated 1957. This first issue is P20 and the second is PA20; the 'P' designation lasted less than a year. Molded in the correct, early high gloss silver plastic. Features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels/props, three man crew, optional position door and two survivors in a life raft. Never started. Inventoried with all parts, decals and instructions present. Instructions and decals are 'excellent'. NOTE: box is intact but has insect litho damage as shown and on the side panels. The Albatross was the primary sea rescue aircraft of the Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service, a branch of MAC - Military Airlift Command. Operational service began in 1947 and Hu-16s saw wartime action in Vietnam.
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