Comet Nieuport 11 - 13 3/8 Inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model, 3210-100

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Comet Nieuport 11 - 13 3/8 Inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model, 3210-100 plastic model kit

3210-100 Comet Nieuport 11 - 13 3/8 Inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

1970s issue of one of the old 1930/40/50s kit. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality printwood, stripwood and spars, fully formed wheels, rubber motor, covering tissue, propeller and detailed full size plans with building instructions. Never started and inventoried complete. 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.

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