1/12 2602 Comet Albatros D-V - 28 Inch Wingspan Rubber Free Flight / RC / Control Line Flying Wood Model Kit - (DV)
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: Fair
1970s issue Comet deluxe flying model kit. Features 28 inch wingspan, rubber power or optional gas control line or Radio Control, a large number of plastic details such as cowling, radiator, machine gun, pilot and more. Also makes an nice large scale static model. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. 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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