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Corgi Release Updates

08/09/2022
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Due in stock in September Corgi AA33321 B-17G Flying Fortress 43-37756/G ‘Milk Wagon’, 708th BS/447th BG, Rattlesden, 1944

Due in stock in September from Corgi AA33321 B-17G Flying Fortress 43-37756/G ‘Milk Wagon’, 708th BS/447th BG, Rattlesden, 1944. This 1:72 scale model is priced at £169.95. The military airfield at Rattlesden in Suffolk was constructed for American use during 1942 and was classified as an ‘A’ standard airfield. With three concrete runways and 50 dispersed aircraft hardstanding points, it was initially intended for use by twin engined Martin B-26 Marauder bombers, but when it was later felt that these aircraft would be better suited flying from bases further south,... Read More

08/09/2022
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Due in stock in September Corgi Vanguard VA14904 Ford Escort Mk2 RS2000 – Merseyside Police Model Car

Due in stock in September from Corgi Vanguard VA14904 Ford Escort Mk2 RS2000 – Merseyside Police Model 1:43 scale car, priced at £32.95 As more motorways were built in the 1960s Police traffic patrol cars diverged into two distincttypes; large 6-cylinder cars were used to patrol motorways while rapid, powerful but compactcars, often vehicles initially developed for rallying, were used in urban areas. The Escort modelledwas supplied by local Ford RS dealers Blakes, one of a second batch of 15, and entered servicewith Merseyside Police in January 1981 based at... Read More

06/09/2022
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New to pre-order Corgi AA29101 Spitfire Mk.IX MK329/JE-J(jr) W/Cdr. J.E. Johnson, No.144 Wing RCAF, ‘Beer Truck’, June 1944

New to pre-order from Corgi AA29101 Spitfire Mk.IX MK329/JE-J(jr) W/Cdr. J.E. Johnson, No.144 Wing RCAF, ‘Beer Truck’, June 1944. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £54.95. Wearing full D-Day identification markings, Spitfire MK329 JE-J ‘Junior’ was the personal mount of RAF ace pilot James Edgar ‘Johnnie’ Johnson, one of the RAF’s top scoring fighter aces of WWII and one who’s impressive tally of 34 confirmed aerial victories was scored exclusively against Luftwaffe single engined fighters. Flying extensively in support of the D-Day landings, Johnson and the... Read More

06/09/2022
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New to pre-order Corgi AA27608 Hawker Hurricane MkI P2798 LK-A, Sqn Ldr. Ian Richard ‘Widge’ Gleed RAF No. 87 Squadron

New to pre-order from Corgi AA27608 Hawker Hurricane MkI P2798 LK-A, Sqn Ldr. Ian Richard ‘Widge’ Gleed RAF No. 87 Squadron. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £54.95. When the Hawker Hurricane entered squadron service at the end of December 1937, it heralded a new era of aviation for a Royal Air Force which could now boast the introduction of their first high speed monoplane fighter. From a design perspective, the Hurricane was more evolutionary than revolutionary, taking many of its design characteristic from the successful... Read More

06/09/2022
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New to pre-order Corgi AA38511 Messerschmitt Bf 110E-2 (Trop) 3U+KS, 8./ZG 26, Derna, North Africa, 1942

New to pre-order from Corgi AA38511 Messerschmitt Bf 110E-2 (Trop) 3U+KS, 8./ZG 26, Derna, North Africa, 1942. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £76.95. With combat operations against the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain proving to be close to catastrophic for Luftwaffe Messerschmitt Bf 110 heavy fighter units, you could be forgiven for thinking that the months which followed the fighting over the UK to be a time spent licking wounds and making good losses. In actual fact, even though the Luftwaffe were... Read More

05/09/2022
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New to pre-order Corgi AA34114 Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B XT279 RAF No16 Squadron

New to pre-order from Corgi AA34114 Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S2B XT279 RAF No16 Squadron, pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £72.95. During the impressive 32 year service history of Britain’s Blackburn Buccaneer force, surely there can have been no finer looking aircraft than S.2B XT279 in her stunning black livery, even though the decision to present her in this manner was not without some controversy. The story behind this stunning scheme is that during the early 1980s, one of RAF No.16 Squadron’s Buccaneers was finished in... Read More

05/09/2022
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New to pre-order Corgi AA37811 Albatros D.V 2263/17 Otto Kissemberth, Jasta 23b, late 1917 Replica aircraft Stow Maries WWI Aerodrome, Essex

New to pre-order from Corgi AA37811 Albatros D.V 2263/17 Otto Kissemberth, Jasta 23b, late 1917 Replica aircraft Stow Maries WWI Aerodrome, Essex. Pre-orders for this 1:48 scale model are being taken at £54.95. Great War German fighter ace Otto Kissenberth has been described as being something of a character, brave and tenacious in the air, but a fighter pilot with a rather unusual trait – he flew combat missions whilst wearing his spectacles, something only two other Luftstreitkräfte fighter aces were known to have done. Given command of Royal Bavarian... Read More

05/09/2022
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New to pre-order Corgi AA38908 Fokker D VII (OAW) Ltn. Kurt Monnington, Jasta 18, Montingen (Montoy), Near Metz, August 1918

New to pre-order from Corgi AA38908 Fokker D VII (OAW) Ltn. Kurt Monnington, Jasta 18, Montingen (Montoy), Near Metz, August 1918. Pre-orders for this 1:48 scale model are being taken at £54.95. Undoubtedly one of the finest fighting aeroplanes of the Great War and definitely the most capable fighter to ever see Deutsche Luftstreitkräfte service, the Fokker D.VII was developed in response to the introduction of several new Allied fighter types, aircraft which gained a hard fought superiority of the skies over the Germans. Aircraft such as the Sopwith Camel... Read More

31/08/2022
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Due in stock soon Corgi AA39306 Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I N1801 / PS-Y ‘Coimbatore II’, RAF No.264 (Madras Presidency) Squadron, Colerne, Wiltshire, Nightfighter Aces

Due in stock soon from Corgi AA39306 Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I N1801 / PS-Y ‘Coimbatore II’, RAF No.264 (Madras Presidency) Squadron, Colerne, Wiltshire, Nightfighter Aces. This 1:72 scale model is priced at £54.95. Although the Boulton Paul Defiant fought alongside Spitfires and Hurricanes during the air battles above the Dunkirk evacuation beaches and the Battle of Britain which followed, it enjoys nothing of the widespread public recognition its two contemporaries could boast. Surprisingly, the Defiant actually made its first flight and RAF squadron introduction quite some time after both the... Read More