continuing thread below
Scanned photos from quoted text. plus
some photos of actual model of the late war torpedo-carrying variant, radio call number taken from photo. No other markings visible.
Average Modeler and Builder of legacy kits Beyond the Pale. Proud builder of 3' "shelf" models for over half a century; 4' for Spits.
...and not PBJ-1Js?
Steel cuts flesh. Steel cuts bone. Steel does not cut steel. --Stephen Hunter, The 47th Samurai.
We will march on a road of bones. --Hunter S. Thompson.