Golden Oldie Gladiator

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Golden Oldie Gladiator

Joined: October 3rd, 2004, 10:23 pm

May 21st, 2012, 3:33 pm #1

This the very old original issue Inpact 1:48 Gloster Gladiator. It has also been re-released under the Pyro label as well as the Merit and IIRC Lindberg label.
Straight from the box, but the canopy parts were missing so I acquired a vacformed replacement which I believe is from a Falcon set.
Painted in Alclad Aluminium and using the original decals to finish her they performed exceptionally well considering they are 40-50yrs old.
I inherited this from my late Grandfathers stash.
Hope you like her!









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May 21st, 2012, 3:45 pm #2



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May 21st, 2012, 4:45 pm #3

This the very old original issue Inpact 1:48 Gloster Gladiator. It has also been re-released under the Pyro label as well as the Merit and IIRC Lindberg label.
Straight from the box, but the canopy parts were missing so I acquired a vacformed replacement which I believe is from a Falcon set.
Painted in Alclad Aluminium and using the original decals to finish her they performed exceptionally well considering they are 40-50yrs old.
I inherited this from my late Grandfathers stash.
Hope you like her!









Lovely sharp build; I like this a LOT!

Stuart
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Joined: March 6th, 2005, 7:44 am

May 21st, 2012, 5:41 pm #4

This the very old original issue Inpact 1:48 Gloster Gladiator. It has also been re-released under the Pyro label as well as the Merit and IIRC Lindberg label.
Straight from the box, but the canopy parts were missing so I acquired a vacformed replacement which I believe is from a Falcon set.
Painted in Alclad Aluminium and using the original decals to finish her they performed exceptionally well considering they are 40-50yrs old.
I inherited this from my late Grandfathers stash.
Hope you like her!









The old Gladiator kit is just a good today as it was when it was first molded...some kits are just ageless wonders. You did a wonderful job on this oldie...looks great.
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Joined: August 8th, 2006, 10:16 am

May 21st, 2012, 9:00 pm #5

This the very old original issue Inpact 1:48 Gloster Gladiator. It has also been re-released under the Pyro label as well as the Merit and IIRC Lindberg label.
Straight from the box, but the canopy parts were missing so I acquired a vacformed replacement which I believe is from a Falcon set.
Painted in Alclad Aluminium and using the original decals to finish her they performed exceptionally well considering they are 40-50yrs old.
I inherited this from my late Grandfathers stash.
Hope you like her!









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Joined: October 30th, 2005, 1:44 pm

May 22nd, 2012, 12:01 am #6

This the very old original issue Inpact 1:48 Gloster Gladiator. It has also been re-released under the Pyro label as well as the Merit and IIRC Lindberg label.
Straight from the box, but the canopy parts were missing so I acquired a vacformed replacement which I believe is from a Falcon set.
Painted in Alclad Aluminium and using the original decals to finish her they performed exceptionally well considering they are 40-50yrs old.
I inherited this from my late Grandfathers stash.
Hope you like her!









Great job on this very old model, very nice silver finish, I like it much.

Serge Dompierre
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Joined: June 12th, 2008, 8:08 pm

May 22nd, 2012, 7:29 am #7

This the very old original issue Inpact 1:48 Gloster Gladiator. It has also been re-released under the Pyro label as well as the Merit and IIRC Lindberg label.
Straight from the box, but the canopy parts were missing so I acquired a vacformed replacement which I believe is from a Falcon set.
Painted in Alclad Aluminium and using the original decals to finish her they performed exceptionally well considering they are 40-50yrs old.
I inherited this from my late Grandfathers stash.
Hope you like her!









Looks great! Sometimes those 40 year old decals can really surprise you.
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Joined: August 12th, 2004, 3:14 pm

May 22nd, 2012, 1:56 pm #8

This the very old original issue Inpact 1:48 Gloster Gladiator. It has also been re-released under the Pyro label as well as the Merit and IIRC Lindberg label.
Straight from the box, but the canopy parts were missing so I acquired a vacformed replacement which I believe is from a Falcon set.
Painted in Alclad Aluminium and using the original decals to finish her they performed exceptionally well considering they are 40-50yrs old.
I inherited this from my late Grandfathers stash.
Hope you like her!









I remember this kit from when I was a kid... back then it was in the Life Like brand. The Merit kit may not be the same... The Bulldog and Fury are not the same tooling as the Inpact kits.
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Joined: February 17th, 2005, 4:42 pm

May 23rd, 2012, 4:47 pm #9

This the very old original issue Inpact 1:48 Gloster Gladiator. It has also been re-released under the Pyro label as well as the Merit and IIRC Lindberg label.
Straight from the box, but the canopy parts were missing so I acquired a vacformed replacement which I believe is from a Falcon set.
Painted in Alclad Aluminium and using the original decals to finish her they performed exceptionally well considering they are 40-50yrs old.
I inherited this from my late Grandfathers stash.
Hope you like her!









Lovely job on this golden oldie!
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