Way Back Machine: Classic box art..

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Way Back Machine: Classic box art..

Joined: April 16th, 2008, 10:38 pm

December 7th, 2017, 10:34 pm #1

Monogram 1/48 P-47D. Ca 1967-68

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Joined: January 17th, 2008, 12:33 am

December 7th, 2017, 11:23 pm #2

+1 n/t
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Joined: April 4th, 2006, 7:00 pm

December 7th, 2017, 11:57 pm #3

Monogram 1/48 P-47D. Ca 1967-68

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Joined: June 19th, 2010, 3:26 am

December 8th, 2017, 12:41 am #4

Monogram 1/48 P-47D. Ca 1967-68

The Powers That Be decided that their tiny minds were being warped by violence, and that boxtop was replaced by this:


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Joined: May 19th, 2013, 2:03 am

December 8th, 2017, 12:43 am #5

Monogram 1/48 P-47D. Ca 1967-68

when I was 7 or 8. Up til then dad had me on a steady diet of 1/72 Airfix, Frog, and Heller kits.
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Joined: May 19th, 2013, 2:03 am

December 8th, 2017, 12:45 am #6

The Powers That Be decided that their tiny minds were being warped by violence, and that boxtop was replaced by this:

showed detail and what options the kit included.
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Joined: February 27th, 2005, 2:27 am

December 8th, 2017, 1:37 am #7

an idea of what the colors probably looked like as opposed to just saying dark green or gray on the instruction sheet.
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December 8th, 2017, 1:59 am #8

The Powers That Be decided that their tiny minds were being warped by violence, and that boxtop was replaced by this:

A group of people felt that box art didn't reflect what was inside the box. But a photo of a built model on the cover would be more truthful. Little did they now.
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Joined: June 15th, 2015, 7:57 pm

December 8th, 2017, 2:58 am #9

Monogram 1/48 P-47D. Ca 1967-68

artwork was cooler, then the Hurricane, then the P-47 Bubble top....all made me want to build them and I did..they were $1.00 in the late 1960's...sorry white boxing with built model not as cool! Mike
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Joined: April 27th, 2015, 9:31 am

December 8th, 2017, 5:27 am #10

Monogram 1/48 P-47D. Ca 1967-68

spent cartridge cases (aka bullet shells) et al, cascading from the shell ejector slots
(a' la the Commando comics that I often read)?
George, out.............
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