The Vintage Years of Airfix Box Art

Many are still being used today, a full four decades later. Inside the pages of this book are some of Roy's best artworks, shown here in full format and in superb detail, with many reproduced here in book form for the very first time.

The Vintage Years of Airfix Box Art

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The Vintage Years of Airfix Box Art
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Roy Cross
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-01 - Publisher: Crowood Press UK

Airfix has been commercially producing plastic kits since 1952 and its models have been made by successive generations of young boys and men alike. In the 1960s, a talented graphic artist called Roy Cross was commissioned to paint some of the box art for Airfix, and for a ten-year-period he
More Vintage Years of Airfix Box Art
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Roy Cross
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-31 - Publisher: Crowood

The Airfix company was formed in 1939 and, since it produced its first plastic kit in 1949, grew to be the United Kingdom's leading model kit manufacturer. Several generations of young and young-at-heart modellers have made Airfix kits and, despite turbulent times in the 1970s and 1980s when the company
Airfix Kits
Language: en
Pages: 56
Authors: Trevor Pask
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

With the aid of stringy glue and scalpel-sliced fingers, young and old have turned display cabinets and bedrooms into mini-museums, or tiny battlefields. This book looks at the fascinating tale of this British company a pioneer in the world of modelling as well as its products, its changing fortunes over
The British National Bibliography
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Arthur James Wells
Categories: Bibliography, National
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

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Forty Years of Airfix Toys
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Jeremy Brook
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-09 - Publisher: The Crowood Press

Airfix acquired the first plastic injection moulding machine in the U.K. in the mid 1940's and was soon manufacturing vast numbers of plastic toys. By 1981, when Airfix's financial woes led to takeover and the end of all production save for plastic model kits, it had made a wide variety