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Bachmann Mini-Planes SPAD XIII Circa 1970

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    Posted 2 years ago

    fortapache
    (2479 items)

    Actually a pair of SPADs. The first one I got was mailed in an envelope and thus arrived somewhat crushed. Bachmann Mini-Planes are plastic so they are not the most rugged of toys. Thus they can not be mailed in an envelope even a padded one. I managed to get most of it back together but I still needed another.
    Got one today in a slightly crushed box but the model was fine and it was the low price of $5. This one has an earlier style box where a tab on the back of the box is opened to be hung at a peg at the toy store. Not too many toy stores around anymore. Anyway this is 1:100 scale which is large for a Mini-Plane. But Mini-Planes are roughly all the same size but different scales similar to Matchbox cars.
    The SPAD XIII was a French late WWI fighter plane. It was a successful plane and over 8,000 were built. It had the usual dual machine guns that shot through the propeller
    . An exciting Matchbox Monday coming up so stay tuned!

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Love these WW1 planes, they're fantastic
    2. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 2 years ago
      I didn't know about this series. I also love WW I aircraft. The Spad was fast for that era.
    3. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much Newfld.

      Thank you very much Toyrebel. Yes the SPAD was about the fastest back then.
    4. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      Newfld
      fattytail
      nutsabotas6
      TassieDevil
      Toyrebel
      EJW-54
      elanski
      TheGateKeeper
      AnnaB
      Watchsearcher
      blunderbuss2
      Johnsmith
      vetraio50
      Caperkid
      dlpetersen
      Manikan
    5. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you buckethead.
    6. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      PhilDMorris
      ttomtucker
    7. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you Brunswick.
    8. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      SEAN68
      ttomtucker
    9. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 2 years ago
      I just got a couple of Lintoy planes the other day in plastic cases. These are kewl as well!!
    10. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 2 years ago
      I just got a couple of Lintoy planesand a Cox the other day in plastic cases. These are kewl as well!!

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