When it comes to model-building, Revell are the old kids on the block, having inspired many youngsters into enthusiasts as early as 1945 with models and paints such as this B-17F Memphis Belle Model Kit.
Having started with draftsman Bob Reder and a set of model ships under the company name Monogram, the craze of building models sparked worldwide. This inspired plastics businessman Lewis Glaser to start up Revell. The company produced a range of different items, one of which was the pull toy cars. The cables could be detached so that the toys could be put up on display, giving Glaser the motivation to develop buildable model kits.
Now own a reproduction of the famous Memphis Belle, nicknamed the 'Flying Fortress' due to its incredible body mass and heavily-armed strategic force.
- 1:48 Scale.
- 49.4 cm size (approximately 19.44 inches).
- Skill level: 5.
Revell B-17F Memphis Belle Model Kit