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Revell Fokker Triplane Plastic Model box
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Details

Object ID 001092

Object Name Revell Fokker Triplane Plastic Model box

Object Desc Box for a Fokker Triplane scale model. It is Revell Incorporated, Venice, California. Box has a picture of a red Fokker airplane with military people pointing a gun at it.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000960a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Toys

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 1, Shelf 6

Object Date

Start Year Range 1957

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Revell Incoporated,models,toys,Fokker Triplane DR-1,plastic model,


Title Revell Fokker Triplane Plastic Model box

Description Removable lid (b) Revell Authentic Kit. It is "Accurately scaled famous W.W. I Fighter. "Fokker Triplane DR-1" "Completely formed plastic easy to build ready to paint." Lid says "Use Revell Paint Set and Type 'S' Cement Copyrighted 1957 by Revell, Inc., Venice, Calif." Lid has a picture of a red triplane in the air with military men pointing a gun and cannons at it. Box (a) is a brown cardboard box.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 1.25

Length 12

Width 8.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Revell Incoporated

Maker Details Revell was founded in 1943[a] as a plastics molding firm called Precision Specialties in Venice, California, by Lewis H. Glaser a California entrepreneur. The company made a variety of products contracted for different companies. One of the first toy related products were HO scale (1:87) train sets, including locomotives, and a variety of cars along with buildings. The building line was extensive, including a farm group, a suburban passenger station, and a variety of utility structures. Many of these Revell originals were later reproduced in other scales. Reportedly, the name Revell came from the French word reveille meaning "new beginning". The Revell logo at the time was an almost spooky, ragged relative of today's design.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY960a-b

Description

Conditions

Date NOV 24,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Rachel Baker

Notes Box is torn a little at the edges.


Events

Date NOV 24,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 11 from Room 1, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 6 from Room 1, Shelf 11 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes