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Old 05-29-2013, 03:58 PM
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Default Old Estes kits in Smithsonian archive

(Sorry if this has been mentioned here before!)
I stumbled across photos of Estes Firing Line kits, engines, and older Estes kits from the Smithsonian archives, including near-case-fresh samples of the Firing Line VAMPIRE, Astron APOGEE & X-Ray, motors, etc. Super-large photos are also available:

Here's what came up under Estes...

These were apparently donations from G. Harry Stine.
BAR after a 29 year absence. Using my plastic, resin & vinyl kit building skills (and my paycheck)
to build what I could only dream of as an 11 year old...

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Old 05-29-2013, 06:50 PM
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Nice tidbit Ray, I had no idea. Glad they have the diamond packs.

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