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Aeroplane Model - De Havilland DH106 Comet I, BOAC Object Reg. No: ST 023590

Sectioned 1:48 scale model of a Comet 1 was donated to the Museum by BOAC in July 1953. It was apparently a model commissioned by the airline for publicity and promotional purposes.
Wood and plastic model aeroplane painted silver, blue and white with sectioned body and wings cut short. Inside the aeroplane the cockpit, galley and passenger seating areas can be seen.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from British Overseas Airways Corporation, 1953
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 150 mm (Height), 330 mm (Width), 595 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: model aeroplanes, passenger aircraft, scale models, nimrod
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, De Havilland DH98 Mosquito
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: model turbo jet aircraft - passenger
Inscriptions: On tail: G-BOAC
On sticker on underside of model: WALKERS WESTWAY MODELS. / EAST ACTON W.3.
Handwritten on underside of model: F48/187X
Model Scale: 1:48
Manufacturer of Item Modelled: De Havilland Aircraft Co. Ltd
User of Item Modelled: British Overseas Airways Corporation, England, Great Britain, 1953

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