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1:144 B-17 Flying Fortress

Believe it or not. This nice piece is a candy toy (japanese toy that shipped with a candy inside to be sold in supermarket). My older son picked it up as a "present" in a random weekend in Japan town in San Francisco. Toys come a long way and this prepainted model only required minor assembly and application of water slide decal. It looks great for 15 min worth of work. It is made by F-toys under the series "Heavy Bomber Collection".

Yes, kids need to open the toy up right away when you get home. The concept of time is not baked yet ...

It is a nice surprise to see $9 US gives you something this nice looking.

The model is nicely packaged inside.

First, we put the wings on.

Next, we need to build the top and the landing gears.


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