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Author Topic: Spitfire stencils on war time?  (Read 2505 times)
citrico
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« on: June 04, 2013, 07:31:50 PM »

hello all!, this is my first post on this forum.

Hi all.

I´m finishing a pair of PR Spitfires. I´m wondering if they should have full stenceling or not, specially the FR.IX. I´m placing the decals now and reference photos doesn´t shows this detail. In particular i´m building a pink FR. IX and a PR. XIX type 389.

Here are two reference photos at the end of the page (a thread of a beautiful FR on a bigger scale).

http://spitfireforum...php?topic=74.15

Here is the building thread of my Spits

http://www.solomaque...=0

Hope you can help me!.

Thanks in advance.
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Antoni
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« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2013, 03:14:46 PM »

Stencils would have been applied at the factory but any subsequent repainting would have obliterated them and I doubt there was any effort to reapply them. There close up photographs of PR Spitfires on which stencils can be seen.
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