This item is a Japanese-language book or magazine about aircraft and/or aircraft modeling. Some Japanese aircraft books, such as the Aero Detail series contain complete English text as well. See the product description below for details.
While this calendar may not be of much practical use as a calendar anymore, it still is a great collection of frameable Shigeo Koike art!
A fantastic 2012 calendar full of the beautiful aviation art of master painter Shigeo Koike (a very familiar name to modelers thanks to his work with Hasegawa)! As a very special HobbyLink Japan exclusive, each and every calendar will be hand-signed (in English) by Koike-san himself!
This large-format calender measures 59.5cm (23.5 inches) tall by 42cm (16.5 inches) wide, with each image measuring 31cm (12.2 inches) tall by 40cm (15.7 inches) wide...very suitable for framing. Featuring seven stunning and all-original paintings (one cover painting with six paintings inside), the lineup of aircraft includes:
- Beechcraft B45/T-34 Mentor (Cover)
- Blohm & Voss BV138C (January-February)
- Boeing F4B-2 (March-April)
- Mitsubishi Ki-15/Type 97 Scout Plane (May-June)
- Lohner Type Te Flying Boat (July-August)
- Supermarine Sea Eagle (September-October)
- Lockheed 649 Constellation (November-December).
Titles for each painting are in Japanese and English, with detailed descriptions of each type in Japanese only. But it's the paintings themselves that do the real talking! Absolutely stunning art.
Quantities are limited, so don't miss out on this great opportunity to add this fantastic calendar of aviation art to your collection. Shipped rolled.
42.5 x 6.0 x 6.0 cm / 250g