We'd guess that this is about how the "OY" looked towards the end of the
1940's, and not long before she was outshopped and repainted with the "Flying
Herald" in 1952. Although MOW equipment was well maintained, years of sitting
out in the weather would take its toll on the paints they had available at the
time. ( Matter of fact, most home owners'll tell you that hasn't changed all
that much over the last fifty years, has it ? ) This is one of Jimmy Booth's
"Signature" Weathering Jobs, as applied to one of our Foreground Models™ . As
usual, his "magic" has brought this model to life... 'Wish it had been for me
Click on the photo for a view of her "other" side...
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