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Tamiya has released their new tool Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 model kit in 1/48 scale.

As previously reported, the G-6 (kit 61117) joins the E-3 and E-4/7 Trop stablemates in Tamiya’s 1/48 Aircraft Series and reportedly includes a complete engine, a cowling designed for open or closed display and marking options for for 9./JG54, 7./JG27 and 9./JG52 machines.

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Tamiya’s new tool 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 is currently due out on January 20, but YouTuber “Andy’s Hobby Headquarters” has obtained an early sample copy of the kit which is examined and assembled in a newly released video.

As previously reported, the model is said to include a complete engine, a cowling designed for open or closed display and marking options for 9./JG54, 7./JG27 and 9./JG52 machines. It will retail for $53.

Click below to check out the new video.

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Tamiya made a surprise announcement at the 2017 Tokyo Hobby Show today, sharing the news of an upcoming new tool Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 model kit in 1/48 scale.

The kit will join the E-3 and E-4/7 Trop stablemates in Tamiya’s 1/48 Aircraft Series and will reportedly include a complete engine, a cowling designed for open or closed display and marking options for three aircraft. Based on the photo above, it appears that “White 9” flown by Rudolf Moycis of 7./JG 27 will be among them.

Additional details, including complete contents, release date and pricing, have not yet been announced.

(via TamiyaUSA and DNModels)