White Facecard, Blue ASTRON SPACEMAN Letters
Yellow Hang Tag
Pre Damon Era
Image by Gerry Fortin
Designer: Vern Estes
Production Years: 1968-1969
Retail Pricing Range: $0.75
Description: Horizontal image: pre-Damon Era Astron Spaceman from late 60's; I believe this kit variety with instructions as facecard and yellow hang tag was produced from 1968 through 1969. The facecard is also part of the instruction sheet. The facecard is white background with white images of the Spaceman rocket on a square gray background. The name "ASTRON SPACEMAN" in printed in blue letters while the price of "Only $0.75" is shown in black.
The kit features a main body tube for spaceman body, an engine tube, balsa nose cone for the head, balsa fin stock, a pattern sheet, launch lug, and instructions.
Additional information can be found at the following links;
JimZ Kit Plan Link: Estes K9
Essense Model Rocket Reviews: OOP K9 Spaceman Clone
Specifications: Length (7.25 in), Wide (4.0 in), Weight (0.45 oz)
Recommended 18 mm Engines: 1/2A6-2, A5-4, B4-4, B6-6, C6-7
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