Tom Dougherty wrote:Sure, those of us of a certain age all remember that advertisement on the inside cover of the comic books:
I mean, it promised something that looked like a miniature Polaris submarine!!
But, what did you really get when you scrapped together $7.00 (plus 75 cents shipping) to buy one of these submarine kits? Remember, $7.00 was a small fortune in the 1960's; a Renwal Polaris cutaway model was only $2.99, for comparison,
Well, for all of us who never had the cash and wanted one of these very badly, you can finally get over it!
Because, here's what it actually looked like when delivered and assembled:
Looks more like an F-117 than a Polaris sub...
My mother ordered one for me around 1966. She was so mad when she found out what it was, she sent it back for a refund.
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