Oxford Diecast Westland Lysander Canada 1:72 Scale Model Aircraft

Product Code: AC072

£18.95
£18.95

The Westland Lysander MkI was a British Army co-operation and liaison aircraft but was also manufactured in Canada from the mid 1930s by the National Steel Car Company. The NSC based in Hamilton, Ontario, was a major railway rolling stock manufacturer but decided to expand into aircraft production as well. Their new aircraft division kept the original company NSC name, working out of Malton Airport just a little further north from Hamilton.  Their initial contract was to construct under licence a number of Westland Lysanders, of which No. 416 was the first to come off the production line in August 1939, coinciding with Germany’s invasion of Poland and the declaration of war in Europe.

Our Oxford replica of 416 is decorated in a silver colour scheme with matt black propeller spinner and blades. The engine interior visible behind the nose cone and the propeller blades is also finely detailed in black. The unusually shaped wings feature the Air Force roundel on the upper sides, repeated on the undersides along with the number 416 printed in black.  Another finely detailed feature worthy of note is the circular wing light on the front of each wheel housing, also painted in metallic silver. 

These Canadian built Lysanders were known familiarly as ‘The Malton Lizzies’ and -  built under the direction of their Chief Assembly Foreman Tucker Harris - were just the beginning of a booming aerospace industry which was to follow in the Dominion.

Delivery Information

Orders can be placed online, by phone or by post. The UK Postal address for orders is: Oxford Diecast Ltd, PO Box 363, Southampton S014 0TJ

As well as accepting sterling cheques we accept Euro cheques (over 50 euros) and US$ cheques (over 50 dollars).

The postage charges for non members are:

Order Value: £0.00 - £19.99

UK: £2.95
Europe: £4.45
USA: £5.45

Rest of the World: £6.45

Order Value: £20.00 & Over

UK: £4.95
Europe: £5.95
USA: £6.95

Rest of the World: £6.95

Orders are dispatched within 3 working days and can take between 3-5 working days for UK mainland.

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We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations. Please click here to learn more about our international postage.

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, please contact our customer services team on 023 8024 8850

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