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Lifelike Decals

Lifelike Decals 1/48 Supermarine Spitfire Part 3 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review December 2008 Manufacturer Lifelike Decals
Subject Supermarine Spitfire Part 3 Scale 1/48
Set Number 48025 Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $16.50

First Look

Lifelike Decals from Japan turns out some colorful and nicely printed subjects. In this set, we have four distinctive Spitfire schemes that will definitely compliment the ICM, Italeri, Airfix, Tamiya, Hasegawa, and other kits. This decal set provides markings for four aircraft:

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  • Spitfire Mk.Vb, AD196, 71 Sqn, XR-Q, as flown by Sgt Jack Evans
  • Spitfire Mk.Vb/Trop, 4 FS/52 FG, WD-A, as flown by Flight Officer James Montgomeryr
  • Spitfire Mk.Vb, EN824, 453 Sqn, FU-U, as flown by P/O John Yarra
  • Spitfire Mk.Vb/Trop, ER821, 92 Sqn, QJ-R, as flown by F/L Neville Duke

As you can see in the decal images, this set comes complete with full sets of national markings, distinctive unit markings, and a wealth of maintenance stencils. If you're looking for a colorful alternative that isn't from the mainstream Superscale/Eagle Strike/Aeromaster line-up, here is a nice way to be different!

You can purchase these decals directly from Lifelike Decals. My sincere thanks to Lifelike Decals for this review sample!