ORIGINAL SPECS:
KIT # 460
SCALE: 1/8
PLASTIC: Lt. Tan
BOX SIZE: 13"X5"X2"

 
Original Kit in Longbox
 
Original Kit Semi-Assembled
 
An Original B/U
This one's in beautiful shape.
 
This view shows the original issue date in light grey plastic.
 
The cover of the original instruction sheet.
 
 
 
GLOW KIT SPECS:
KIT # 481
SCALE: 1/8
PLASTIC: Brown & Luminous
BOX SIZE: 8.25"X8.25"X3.25"
 
Original Hard Square Box: 1964 Issue
Original Glow Kit in Soft Square Box: Later Years
 
Glow Kit B/U
Note the switch to dark brown plastic,
obviously for contrast with the glow parts.
 
ORIGINAL GLOW KIT INSTRUCTIONS
(see blow-up)
 
The only difference between most FL and Glow Kits
was the packaging, and often the plastic color.
 
 
 
KIT SPECS:
KIT # 5090
SCALE: 1/8
PLASTIC: Lt. Grey
BOX SIZE: 13"X5"X2"
 
Except for the Polar Lights logo, a modified instruction
format, (and the cheesy name change) this is the '63 kit!
 

To make your PL re-issue totally authentic,
you can pick up this little beauty on eBay.
Contact seller fmofmpls.

As you can see from this shot of the original,
it's a good match.
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