Submarine Spitfire From Tintin in the Land of the Black Gold
In The Adventures of Tintin, Land of Black Gold, the yellow Supermarine Spitfire is used by the Emir of Khemedi’s as a reconnaissance aircraft dropping leaflets on the insurgent Bab El Ehr’s camp where Tintin is being held. The figure of a bound Tintin is on the base of the model.
Body of plane is die cast metal. Other parts are ABS plastic. Fuselage is 12.7cm (5”) long and the model has a wingspan of 15.6cm (6.1”).