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New Academy 1/72 F-4J ”Jolly Rogers” UPDATE 2/18/16

Back in June 2015 we announced and posted pictures of the beautiful Academy F-4J ‘Showtime 100’. Now the kit is back sporting the VF-84 Jolly Rogers markings printed by none other than Cartograf.
Below is the Press Release sent in by Model Rectifier.

Product New from Model Rectifier.

New from Academy 1/72 F-4J “Jolly Rogers”

Edison, NJ- Academy releases (12529) 1/72 USN F-4J “VF-84 Jolly Rogers.”

This F-4J is a supersonic jet interceptor belonging to the Jolly Rogers F-84 Fighter Squadron. It is a tandem two-seat with twin engines and saw action in Vietnam. The model can be built in the parked or in-flight configuration. Various air-to-air and air-to-surface weapons are included. The kit features excellent detailing as well as Cartograph decals. No glue is necessary to complete assembly.

Item: 12529 | MSRP. $42.00 | Pcs/Carton 20
Bar Code: 8809258923107 | Available: March, 2016.


We just received our sample of the recently announced 1/72 Academy F-4J ‘Jolly Rogers’. The parts breakdown is the same as the ‘Showtime’ F-4J
seen here. Below we present you with a scan of the decal sheet and being printed by none other than the folks at Cartograf, they are of the high quality we come to expect from them.

New 1/72 Academy F-4J 'Jolly Rogers' decal sheet. Click to enlarge
New 1/72 Academy F-4J ‘Jolly Rogers’ decal sheet.
Click to enlarge
My sincere thanks to Model Rectifier for the supplied sample.

Jeannette Valle
Jeannette Valle

Jeannette has been working with semiconductors companies for the last 17 years. Active in Christian Spanish ministries around the Twin Cities. Avid but selective collector of Coca Cola memorabilia.