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1979 Centuri Flying Model Rocket Catalog

Centuri 1979

Centuri 1979-1

Centuri 1979-2

Centuri 1979-3

Centuri 1979-4

Read the whole catalog here. I was not smart enough to be on any sort of “Aerospace Team,” and that’s probably for the best. It would have ended in tragedy.

Estes Model Rocketry Catalogs, 1976 – 1979

Estes 1976

Estes 1976-2

Estes 1977

Estes 1977-2

Estes 1978

Estes 1978-2

Estes 1979

Estes 1979-2

Just the front and back covers and a two-page spread from each catalog, but it’s enough to give you an idea of the once proud art of advertising to kids. Beautiful colors, beautiful layouts. Estes was the biggest model rocket company in the ’70s and ’80s. Centuri was second.

(Images via Myndscrape’s Paper Trail)


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