||Aurora Catalogs of the 1950's
|The decade where it all began.
Planes, Ships, Automobiles and the first figural kits ever made, the Knights!
Here is all I've rounded up thus far for the 1950's gallery of Aurora kit
catalogs. Just click on any thumbnail below and enjoy the pages.
Anyone with any other '50's issues please share them with us.
||Aurora Catalogs of the 1960's
|Every year from 1960 to 1969 is
represented here to enjoy every illustrious page!! This was certainly the greatest
decade to be into the Aurora kit building hobby! In my opinion, the heighth of the
company's career. Though the 70's had many more cool kits to add, the 60's
represented a wider genre and boasted the largest amount of unique kits offered.
There are possibly other variations of some of these issues. Please email and
enlighten us if possible. Credit always given to contributers.
||Aurora Catalogs of the
|The final decade of the
original Aurora Model kits! Every year from 1970 to the final issue in 1977 is here
to enjoy the memories each page has to offer many collectors and those with reminisces
Many memorable subjects are
showcased here. Many being very short lived as the case of the "Racing
Scenes" kits. Also the last few kits added to the "Prehistoric
Scenes" and "Monsters of the Movies" prove to be some of the toughest to
locate and most highly sought after kits today.
|Aurora Specialty / Dealer Catalogs,
Supplements & Price Lists
|Below we have several
scarce catalogs that were probably almost exclusively sent to hobby dealers to promote and
order new Aurora kits for stocking their shelves. Including the short lived
Coppersmith and Electronics kits these are a rare treat. One of my favorites is the
1965 Alfred Neuman as it displays on every page, images of several rarely seen factory
Aurora Box Insert
|Here I plan to
display some of the smaller sized catalogs that were originally enclosed as a bonus along
with kit contents from the factory. These are much more common than the other
catalogs as they were disributed in kits to collectors abroad and not just to dealers and
mail in coupon orders. Many kids that got these were almost destined to comb the
store shelves for other kits the brochures offered. I have several of these
and will add them here real soon. 2-21-06
Aurora Catalogs From
be a gathering of various catalogs from different points of the Earth. Sadly all I
have is this one example from collector, Bob Frongillo. Anyone having any foreign
issue Aurora catalog. Please...won't you share them with us.