"Science Treasury" and/or "Popeye Corporation"

Science Treasury is a Chinese company that has copied some Hasegawa and 2 Fujimi models. Placement of parts on the sprue's are a slightly changed on sprue. The set does not come with transparent parts. Instead of a decal, something have self-adhesive and some not. The instruction manuals are different from the Hasegawa or Fujimi instructions
The kits from "Science Treasure" are poor copies of the Hasegawa kits. The parts have flash and sinkholes and the instructionsheet is in early releases very poor.

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Hasegawa under label from "Science Treasure" and/or "Popeye Corporation"

September 2011: Katsumi Otsuka, a modeller from Japan, informed of Science Treasury (Hasegawa copy) kits:

In early 1980's Korean toy and model maker "Popeye Corporation" made fifteen 1/72 scale kits (Hasegawa copies) and two 1/76 scale kits (Fujimi copies). They should be the origin of Science Treasury's kits. The packages of Popeye's kits are very similar to Science Treasury's ones, but there are Korean characters (Hangul) instead of Chinese/Japanese characters. And they may have different kit numbers.
As I said there are Japanese characters (kanji and kana) on Science Treasury package, but it isn't a Japanese company. It should be a Taiwan maker or Popeye's brand name in Taiwan.
Otsuka Katsumi

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Kitnumber History - (can be different!)

Model name Science Treasure number Popeye number Hasegawa number Fujimi number
Isuzu TX-400121MB-016-
M4A1 Halftrack0222MB-007-
Churchill MK-10323MB-027-
Willy Jeep0424MB-001-
T34-85 Volga0525-WA-16
Daimler MK-II0626MB-024-
88mm Flak0918MB-010-
Toyota GB Starter1020MB-017-
Humber MK-II1111MB-025-
Kubel & BMW1212MB-012-
GMC Fuel Truck1313MB-021-
M5 Tractor1414MB-023-
Stuart MK-I1515MB-003-
M3 Lee MK-I1616MB-004-
M3 Grant MK-I?19MB-005-

Kit 11 - Humber MK-II

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Manual Science Treasure - drawing type

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Kit 12 - Kubelwagen with BMW Sidecar

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Manual Science Treasure - drawing type

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Kit 13 - GMC Gasoline Fuel Tanker

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Manual Science Treasure - drawing type

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Kit 14 - M5 High Speed Tractor

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Manual Science Treasure - Photograph type

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Kit 15 - Stuart MK-I

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Wrong Manual Science Treasure - Kitnumber 14, named Stuart Light Tank but shows construction of a T34/85

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Kit 16 - M3 "Lee"

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Manual Science Treasure

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Kit 17 - SdKfz. 7 - 8ton Halftrack

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Manual Popeye

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Manual Science Treasure - Photograph type

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Manual Science Treasure - Drawing type - With on backside instructions for US M4A1 Halftrack

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Kit 18 - 88mm Flak 18

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Manual Science Treasure

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Manual Popeye

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Kit 19 - M3 "Grant"

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Kit 20 - Toyota Starter Truck

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Manual Science Treasure - drawing type

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Kit 21 - Isuzu TX40 Fuel Truck

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Manual Science Treasure

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Kit 22 - M4A1 Halftrack

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Manual Science Treasure - drawing type

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Kit 23 - Churchill MK1

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Manual Science Treasure - Photograph type

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Manual Science Treasure - Drawing type

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Kit 24 - Willy's Jeep - (wrong vehicle name on instruction manual)

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Kit 25 - T34/85 (Copy Fujimi)

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Kit 26 - Daimler MKII

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Manual Science Treasure - Drawing type

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Kit 27 - SU-85 (Copy Fujimi)

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