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The airplane wing supports are shown in white on the front and are actually grey. I emailed customer support, complained and they sent me the white ones. Always great CS!
Unfortunately I don't have the box and Google doesn't have any good images of the back of it so this is the best I could find
I suspect someone used the wrong layer when saving the images.
They diy shock absorbers on 8860 (which was pretty cool as this was the way I made them back then before getting 8845 - we had no working pens left in the house, haha)
If you enhance the edges with a little bit of photoshoppery, it becomes apparent that the base of the set has the feathered outlines of the minifigures on top of it:
Interesting missing roof plate on the left side of Station
It's funny, I was thinking about this before seeing your post that after looking at this catalog , whoever put it together seemed to be just throwing it together. They have a lot of coverage of the Ninjago city set, but never show all the minifigures.
However, closer examination of the official catalogue image reveals that these guys were just really, REALLY missing their lost hats!
The 1956 introduced (310/1310) LEGO Esso Service Station came in several box designs over the 10 years it was produced (1956-66). And in the earliest box image it showed artwork instead of a photograph (the LEGO Photo Dept. wasn't opened until 1959). And that artwork showed this box top design....
There was a hand painted red edge to the white plates along the roof line... but never to the top side edge of the 1x bricks (including a macaroni) above that.
This error was "partly" corrected in 1959 when TLG came out with a new box design (with introduction of the new LEGO Photography Department)....
However... they still didn't get the instructions right... because the (inside box top) instructions showed the red painted plates line on the side of the building. That line actually was only added (hand painted) to the front 2 sides of the plates (with the curve between)....
TLG finally got it all right with the 1960s version of the 310 Esso Station when the instructions were moved to the bottom of the lower box part... but this was correct only until 1963......
Both the 1960s box top and instructions on the bottom were once again incorrect from 1963-66.... when the labor intensive red lines were eliminated from the set, and the garage door was changed to red (white garage doors were retired in 1962). The box top and bottom were never changed to reflect this parts change however...
Here's the 1960-66 box top....
My LEGO collectors guide would only be half as big... were it not for these types of anomalies.... ;-)
Surprisingly, sometime after the set had been released the error was quietly fixed and sets with the correct box art were sold. I can't remember if the instructions were also wrong - I have a feeling they were. It surprised me that I've never heard or seen anyone commenting on the change that was made. All the pics on Brickset/Lego/Google are still seem to have the incorrect box art. You can find sets with both both box designs on eBay, but no-one seems to mention the artwork error.
Examples I’ve seen elsewhere have ‘Expert’ printed. Does anyone else have this variation?
Amazing how the top of her headphones seems to go right through her neck...
^ No, you are not.
^^ Isn't her hair in front of the rest of her neck, flowing over her left shoulder? Ah, but that would mean there is something wrong with the headphones, maybe. Oh well, could be worse - they could've made her head wider than her body. Hang on...
Since her head is balloon-sized, she doesn't actually need lungs or a diaphram to sing. It's just air whistling between her teeth...
(Let's just keep this about quality of artwork, please!)
It is missing in the box art as well.
maybe we should have a poll or something?
*GASP* I see it! I see the tip of it!
And it's clearly blue not grey! (and not a dress, :P)
Seems like Jack is being haunted by some phantom leg print