I bought this model from Mike of the old Chieftan Models out of Tennessee at one of the early Houston shows in the mid or early 1990s. I had been a regular customer and it was the last time I saw him.
DA.C database says this model was released in 2001 and I'm certain that is way off.
Western Models Eastern Airlines L-188A Electra 1:200 - CA 9E - ID #8372
Just a bit-o-trivial info