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Hasegawa Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden 'Jack' Type 21 - 1st Sq 302 FG (Markings for Two Aircraft), 1/48, JT148

Plastic Model Kit

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No box but the kit is in the factory sealed bag. Very nice large scale (1/48) Jack. Includes decals for two aircraft from the 302nd. Features all fine, recessed panel lines, excellent cockpit (almost a kit in itself) and wheel well detail, drop tank and optional high performance propeller. Never started. Sealed factory bag complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Midwest Strikemaster - 55 inch Wingspan RC Flying Wood Model Airplane, 130

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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1970s design with foam core pre-cut wings to speed assembly. Features all die cut and machine cut parts, formed wire parts such as landing gear, complete hardware, fuel proof decals, full size plans and detailed step by step instructions. This model came from the estate of a very active and particular early aircraft kit collector. It is like factory-new inside and has not been started. Complete with all parts, plans and decals (if originally included). NOTE: this model was factory packed in a very strong box, and was originally shipped in it. Unless otherwise specified, the kit will ship in this box.

Frog Miles Magister 1 Trainer - Blue Series, 1/72, 153P

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Finely molded in dark yellow. This kit has never been started. It is either still in the internally sealed factory bag or has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Frog is considered the father of injection molded model kits. The Lines Brothers opened Frog in 1932, capitalizing on the fever caused by Lindberg's solo transatlantic flight. Almost overnight the western populations became 'Air-Minded', and anything aviation was in high demand. Frog created a quality line of stick and tissue rubber powered aircraft and gliders as well as innovative ready-to-fly rubber powered aircraft that required no assembly. The box even contained a built-in rubber motor winder and fuselage holder. Model airplane flight competitions were popular in Great Britain, and one category was 'Rise Off the Ground', or ROG. By changing this to 'Flies Right Off the Ground', the FROG name was born. In 1936 Frog created a line of injection molded plastic models, the first such kit line in the world (Hawk sold a line of injection molded aircraft models in 1934 but they were factory assembled and painted). Named 'Penguin' after the bird that does not fly, the kits were innovative beyond the means of production. At a time when models were simply built by wingspan, the Penguin line was a constant 1/72 scale. Furthermore, a large 1/72 Short S.30 Empire class flying boat contained a full interior and lights! A line of accessories such as AA guns, tractors, hanger, ambulance, sound locator, searchlights and lighting kits were quickly added to the line. WWII caused a pause in production. After the war the box color changed from silver to green, and Penguin kits were also marketed in the USA. Production ended in 1950. Frog quickly expanded and released the Red, Orange, Black, Green, Gold Token, Spin and Comet series as well as Trail Blazers and several others. It is noteworthy that while most manufactures in the 1940s/50 were making toy-like models, Frog attempted to make very realistic models. For example, 'detailing' kits with excessively large rivets was once very popular. Frog ignored this trend and continued to mold aircraft with fine panel lines and no rivets. As a result, Frog kits can be built into very realistic replicas. Production ended in the late 1970s, but Frog molds are still in use around the world.

Entex McDonnell Douglas DC-10 United, 1/100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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This is an Entex DC-10 in a Nitto L-1011 Box. There is no L-1011, just the DC-10. The decals for the DC-10 are custom made for N1825U in late 1977. The decals are digitally mastered for correct color and printed at 600 dpi resolution. The model has not been started. NOTE: it is missing two main gear wheels and the display stand. All other parts are included with the new decals and instructions. Instructions are photocopied.

AMT Star Trek (TV Series) USS Enterprise, 1/635, 6676

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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1983 reissue of the original 1960s kit. Still factory sealed.

Revell Convair B-58 Hustler 'Air Power' Issue, 1/94, H252

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++++

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Early 1960s Air Power issue from the original "S" kit molds. Very nicely detailed. Features three crew members and three opening cockpit hatches, rotating wheels, 'The Pod' and highly detailed gear struts/braces. Never started. 100% inventoried complete with all parts/decals and instructions present.

Testors Concorde SST British Airways or Air France, 1/100, 597

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Very large kit. Ex-Doyusha molds. Measures 22 inches long when assembled. Nose can be move to flight or take off/landing position. Optional position speed brakes. Decals for Air France or British Airways versions. Never started. Factory sealed bag or 100% inventoried with all parts/decals and instructions present.

Testors 1935 DGA6 Mr. Mulligan, 1/48, 911

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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The Golden Age of Aviation issue. Classic ex-Hawk kit. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell CSS Alabama Civil War Raider, 1/96, H392

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Rare 1974 issue with John Steel framable artwork. Large and highly detailed kit. Measures 33 inches long when built. Features pre-formed billowing sails, preformed ratlines, chain and cord for running and standing rigging, 20 crew members, detailed armament, operating propeller hoist and detailed deck fittings. Also includes complete step by step assembly instructions and full rigging instructions/diagrams. This kit has never been started. All parts (except the hull) are still sealed in factory bags.

Lindberg Messerschmitt Me-410 Hornet, 1/72, 473

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+++

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1972 issue softbox with Tom Morgans excellent artwork. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions. Also includes an additional set of upgraded propellers.

Lindberg Dornier Do-335 Arrow, 1/72, 438-50

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++++

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1966 hardbox issue with Tom Morgan boxart. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Lindberg is a company with a fascinating history The original 'Lindberg Line' stretches back to the 1930s when Paul Lindberg drew plans for famous modeling magazines and marketed his balsa wood 'stick and tissue' by urging dealers to carry the '...Complete Lindberg Line'. After the war, Lindberg and Olsen had a strong hand in early United States injection molded kit development. Please see the article located on this website about early USA plastic kit manufactures.

Hawk Vickers Viscount Prop Jet Capital Airlines, 1/96, 503-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Rare model of the first commercial turboprop airliner. Model includes boarding ramp. Never started and 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Hawk Messerschmitt BF-109G, 1/72, 6-29

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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First issue, from the mid-1960s with Tom Morgan boxart. Very nicely molded with fine raised panel lines and very good fit. Never started. 100% inventoried complete with all parts/decals and instructions present.

Airfix RMS Queen Elizabeth Ocean Liner, 1/600, 06201-9

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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The famous Queen Elizabeth was the largest liner in the world when launched in 1938. She saw extensive service during WWII as a troop transport. After the war, she and the original Queen Mary formed the backbone of Cunard Atlantic Service in unparalleled luxury. Some customers favored the Queen Elizabeth for her modern lines and more modern interior fittings. She was supposed to be on display in the USA on the opposite shore of the Queen Mary, but buyers never materialized. While serving as a 'College Ship' she burned in Hong Kong Harbor where she was scrapped, but only after appearing in a James Bond film as a MI-6 hide-out. Well done model with good details. Never started and complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Hasegawa McDonnell Douglas A-4E/F Skyhawk - VA-93 USS Bon Homme Richard, 1/72, 1048

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Very nicely detailed kit with 69 parts. Features very fine raised panel lines, cockpit and gear well detail and a wide variety of load-outs including centerline and wing drop tanks, wing and centerline iron bombs (4 to each pylon) and Bullpup & Sparrow missiles. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

KP Mig-17PF Fresco, 1/72

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair-

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Good moldings with some flash. Fine raised detail. Includes full cockpit, optional position landing gear and two drop tanks. This kit has never been started. NOTE: missing decals. Inventoried complete with all parts and instructions.

Czech Model Breguet 19, 1/72

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair-

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Very high quality kit with fine detail. Cast in high definition resin. Complete and never started. No instructions.

Hawk Westland Mk.II Lysander, 1/48, 563-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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1967 softbox issue with John Andrews artwork. Very nicely detailed with full cockpit for pilot and observer, opening canopy, detailed engine and optional bomb load. Never started. 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions.

Aurora Douglas DC-8 Jetliner Delta Airlines, 1/103, 389-249

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Rare early Delta version dated 1959. This is one of the earlier paint schemes on Delta Jets. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. One part, a jet fan, is missing a small chip on one edge.

Aurora Douglas DC-8 Jetliner Eastern Airlines, 1/103, 388-249

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++++

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1960 issue with early Eastern Jet color scheme on the box art. Kit is 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. The decals are not of the box art but the more common two-tone blue from the 60s and 70s. One part has been painted: left fuselage. No other painting and no assembly.