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Cramer Craft Pfalz A-II - (A.II), 1/72, 1022

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$8   

Older, very basic vacuform kit. Contains white plastic main airframe parts only. Never started. Complete with all parts and plans. Please note that all Cramer models are very basic kits. I do not recommend them unless you are highly experienced with older vacuform kits, have an extensive spares box and are an experienced scratch builder.

Italeri UH-1C Huey Gunship - 'Easy Rider' US Army 174th ACH Vietnam 1970 or US Navy HA(L)-3 Bin Thuy Vietnam 1970, 1/72, 050

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$20   

1995 issue. Nicely molded kit with fine panel detail. Features full cockpit and interior, very nice transmission and rotor head detail, rocket pods, optional position cabin doors and decals and paint guide for both helicopters. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Aurora Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, 1/156, 491-49

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$175   

Very rare first issue from 1959 with the 'Northern Lights' rectangular logo. This logo was only used one year. Inside, the kit is 100% correct for an first issue. It includes the early rectangular stand, instructions showing this stand, and the correct decal sheet with no stand decal (the next issue had a stand decal since it had the triangle base stand). Molded in gloss dark green and clear. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions.

Ideal Aeroplane & Supply SS United States Ocean Liner - 22 Inch Long Wooden Ship Kit, 324

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair++

$245   

Rare. 1953 issue from the famous Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Company which was founded in 1911. Features pre-carved wooden hull, three sealed bag of metal fittings including lifeboats, davits and dozens of other parts, six sheets of nicely done printwood, two large clear cellophane sheets completely pre-decorated with the intricate window, porthole and door and railing patterns from the SS United States, full color flag sheet, numerous stock wood parts as needed, sandpaper, highly detailed full size plans and a separate illustrated instruction sheet. The kit has not been started and is complete. Inside it is just as it left the factory down to the packing paper.

Revell Kawanishi N1K1-Ja Shiden George - Takara Issue (N1K1Ja), 1/32, H170-1800

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$175   

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Very rare Revell Japan Takara large 1/32 scale 'George'. It is rumored that these molds were lost when the freighter carrying them sank in the Sea of Japan. Other molds lost on that ship were the 1/32 Oscar, Tony and Raiden (Jack). The parts are molded in the correct medium gray and clear for this issue. The kit features very fine panel lines, highly detailed cockpit and engine, removable cowling and optional position canopy, working flaps and drop tank/bomb load. There are decals for three Japanese aircraft and one for a captured USAAF evaluation aircraft. There is also the Revell Japan full color large print of two of the aircraft that can be built. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed (wings and cowl only) have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions. This box has clear tape along all bottom sides.

Guillows Sopwith Camel - 28 inch Wingspan Flying Model, 801

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$40   

Big-scale kit can be built for static display or flown .049 to .15 U-Control, gas free flight or rubber power. Features quality die-cut balsa parts and stripwood, scale wheels and flexible landing gear, movable ailerons, rudder and elevator, plastic cowl and cockpit deck, scale prop, two machine guns, pilot figure, very large full color decals, covering material and more. Includes full size detailed plans. The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Guillow's founder, Paul K. Guillow, was a WWI naval aviator. In 1926 he began producing wooden model airplane kits. His 'Shelf Models' were some of the earlier non-flying models in production. Guillow's grew during the model boom of the 1930s, and when the Depression hit the hardest, Guillow's responded with lower prices and became one of the low price leaders, frequently advertising in Model Airplane News and other leading publications. During the war, like most manufacturers, Guillow's was forced to alternative materials such as cardboard and pine. Guillow's survived the post WWII slump by creating many inexpensive profile flying rubber powered aircraft and gliders in the 1950s (along with North Pacific) which became famous - some are still available today. The stick and tissue lines have been updated with laser cut parts and are still in production as of 2009.

Sterling Piper Super Cub Crop Duster / Dusts Crops In Flight - 18 inch Wingspan, A7

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$42   

Great action kit actually crop dusts in flight. Stick and tissue construction with vac cowl, plastic prop/wheels and full color decals. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram Convair B-58 Hustler - Blue Box Issue, 1/121, PA198-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$45   

1967 release and the second issue of this classic kit. Very finely molded and features remote trigger that drops weapons pod, three crew members, opening hatches for pilot, navigator and weapons system operator, rolling wheels, optional position landing gear, two ground crew and a compressor truck. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Rarebits P-51H or F-51H Conversion - Bagged, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$8   

Features very high quality moldings, better than many injection molded kits. Includes new fuselage, wheels, prop, spinner and canopy for conversion of a P-51D injection molded kit to a P-51H or F-51H. Never started and complete. Please note this requires a base kit (not included). The Airfix P-51D is recommended but you could use the Monogram kit as well.

Eagles Talon K9W1 / Ki-86 Cypress and Sukhoi Su-2 - Bagged, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$16   

Includes both excellent vac kits. Still factory sealed. Features fine molded detail and recessed panel lines.

Main Line Models 40 Foot Billboard Reefer Swift Refrigerator Line - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, PR-24

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$32   

Very high quality wood and metal kit from the Golden Age of HO Craftsman kit. Builds a very accurate and highly detailed prototype of this car. Kit features pre-cut and pre-scribed hardwood sides that are factory painted red and decorated with yellow lettering for Swift, cut and pre-milled hardwood roof and floor, hardwood pre-cut and scribed car ends, wood and metal stock as required, numerous metal details and full instructions/plans. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions.

Monogram C-47 Skytrain - RAF or USAAF - with Diorama Instructions and Paratroopers - RAF or USAAF, 1/48, 5603

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$79   

First issue from 1978 with full color Diorama Instructions. Since this was the first run of the molds, the mold quality is very high. Very well detailed. Features 12 ground crew and paratrooper figures, full cockpit, complete navigators and engineer's station, full cargo/passenger compartment with bulkheads and seats with seatbelts, restroom with sink and toilet, optional position passenger and cargo doors, rotating wheels and propellers, detailed gear and wells and more. Includes decals for two aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

RCM SSN Skipjack Submarine with 5 Blade Screw, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged

$112   

Very large 1/72 scale kit. SPECIAL ORDER vacuform kit with resin/metal parts set. Not shipped from stock. Kit is molded upon receipt of payment. Time from receipt to shipping your kit is usually 8 to 10 weeks. Contains vacuform basic components, full size plans plus metal or resin screw. Does not include decals. Vacuform kits are only recommended for modelers who are experienced with this type of model. Special skills and scratch building experience are required. If you are curious, I highly recommend that you read the article 'How To Build Vacuform Model Kits' which is located on this website.

Monogram Phantom Mustang P-51D (F-51D), 1/32, 0067

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$149   

Still factory sealed. 1995 reissue of the famous four star kit from the early 1960s. Features a full visible model with great interior detail. Buttons on the base activate two motors that make the prop spin, and the main gear and tailwheel retract and extend. Two other levers on the base drop the wing bombs.

Monogram Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet - Pan Am Airlines (ex-Aurora Modified Molds), 1/156, 5412

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$49   

1978 issue after Monogram bought Aurora's molds. Monogram only reissued the best and most commercially viable models. The Jumbo fell into that category but only after Monogram highly modified it for accuracy. The result is one of the better early 747-100 kits kit in (very near) 1/144 scale. First, Monogram did a massive fix on the fuselage where the wing mates to it. This may have resulted in a completely new mold for the fuselage! They made the fuselage smooth - no windows. Next were added very, very fine raised panel lines to all surfaces, some recessed panel lines (like leading edge slats) and also added flap hinge covers (fairings) to the lower wings. Contains greatly improved, full, excellent Pan Am and window decals. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram Pro Modeler B-24D Liberator - Polesti 'Suzy Q' and 'Teggie Ann', 1/48, 5932

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$135   

Still in the mint factory seal. Limited edition. Rare. With photoetched details and decals for both famous Polesti Oil Refinery Raiders. Features full interior, landing gear, gear well and bomb bay detailing, rotating props, turrets, wheels, pivoting nose wheel, bomb load, optional waist gun covers, optional position bomb doors, boarding ladder.

Heller Saab J-32A / S-32C Lansen, 1/72, 343

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

$34   

Still factory sealed but the seal has drawn the box top concave. Includes parts to build A or C variant and decals for both aircraft from Flygflottilj 17 or Flygflottilj 11.

Bouwplaten SS Statendam (1956) Holland America Line Ocean Liner, 1/350

Cardstock Paper Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

$24   

Still factory sealed. Nice kit of this classic liner that saw extensive service; she was not scrapped until 2004. Features color printed high-quality cardstock - no painting required. This appears to be a waterline kit; I cannot tell more because it is still sealed.

Roundhouse-Model Die Casting 200 Ton Flat Car New York Central With Sprung Trucks - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, F-103

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$15   

Excellent, all metal kit from the late 1950s or very early 1960s. Features quad real sprung truck set and 8 printed sides (with different pairs of number) from NYC that are ready to apply after you have painted the car. NOTE: the car has been professionally built but not painted. A few small parts have not been installed (brake wheel and grabirons) but they are present. The instructions are included. It is ready to finish.

Quality Craft Models Sante Fe AT & SF 'The Route of El Capitan' 50 Foot Auto Box Car - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, 329

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$20   

From 1976. Excellent kit that builds a detailed duplicate of the prototype. Features hardwood parts that are completely cut and milled to shape, numerous cast metal accessories, detailed instructions and plans and very complete decals. The kit has never been started. The small fittings are still in the factory sealed bag. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions. Long after manufacturers turned to plastic ready-to-run rolling stock, Quality Craft continued to produce high quality models you could build. Headquartered in Northumerland, PA, they gave the craftsman an opportunity to build a state-of-art kit and show their skill.