Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: NM
Rare investment-grade condition for the advanced Monogram collector. This was the fledgling Monogram's company's third ship kit, issued in 1945. The box is in exceptional 'Near Mint' condition with tape, tags, no tape or tag marks, no writing, fading, creasing and with four solid original corners. Very, very light general wear is the only flaw. Measures 16 inches long when assembled. Inside and out, the kit is as it left the factory. The box is near mint with perfect colors. Inside, it even has the original hull-protecting cardboard sleeve. The hull is pre-carved. The rest of the kit is wood, printed wood, cardstock and wire. Decals, instructions and all parts are near mint. The kit has never been started and is complete.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed NM
Still factory sealed. Nice kit of the stretch -200 trijet. Kit features optional position landing gear and rear airstair door as well as very colorful Iberia markings.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG++
Rare 1st issue with 'P' kit number and rubber tires. Dated 1955. The box is in excellent condition. The second issue has a 'PA' part number prefix instead of 'P'. The 'P' series was issued for only a year or less. With correct P8 instructions and decals. Never started. Inventoried with all parts, decals and instructions present. Parts are molded in gloss blue and clear. P8s have been seen in this blue and silver. NOTE: box displays much better than the grade of 'Very Good++' but has a long crease on one long side.
Vacuform, Box Condition: Bagged
SPECIAL ORDER vacuform kit. Not shipped from stock. Kit is molded upon receipt of payment. Time from receipt to shipping your kit is usually 8 to 10 weeks. Kit includes resin and/or metal details -clear canopy and full size plans/instructions. Details included will vary from kit to kit but may contain landing struts - wheels - props - engines (not jets) - some cockpit parts - seats - etc. Other parts will need to be scratch built or from your spares box. Decals not furnished. 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.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good++
Highly detailed with (2) M61A Vulcan 20mm rotary cannons, (1) 40mm Bofars Cannon and (1) 105mm Howitzer, complete cockpit and full interior, ecm pods, engine infrared shields, Suu-4A pods, ALQ-87 pods and full decals. All recessed detail. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. The canopy has been factory painted and is in perfect condition.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed NM
Still factory sealed. Very large kit measuring 95 cm long and 45 cm high when built. Very highly detailed and molded in tan, white and black. Features 614 parts, vacuform billowing sails, full rigging materials and instructions. The kit has never been started. The Cap Horn had a total sail area of 5580 sq meters, could carry 1150 tons of cargo and could do 17 knots in a good trade wind with a crew of 44.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed VG+++
Still factory sealed but the seal has splits. Lodella stretch DC-8 issue with colorful Flying Tiger Line decals.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good
1979 issue. NOTE: builder kit only. Features full weapons load of iron bombs and AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles, optional position landing gear, detailed main gear wells, optional position wings (folded or unfolded), pilot figure and very colorful decals. NOTE: kit has some assembly. Quality of assembly is 'very good' and does not deter the completion of the kit. Intake, exhaust, cockpit and fuselage halves have been assembled. There is no other assembly. Bombs, wheels, exhuast and anti-glare shield have been painted black. There is no other painting. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Note that one landing gear strut brace is a different color as it is from an earlier issue of this same kit.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc
Very high quality model with legendary LS detail and moldings. This is a glossy artwork box with different artwork from most issues. Great kit with a host of unique features. Model comes with solid color and clear fuselage halves and engine cowls so you can, if you choose, view the detailed interior and engine compartments. A detailed cut-away lithograph is included showing additional details if you wish to add them. The kit features all fine, recessed panel lines, working wing flaps and ailerons, detailed cockpit and more. Includes ground figures and wheel chocks. The model as never been started. Many parts are still in the factory sealed bag and all other parts have been inventoried complete with decals and instructions. The Ki-109 was based on the Hiryu (Peggy) design as a high altitude interceptor against B-29s. A large cannon was placed in the nose and it had it's own operator stationed below the cockpit.
Vaccuform Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc
Still factory sealed. Very nice quality vacuform conversion that makes a 'Birdcage' Corsair from the Arii / Otaki 1/48 scale kit. Features very good quality vac molding, metal engine, wheels and several other details, colorful decals for multiple aircraft including "Marine Dream' and Royal Navy birds and full instructions. Vacuform kits are only recommended for people experienced with this type of kit. Previous experience and scratch building skills are required.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc+++
1956 'S' kit in very close to 1/72 scale. Nice kit of the single seat Voodoo. Includes three drops tanks as shown and clear 'Revelving' swivel base globe stand. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc-
Still factory sealed but the seal has drawn the box concave. 1960s Type 3 logo issue. Very nicely molded and detailed kit. Has decals and optional parts to build a floatplane or landing gear equipped land plane. Decals are for either the USS North Carolina in 1944 or a High Visibility version. Features very fine raised panel lines, cockpit interior and crew of two with rear gunner and machine gun, five piece windshield, bomb load and aircraft painting guide.
Injection_Molded, Box Condition: VG+
Original first 'S' issue from the late 1956. This is the issue with 'SeaMaster' in yellow on the box top. The other one has it in red. Nicely molded jet seaplane. Includes clear 'Revelving' globe display stand. The airplane is molded in gloss gray. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including all parts, decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG+
Crafthouse issue of this very large (1/16 scale) and classic kit. Probably from the 1980s. Measures 2.5 feet long when assembled. Very highly detailed model can build to a wonderful mantle piece. Includes 0ver 250 parts - coach with full interior, full suspension, luggage rack, horses, harnesses, whip, metal chain, luggage trunks and 6 figures. The figures are beautifully molded and detailed. This kit has never been started. The parts are all still sealed in the factory bags with exception of the four horses which are complete but were never sealed. Includes decals and instructions.
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc++
This kit was found in the stock room of a long-closed hobby shop. For the advanced collector. The box has like-new color and gloss and only light wear and spotting as shown as the only flaws. Hawk was one of the few manufactures making wooden kits to a constant scale of 1/48 in the 1930s. Hawk kits were very complete and included metal details and superb quality drawings for the true scale enthusiast. This kit dates from early 1940s but still has the Hawk product line of railroad, airplane and ship models described on the box side. The model contains profile precarved wooden main fuselage, wings, rudder and elevator, turned cowling, wooden stock as needed, pre-carved wheels, plastic three-blade propeller, color insignia sheet, sandpaper and full size well-detailed plans and the original factory tissue paper. It also includes a nice fold-out paper called a 'Hawk Educational Sheet' on how and aircraft works (dated 1943). The model has not been started and is 100% complete.
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc
Very rare 1950s "pre-injection molded" gift set. Long before injection molded kit were made in the USA, Monogram produced perhaps the finest pre-fabricated wooden kits with plastic details. The Speedee-Bilt series were flying models with pre-painted and cut wooden parts with plastic props, cowls, pilots, etc. The Superkits were smaller static models with precarved wooden parts and many plastic details. The kits themselves are rare today, but the gift set is very rare. Monogram issued very few gift sets for injection kits, and even fewer in the early 1950s for the wooden kits. The gift set consists of a special 'Christmas' box with a tray and lift-off top with a cello window. This one contains 2 Superkits (F-84 Thunderjet and F-51 Mustang) and 2 Speedee-Bilts (also the F-84 and F-51). The outer box is intact with the original cello and is in Excellent condition with edge wear as the primary flaw. The four kits are in mint boxes and have never started. Each is 100% inventoried complete with all parts/decals and instructions present.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: NM+
1963. Second issue in exceptional condition. Box top has fantastic color and gloss. Has 100 price extension and does not have "Famous Fighters" on the side logo. Never started. Factory sealed box/bag or 100% inventoried with all parts decals and instructions present.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
Very rare. Wen-Mac was a famous manufacture of gas powered U-Control model aircraft. In 1955, they produced their one and only injection molded model kit, this Northrop X-4. The kit is a 'whip fly' model where the pilot controls the elevator (and thus the pitch of the aircraft) with the Jimmy Walker patented U-Control. The instructions are on the back, and the small crinkle bag is still present. Please note that Wen-Mac did not issue this kit with decals. Molded in the correct red plastic with additional metal parts. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing small metal nut, easy purchased at any hardware store. Otherwise inventoried complete with all other parts.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG++
UPC kit from ex-Fujimi molds. Molded in olive drab with metal axels and flexible tracks. Includes unopened tube of glue. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. UPC stood for Universal Powermaster Corporation which was based out of New York City, NY. UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufactures and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Scott Eidson, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. All UPC production ended in the 1970s.
Vaccuformed Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed
Very well molded, crystal clear two canopy set in 1/72 scale. Never used and still sealed in the original Squadron ziplock bag. These clear and thin canopies are a superior upgrade to the thick canopies supplied with most kits.