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Maircraft Taylorcraft - Solid Wood Model Airplane, 1/48, S-17

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair


Maircraft was originally founded in the early or mid 1930s by Gordon Christoph and went by the name Aircraft Model Company. The company produced a typical line of solid 'profile cut' kits that required the usual high talent levels for carving and finishing. A former Comet Model Airplane & Supply Co. salesman, Jack Mair, bought the company in the early 1940s and renamed it Maircraft. This company was one of the handful of solid kit producers who issued models in a consistent 1/48 scale during the 1930s and 1940s (others included Hawk and Dyna-Model). This lead to one of the most desirable and rare model kits ever produced in the USA - the wood/plastic 1/48 United DC-3 model issued immediately after World War 2. Other than the P-61 and a few other Maircraft offerings, most were simple kits that sold for the low price of about 35 cents and gave the owners many hours of pleasurable work. This kit features a full size plan with instructions steps, fuselage that is about 80% cut, profile cut parts, printwood and a small bag of details. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

MPC HMS Devonshire Missile Destroyer, 1/600, 1-5004

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc


Still factory sealed. From Airfix molds. The Devonshire was launched on June 10, 1960 and was the Royal Navy's first guided missile destroyer. Guided missiles included the Seaslug and Seacat systems.

UPC Four Masted Bark Kaiwo Maru / Nippon Maru 1930s - General Mills Cereal Premium -Japanese Navy Sailing Training Ship, 1/400, 5019

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


From the 1960s and still in the original General Mills labeled shipping box. Inside is a nice small scale four masted sailing ship molded in red, white, yellow and black plastic to minimize painting. Features full hull or waterline option, good deck fitting detail, separately molded yards and masts, premolded rat lines, billowing vac sails, display stand, sail diagram and detailed rigging diagram. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions. The two sister ships were built in Kobe and launched in 1930. They were both steel four-masted barques carrying royals over double top and topgallant sails. They served as school ships for the Japanese merchant marine. After WWII, they carried demobilized soldiers home, and up to 1951 made dozens of trips to Asia and the Pacific. In 1952, they worked to collect the remains of Japanese war dead from the South Pacific. The ships were replaced in 1989.

Hasegawa Lockheed F-22 Raptor + Aires Exhaust Nozzles + Eduard Brassin Wheels, 1/48, PT45

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


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Includes Eduard 648-017 F-22 Resin Wheels and Chocks and Aires #4484 F-22 Raptor Exhaust Nozzles (Open) in resin and photoetched metal. Both kits are complete and have not been used. The model itself is magnificently detailed. It features all fine recessed panel lines, excellent cockpit, optional position canopy, pilot figure, highly detailed weapons bay and sub weapons bay, optional position doors for both bays, excellent intakes and gear wells, AIM-9X Sidewinder and AIM-120C Missiles and a very large and extensive decal sheet for four different aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Ye Olde Huff-N-Puff 36' Wood Sheathed Refrigerator Car - SSW / St. Louis Southern Refrigerator Despatch 'Cotton Belt Route' - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87

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


Very high quality wood and metal kit from the Golden Age of HO Craftsman kit. Builds a very accurate and highly detailed prototype of the 36' Wooden Reefer. Kit features pre-cut and pre-scribed hardwood sides that are factory painted and colored for the Cotton Belt Route. Also includes pre-cut and milled floor and roof, other cut wood and stock as needed, metal doors, hatches, brake parts, bolsters, ladders, ice hatches and other metal details and more. The model has never been started. Most parts are still sealed in factory bags - those that were never sealed have been inventoried complete. Includes full size plans/instructions. If you have an interest in these kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article about their history located on this website. Please cut and paste this link in your browser to see it - http://www.oldmodelkits.com/blog/plastic-model-kit-history/the-ho-scale-model-railroading-revolution-of-the-1940s/

Hasegawa AV-8A Harrier - US Marines VMA-542 Captain P Owen, 1/72, B10

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM


Still factory sealed. Very well molded kit with good detail.

Hasegawa Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR Mk.1 - XV738 or XV739, 1/72, JS028-150

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair


Very well detailed model with fine raised panel detail. Includes decals for two aircraft, positionable exhaust ports and iron bomb/Aden Gun Pod/rocket launcher and drop tank underwing stores. This kit has not been started. The parts and decals are still in the factory sealed bag. The instructions are present but have some bug damage.

Aeroclub Fairey Fulmar Dunlop Balloon Type Tires and Tailwheel Strut, 1/72, AV050

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair


Factory new. Very clean castings. Never started and complete.

Sealand McDonnell Douglas DC-9 - Air Canada, 1/100, 101-428

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+


Very rare. A limited number of DC-9s and some 737 kits were marketed by Sealand Imports, Ltd of Burnaby Canada and originally made by Maquettes M&B (Scale Modelers M&B) of Ville de Lorraine, Canada. Inside is a very high quality large 1/100 scale Nitto DC-9 kit with very fine recessed panel lines, full instructions, a very large, colorful and complete Air Canada decal sheet for any registration number, decal placement sheet and a very large foldout color poster of the Air Canada DC-9. NOTE: the nose gear well was glued into one fuselage half at one point. The glue got old and it fell out. There is no other assembly and no painting. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, excellent decals and instructions.

Xotic-72 Kawanishi E15K1 Norm Float Plane - IJN Cruiser Oyodo 1944, 1/72, AU2023

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++


Limited issue kit from AV USK with injection molded parts, photo-etched brass details and color painting guide. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram Grumman F9F (A-5) Panther Jet, 1/48, 5456

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-


1990 release. Very finely molded and detailed kit with traditional high Monogram quality. Features detailed cockpit, gear wells, external load and much more. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Ardpol S.I.A. 7B (SIA 7B), 1/72, 72-037

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Very highly detailed resin kit. Features full interior, PE parts and full decals. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Blue Ribbon DeHavilland FB.5 Vampire - (ex-Heller) - Bagged, 1/72, RO 8232

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed


Still factory sealed. From ex-Heller molds and made in Mexico. Very nicely molded with recessed control surfaces and fine raised panel lines. Includes decals for RAF 112 Sq or 4 Esc 1/4 Lafayette Frierdrichafen Germany 1951.

Crest-Armtec German 150mm Nebelwefer, 1/76, 2

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed


All metal kit from the early 1960s. Excellent detail. Factory sealed.

Revell Douglas DC-8 Jet Mainliner - United Airlines- Jet Horizon Issue, 1/143, H242

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++


Mid 1960s issue in excellent condition. Same molds as 1955-1959 'S' issue. Kit has many special features: cowlings snap off to show detailed engines - wheels turn - doors can be opened or closed - passenger loading ramp included with United Decals. This kit has never been started. It is still in the internally sealed factory bag and includes decals and instructions.

Matchbox Curtiss SBC4 (SBC-4) Helldiver - US Navy USS Enterprise SV-6 or RAF Cleveland 1 'A' Flight 24 Sq Hendon 1940, 1/72, PK-35

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++


Contains decals for either version. USN version is 'Hi-Vis' with silver dope and yellow wings. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell BB-38 USS Pennsylvania - Battleship Sea Power Issue, 1/426, H422-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Hardbox is dated 1961. Rare kit of the Arizona's sister ship. Very nicely molded and detailed full hull kit. It can be superbly super-detailed with the Gold Medal Model PE detail set. The kit has never been started. Inventoried complete with all parts including decals and instructions. Please NOTE that the instructions have light bug damage and the decals have bug damage to the backing paper, but the the actual transfers have no damage. Also, part #19 had a chip out of it, so I included another #19 in mint condition from a later issue. The Pennsylvania was in dry-dock during the December 7th Pearl Harbor attack and survived with minimal damage. She was rebuilt and saw significant action in the Pacific in WWII, steaming over 150,000 miles from 1941 to 1945. It is thought that she may have fired more ammunition than any ship in history. She never once reported 'Not Ready' for any operation or need. After being used as a nuclear test ship at Bikini, she was towed to Kwajalein and sunk.

Hasegawa Convair F-106A Delta Dart - Massachusetts ANG 102FIW 101 FIS 'Cape Cod' (Demonstrator at 1985 COPPER FLAG) / ADTAC 49FIG 5FIS 'Spittin' Kittens' (Demonstrator at 1984 WILLIAM TELL), 1/72, C11

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Includes both colorful squadron decals. This high performance follow-up to the F-102 enjoyed a successful and long service life; I can remember seeing them in 'Alert 5' shelters at the Florida Air National Guard base at Jacksonville International in the 1980s. Kit is nicely detailed for it's age and features external tanks, optional position missile bay doors and a full load of Falcon Aim-4 E/F Air-to-Air Missiles. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Revell F-100C Super Sabre - Academy Master Modeler Issue, 1/70, H127-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


1962 USA hardbox issue which includes a box top painting you can frame and a colorful Master Modelers Stamp. This kit is made from the original 1956 'S' kit molds. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Aviation USK Kawasaki Ki-10 Perry, 1/72, AV1010

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


Limited edition kit. Well detailed and molded. Includes photoetched details and full decals. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.