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AMT 1995 Pontiac Firebird Formula, 1/25, 6562

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$28   

Still factory sealed. Features Goodyear eagle GS-C tires, 5.7liter V-8 engine with 275 hp, opening hood, detailed engine compartment, interior and underside. Over 100 parts molded in color, clear and rubber.

Monogram 1995 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1, 1/24, 2455

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$34   

Still factory sealed. Very well done kit of the last production year for the 170 mph ZR-1. Features DOHC aluminum LT5 motor with unique induction system, 5-spoke wheels, opening hood, detailed interior and complete suspension/underside details. Molded in yellow, clear, transparent red, chrome plated and rubber tires.

Revell Grumman F-14D Super Tomcat, 1/48, 4729

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$26   

Still factory sealed. Large 1/48 scale kit features dual IR/TV sensor pod, detailed cockpit with authentic NACES seats, optional position canopy, AIM-54 Phoenix, AIM-7 Sparrow and AIM-9 Sidewinder loads, markings for two airplane and more.

Monogram McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, 1/48, 5801

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$22   

Still factory sealed. 1991 issue in 1/48 scale. Very well detailed kit with typical Monogram high fit and finish. Includes full weapons load out with AIM-7 Sparrow, AIM-9 Sidewinder and drop tank, ECM pod, complete cockpit detail, optional position canopy, tail hook, speed brake and radome, detailed radar and wheel wells, pilot and ground crew figures, decals for three aircraft and more.

Monogram Chevrolet 1953 Corvette Roadster, 1/24, 2291

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$24   

Still factory sealed. 1991 issue of perhaps the finest 1/24 scale kit of the first legendary Corvette. Kit is very finely molded in chrome, clear, white, red and rubber rires. Features full rolling chassis with complete suspension and exhaust detail, "Blue Flame" 6 motors for 1953 and 1954, detailed interior, opening hood and optional soft convertible top.

Italeri Junkers Lufthansa Ju-52 - Manfred von Richtohofen, 1/72, 150

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$29   

Still factory sealed. Has markings for the 'von Richtohofen' Lufthansa, SAS or Swiss Air. Very nicely detailed kit with complete interior and cockpit.

Hobby Craft British Nieuport 17 (Nie.17), 1/32, HC1686

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+++

$36   

Large 1/32 scale kit is well detailed. Features complete cockpit and engine assemblies. Very large and colorful decal sheet. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

ESCI Fiat G-91 Gina Pan - Frecce Tricolori, 1/48, SC-4028

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$29   

Large scale (1/48) Gina. Kit features cockpit detail, optional position speed brakes and canopy, detailed gear wells, smoke tank and blocked gun ports. Includes large and colorful decal sheet for the Italian Air Force Acrobatic Team 313 Gruppo G-91R-1B (modified). The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Hobby Craft Mikoyan Gurevich Mig-17F - North Vietnamese or Indonesian Air Forces, 1/48, HC-1593

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$26   

Large 1/48 scale Mig-17. Features detailed cockpit and landing gear wells, all recessed panel lines and drop tanks. Has decals for both air forces. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Adams Saab 35 Draken - Supersonic Fighter (J-35), 1/48, K500-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$85   

Rare kit from 1959. Features retractable landing gear, opening canopy and missiles that actually launch from the central pod. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Adams was founded by Steve Adams and released plastic assembly kits in the late 1950s. The company was innovative and the general quality of most kits was very high for the time- so much that builders (not just collectors) still seek the kits today. Adams is best known today for a series of military vehicles and missiles, although they also released an aircraft (Draken), helicopter (YH-41), balloon (La Coquette) and ship (SS Savannah). Some of these appeared in gift sets as well. The Adams smaller scale (1/40) Atomic Cannon, Hawk Missile Battery, Honest John, Vanguard (1/80) and Thor (1/87)missiles and other kits are still sought after today. Combinations of these kits were issued in gift sets, which are very desirable collector's items today. In the late 1950s, Adams entered into a joint venture with Revell, and several of the military kits were released under the Revell label, such as the Jeep among others. Around 1960 there was a disagreement between Adams and Revell, and the agreement was terminated. Sometime after this, Adams quit the plastic model business, and Life-Like purchased most of the Adams molds.

Carl Goldberg Models Gentle Lady - 2-Meter R/C Sailplane, SP-1

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$129   

This 78 and 1/4 inch wingspan glider is legendary for it's performance and still flown today. 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 kit was factory packed in a rugged and sturdy box. The model will be shipped with this box only (no external box) unless you request otherwise. Carl Goldberg was a gifted designer of model aircraft, and his career spanned the evolution of flying models. His designs and number of titles won in competition at the Nationals is legendary. His first competition was the 1928 Nationals, where he received honorable mention. By 1934 he won the indoor Nats and in 1935 he opened a Hobby Shop, among the first in the nation (the first one was probably opened by Cleveland Models Ed Packard). Awards came quickly. He wrote articles for Model Airplane News, and was Comet's top designer from 1939 till 1945. After Comet, he worked with Mike Schlesinger and Sid Axelrod on what eventually became Top-Flite Models. In 1955 he founded Carl Goldberg Models and released a still-popular line of scale, rubber, gas, glider and RC models. Needless to say, Goldberg's models are of the highest quality.

Modelcraft The Ghost - 48 inch Wingpsan Nordic Glider with Auto Rudder for Free Flight or R/C Conversion

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$75   

Most likely from the 1950s. Nordic style towline glider. 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).

Modelcraft Toshi Matsudo's Zero - 42 inch Winspan for R/C Conversion or Free Flight

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$85   

Classic award-winning design from the 1950s. Big 42 inch wingspan, total weight with engine 6 to 6.5 ounces. 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). Designed for 'Sniffing Thermals', the honored pastime of a generation of model enthusiasts. Flying model aircraft predated powered flight; however, balsa wood and printwood were not introduced until the early 1930s and the hobby took off, as well as the hunt for thermals. Gas flight began in the early 1930s, and early gas powered models, all powered by Brown engines, took home so many awards that they were forever separated in competition from rubber powered models. Design of gas models was tricky since RC (radio control) models could not yet be applied to the mass market; so a gas model had to not only fly and climb under power, but then glide sufficiently - all without any operator inputs once the airplane took off. Getting the wing up out of the propeller airflow was a huge improvement, and this type of design proliferated. This is one example of a parasol style 1950s free-flight competition aircraft.

California Model Co Spacer A-B - 66 inch Wingspan Class A/ B Gas Free Flight

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$85   

Another classic design by Sal Taibi. This is not the original box, but a replacement box with the original label on it. The kit has never been started and is complete. Note: The kit will be shipped in this strong box and will be shipped that way unless you ask for it to be placed into another box.

Maircraft Buzzard Bombshell - 69 inch Wingspan Class C Gas Free Flight or R/C Conversion

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$165   

The fantastic Buzzard Bombshell was a record setting aircraft in the very late 1930s/early 1940s. The plane won the AMA National Class C Open in 1940 with a flight of 49 min and 50 seconds. Kit contains many prefabricated parts to speed assembly as well as a clear canopy, formed gear struts, full scale plans and more. This kit is from the early 1940s or perhaps as late as 1947/48 when Maircraft went out of business. 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).

Pica Focke-Wulf FW-190 D-9 Dora - 65 inch Wingspan Stand-Off Scale R/C Airplane - (FW190D9)

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

$375   

Rare and large kit. Includes many plastic and prefabricated wooden parts to speed assembly. For .6 engines, electric conversion and 4-6 channels RC. This kit has not been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

AMT-Hasegawa Lockheed F-104 Starfighter - Greek and Spanish AF Markings, 1/72, A-625-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$35   

From high quality Hasegawa molds. Short-lived venture by AMT to promote Hasegawa model kits under the AMT name. Kits were molded in Japan then boxed in the USA. Unique decal choices for Royal Hellenic Air Force (Greece), Italian and Spanish Air Forces. This kit has not been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Strombecker North American F-86F Sabre Jet - Woodline Issue, G-44

Wood and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$38   

Strombecker was famous for this line of precarved hardwood and plastic kits. All parts are made to shape, including the fuselage, which made these kits easy to assembly and finish. The scale is not listed but has a 6.5 inch wingspan when completed. This kit also includes a clear injection molded canopy, wooden base, wire support, color decals, glue and sandpaper and a stand. When complete it makes an impressive desk top display. Never started. 100% complete with all parts and plans. The decals have been neatly cut but are complete.

AMT-Hasegawa Mitsubishi G4M1 Betty Type 1 MkII - (Hasegawa Molds), 1/72, A-681

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$32   

In an effort to boost their quality and product line, AMT formed marketing agreement to sell high quality Hasegawa kits in AMT packages in the USA. This venture was short-lived as Hasegawa soon penetrated the US market without AMT assistance. Model features movable propeller and wheels, optional position landing gear and cockpit with a crew of three. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell Grumman A-6E Intruder, 1/48, 4578

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$39   

Still factory sealed. 1988 issue with highest mold quality. Large scale Intruder. Features detailed cockpit, complete underwing stores, detailed gear wells and decals for both aircraft.