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Monogram Focke-Wulf FW-190 - A-8/R-3 - A-7/R2 - A7/R3 - A-5/U8 - A-8/R1 - A-5/U3 Tropical - White Box Issue, 1/48, 6804

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$34   

1973 release with interesting box art variation. This is one of two early 'White Box' issues. The kit is from the original molds as the impressive 'Four Star' kit from 1965. Very well molded kit can make any of 6 versions listed and also includes decals for all variants. Has optional position canopy and landing gear with a very large variety of underwing stores and gun options. Paint guide for all variants is included. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Monogram Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat - (F6F5) 'White Box' Issue, 1/48, 6832

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$38   

1973 release of the classic Four Star kit from 1963. This is one of a very popular series of World War II aircraft that Monogram originally released in the 1960s. The wings fold properly as on actual aircraft, the landing gear retracts including tail wheel and arresting hook and includes bombs, drop tanks and rockets. Well molded and detailed kit for that time. The model has never been started. The blue parts are still in the factory sealed bag; the black and clear parts were never factory sealed and have been inventoried 100% complete. Includes decals and instructions.

Hudson Miniatures 1903 Ford A Model With Working Brass Lanterns, 1/16

Wood and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$89   

Includes 'Made In Japan for Aristocraft 'Old Time Auto Headlights 1-12 volts brass. These lanterns are beautiful and they used the original Hudson plastic parts as a pattern as they are identical in every way, except these are brass and include operating lights. Never used and still factory sealed inside with instructions. The actual kit is dated 1949 and very highly detailed for that time. Features numerous die-cut, machined and cut wood parts, beautiful plastic wheels, lights, steering wheel, horn and other accessories, metal parts and die cut cardstock. Although all of Hudson's 1/16 kits have excellent detail, this one has even more detail than usual thanks to Hudson's engineers having access to the actual car. This kit has never been started. The small parts are still in the internally sealed factory bag and the other parts that were never sealed have been inventoried complete with all parts and plans/instructions. This car was one of the first Ford Automobiles and the first 'A' model. It sold for $900 in 1903. Hudson Miniatures created a very popular line of automobile kits in a constant 1/16 scale shortly after WWII. The kits sold very well...so well that you could argue that Gowland & Gowland borrowed Hudson's subject matter for their ground-breaking 'Highway Pioneers.' The Hudson Miniatures 'Old Timers' even spawned a line of imitators, with Fador's 'Smallster' being one of the better in quality. Sales did drop on the appearance and popularity of the much smaller (and less accurate) Gowland/Revell 'Highway Pioneers' in 1951. When the all-injection molded Gowland kits proved not to be a passing fad, Hudson quickly planned and released his own all-plastic, small-scale competition called 'Lil' Old Timers Quickie Kits.' The kits were of excellent quality, but it was too little too late. Additionally, sales of the excellent wooden kits faltered further in the next few years with the introduction of accurate, 1/24 and 1/32 all-plastic cars in the mid 1950s. This forced Hudson to discontinue the wood kits and the plastic line was sold to Revell and subsequently re-released. Today, these excellent, big 1/16 kits are often the only model available of these early automobiles. In the mid 1960s Aurora thought so highly of Hudson Miniatures that they purchased the wood kit assets and released a very small number of these in all-plastic models.

Hudson Miniatures 1911 Brush Model C Delivery Old Timers, 1/16

Wood and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$79   

Dated 1949. Large scale and very well detailed for that time. Features numerous die-cut and machined/cut to shape wooden parts, beautiful plastic wheels, grill, steering wheel, lights and other accessories, metal louvered hood, metal stock and parts and die-cut cardstock. Although all of Hudson's 1/16 kits are excellent, this one has even more detail than usual thanks to Hudson's engineers having access to the actual car owned by Mr. Austin Clark. This kit has never been started. The small parts are still factory bag sealed while the parts that were never sealed have been inventoried complete including two sheets of excellent plans/instructions. The Brush Delivery Model C was manufactured by Brush Runabout Company, which was a division of the famous United States Motors. It sold for $650 and was powered by a one cylinder 64 HP engine linked to a gear-set type two speed + reverse multiple disc clutch transmission. Hudson Miniatures created a very popular line of automobile kits in a constant 1/16 scale shortly after WWII. The kits sold very well...so well that you could argue that Gowland & Gowland borrowed Hudson's subject matter for their ground-breaking 'Highway Pioneers.' The Hudson Miniatures 'Old Timers' even spawned a line of imitators, with Fador's 'Smallster' being one of the better in quality. Sales did drop on the appearance and popularity of the much smaller (and less accurate) Gowland/Revell 'Highway Pioneers' in 1951. When the all-injection molded Gowland kits proved not to be a passing fad, Hudson quickly planned and released his own all-plastic, small-scale competition called 'Lil' Old Timers Quickie Kits.' The kits were of excellent quality, but it was too little too late. Additionally, sales of the excellent wooden kits faltered further in the next few years with the introduction of accurate, 1/24 and 1/32 all-plastic cars in the mid 1950s. This forced Hudson to discontinue the wood kits and the plastic line was sold to Revell and subsequently re-released. Today, these excellent, big 1/16 kits are often the only model available of these early automobiles. In the mid 1960s Aurora thought so highly of Hudson Miniatures that they purchased the wood kit assets and released a very small number of these in all-plastic models.

AMT-Matchbox BAC Lightning F Mk.2A / F Mk.6 - RAF No.74 Sq Singapore August 1970 / Lightning F.2A No.92 Sq. West Germany June 1974, 1/72, 7124

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$22   

From Matchbox molds. Has decals for both aircraft. The Singapore aircraft took part in Exercise Bersatu Padu. Five nations participated in this multi-service exercise in Singapore and Western Malaya. Lightnings flew standing air patrols, refueled day and night, and successfully intercepted attacking Vulcans and Canberras. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Fujimi British Aerospace HS-1182 Hawk Mk. 50/51 - Finnish Air Force or Indonesian Air Force, 1/72, 4

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$29   

Very finely molded with all recessed panel lines. Very good detail. Includes decals for both aircraft and underwing load out. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram Classics and Century Series Patches - TBD-1 / FW-190 / Ford Tri-Motor / Hu-16 Albatross / Kingfisher / Century Series - Bagged

Other Materials,   Box Condition: No Box

$14   

Includes the six patches listed in mint condition. Monogram Classics patches are approximately 4 x 1.5 inches each and the Century Series patch is 2 x 2 inches. Never used and in mint condition.

Krugozor Yakovlev Yak-18 - Light Acrobatic Aircraft, 1/40

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG

$38   

Still factory sealed. Classic Cold War kit in large 1/40 scale. I have listed this as a Krugozor ('Horizon') release as it has their logo and name on a short side and appears to be dated 1975, which would align with Krugozor production. Krugozor (or MFDI) took over Yunyj Tyechinik production in the mid 1970s and production continued till 1993. Yunyj Tyechinik orignally succeeded MZMPI, which was the first kit manufacture in the USSR.

MPC Kingfisher OS2U-1 Profile Series - Lt. JG Burns Truk Rescue April 1944 / Observation Sq 3 USS Mississippi 1941 / Ensign PL Ferber Peleliu Sept 1944 - (OS2U1), 1/72, 2-1106-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$34   

Still in the factory seal. Kit can be built with wheels or floats and features markings for all three historical aircraft. Lt. JG Burn's aircraft was the one that picked up 9 downed pilots in one day during the famous air raid on Truk Lagoon in April 1944.

Fujimi North American Rockwell F-86F Sabre - JASDF, 1/72, F-18

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

$22   

Still factory sealed but the seal has split. This model dates from when Fujimi made the finest models in the world. Features all very fine recessed panel lines, detailed cockpit, air inlet + compressor fans, gear wells and even the backs of the gear doors, optional position speed brakes and two piece canopy as well as very colorful JSDF markings.

Airfix DH Mosquito F.V. VI - Craftmaster Issue, 1/72, 1-49

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$26   

Very colorful 'Black Sides' Craftmaster artwork with a '109 exploding in flames while a FW-190 moves in to attack. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix Fairey Battle - RAF or Belgian Air Force, 1/72, 03032-6

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$28   

1978 issue with fourth Airfix logo. Nicely molded and well detailed kit with full cockpit, moving ailerons, optional bomb load and crew. Has decals from one of the most memorable Battle actions at the Maastricth bridges in May 1940 when five Battles of No. 12 Squadron, all flown by volunteers, were all shot down. Also includes decals for Belgian Air Force. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix Dornier Do-217 E.2 - Craftmaster Issue, 1/72, 1402-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$29   

Still factory sealed. Action-packed Craftmaster artwork shows a British fighter in a hot gun battle with the main Do-217, which is receiving major damage. Another Do-217 released it's bomb load, while the starboard wing on another snaps away in flames as the crew hits the silk. Kit features movable elevators, rudders and ailerons, elevating gun and rotating turret, cockpit detail, four crew members and rotating wheels and props.

Monogram SA-16B Albatross - Air Rescue Amphibian, 1/72, PA20-149

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-

$55   

Second issue hardbox dated 1957. An excellent kit with finely molded detail and excellent fit. Features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels and props, three man crew, optional position door and two survivors in life rafts. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. The Albatross was the primary sea rescue aircraft of the Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service, a branch of MAC - Military Airlift Command. Operational service began in 1947 and Hu-16s saw wartime action in Vietnam. The first issue is P20 and the second is PA20; the 'P' designation lasted less than a year.

Revell Douglas DC-9 Prototype, 1/120, H246

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$85   

Still in the factory seal. Revell of Great Britain issue. Unusual 1960s kit of the early short fuselage original DC-9.

Revell Douglas DC-7C Swissair, 1/122, H267

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$38   

Not the original 'S' issue but the 1997 reissue. Ideal builder with very colorful Swissair decals. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell F-84F Thunderstreak - Pre 'S' Issue, 1/54, H215-79

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

$100   

1955 Pre 'S' issue with dramatic box artwork. Kit features rotating wheels, cockpit and pilot, 'Revelving' clear globe stand and is molded in gloss silver. Never started. 100% inventoried complete with all parts/decals and instructions present.

Gowland & Gowland Bonne Homme Richard - Shipyard Ships in Miniature

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$25   

Rare early ship kit from 1952. Very nicely detailed and molded, especially for that era. Includes sails, molded base and clear sheet plastic with the ratlines printed on them to simplify assembly. The box sides illustrates and names the 10 kits of this line. All were available in regular (such as this kit) or 'Ship In A Bottle' versions. This kit has never been started and is still sealed in the original 'krinkle' bag. It appears that Gowland & Gowland has not received the credit that it deserves in the plastic kit revolution that took America by storm in the early 1950s. Gowland developed the first all plastic car made in the USA in 1950, the 1911 Maxwell. Even more interesting is that Kevin and Jack Gowland developed the 'Highway Pioneers' in 1951 which heralded the future for the American Hobby Industry. The reason that Gowland's name is not in the fore-front of model history is that Precision Specialties (later Revell) did the distribution for Gowland. The Shipyard in Miniature contains 9 ships total: Bon Homme Richard, Constitution, Revenue cutter, the Savannah, Flying Cloud, Gertrude L. Thebaud, Golden Hind, Mayflower and Santa Maria.

Revell IAI F-21 Kfir 'Young Lion' - US Marines, 1/100, 4069

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$16   

Still factory sealed. Detailed cockpit and landing gear. Molded in color and clear.

Revell Mig-25 Foxbat, 1/100, 4068

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$16   

Still factory sealed. Features detailed landing gear, four AA-6 Acrid missiles and molded in gray and clear.