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Hasegawa Messerschmitt Bf-109 E-3 - JG51 Josef Priller / JG54 Ltn Waldemar Wubke / JG51 Heinz Bar / JG2 Kommandeur, 1/72, AP8

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$22   

Still factory sealed. Includes an excellent decal sheet for all aircraft listed. Very cleanly molded with fine recessed panel lines.

Frog Blackburn Skua Dive Bomber - Red Series, 1/72, F162

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$24   

Very colorful box artwork issue. Finely molded in medium gray. Features separately molded ailerons, elevators and rudder. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Box has damage as shown in the photo Frog is considered the father of injection molded model kits. The Lines Brothers opened Frog in 1932, capitalizing on the fever caused by Lindberg's solo transatlantic flight. Almost overnight the western populations became 'Air-Minded', and anything aviation was in high demand. Frog created a quality line of stick and tissue rubber powered aircraft and gliders as well as innovative ready-to-fly rubber powered aircraft that required no assembly. The box even contained a built-in rubber motor winder and fuselage holder. Model airplane flight competitions were popular in Great Britain, and one category was 'Rise Off the Ground', or ROG. By changing this to 'Flies Right Off the Ground', the FROG name was born. In 1936 Frog created a line of injection molded plastic models, the first such kit line in the world (Hawk sold a line of injection molded aircraft models in 1934 but they were factory assembled and painted). Named 'Penguin' after the bird that does not fly, the kits were innovative beyond the means of production. At a time when models were simply built by wingspan, the Penguin line was a constant 1/72 scale. Furthermore, a large 1/72 Short S.30 Empire class flying boat contained a full interior and lights! A line of accessories such as AA guns, tractors, hanger, ambulance, sound locator, searchlights and lighting kits were quickly added to the line. WWII caused a pause in production. After the war the box color changed from silver to green, and Penguin kits were also marketed in the USA. Production ended in 1950. Frog quickly expanded and released the Red, Blue, Orange, Black, Green, Gold Token, Spin and Comet series as well as Trail Blazers and several others. It is noteworthy that while most manufactures in the 1940s/50 were making toy-like models, Frog attempted to make very realistic models. For example, 'detailing' kits with excessively large rivets was once very popular. Frog ignored this trend and continued to mold aircraft with fine panel lines and no rivets. As a result, Frog kits can be built into very realistic replicas. Production ended in the late 1970s, but Frog molds are still in use around the world.

Monogram Republic P-47D 'The Turtle' Thunderbolt - Young Model Builders Issue - Bagged, 1/48, 6908

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$29   

Still sealed in the original factory bag and includes color print. This is the YMBC version of the Monogram 1983 issue with the wonderful 'The Turtle' nose art. Older but high quality kit that builds to a beautiful model. Features full cockpit with sliding canopy, instrument panel, detailed pilot, seat, stick, gun sight, headrest and wheel wells. Includes two wing mounted 500 lb bombs and drop tank.

Eagles Talon ET115-82B Nakajima B6N Jill and 102 Kawasaki Ki-32 Mary - Bagged, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$19   

Includes both factory sealed, very high quality vac kits. Features all fine recessed panel lines, interiors, clear canopy, full plans and more.

AMT 1940 Ford Early Modifed - Dick 'Toby' Tobias, 1/25, T167

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$34   

1970s issue with 'T' part number. Very nice kit that can be built as a modified dirt track racer as shown or 'hog out' the windows for added realism. Features full engine, tube frame build up like the real race car, detailed suspension and exhaust and more. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The chrome was never factory sealed and has been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

RCM SSN-599 Patrick Henry Submarine with 5 Blade Screw, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged

$118   

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.

Hasegawa Grumman A-6A Intruder - VA-115 USS Midway CV-41 or VA-65 / Also VA-35 USS Enterprise or VA-196 USS Constellation, 1/72, 023

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$26   

Very nicely detailed kit with two decal sheets for four very colorful aircraft. Both sheets are from Hasegawa A-6A kits. Kit features fine raised and recessed panel lines, cockpit and gear well details and a variety of drop tank and iron bomb load-outs. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Hasegawa McDonnell Douglas MD-90 Two Kits - JAS Japan Air System, 1/200, LL18

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$34   

Still factory sealed but the seal has splits. High quality molds from 1997. Features extensive decals, optional position landing gear and display stand.

Skywave JMSDF Kirishima DDG174 Aegis Destroyer, 1/700, SW-2000

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$25   

Highly detailed waterline kit. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix Boeing 737 Lufthansa Sky King, 1/144, 03175-2

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$22   

1970s issue with T4 and Sky King logos. Nicely molded and detailed with fine raised panel lines and recessed control surface lines. Features separately molded passenger and baggage doors and optional position landing gear. Molded in silver and clear. With colorful Lufthansa decals. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

AMT Parts Decor Iron Horse Locomotive, 2906

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

$24   

Dated 1973. These kits were marketed under 'General Crafts' which was part of AMT. If you look closely, you can see AMT car parts making up much of the train! There are all chrome-plated engine and trim parts from a Chevrolet large commercial truck and yet another semi including gas tanks, trim rings, 5th wheel, exhaust stacks, bumper and more. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes glue, hanging hardware, frame and instructions. Although not a scale model kit, I can remember this being a very popular craft at the time. Includes a 14.75" x 10.75 frame with metallic trim, black background with part identification printed directly on it, plated plastic injection molded parts, glue and instructions. There were at least 6 craft sets total; 2805 Early Roadster, 2806 Airplane and 2807 Viking Ship were all 8.75" x 6.76"; the three others, 2905 Antique Auto, 2906 Iron Horse and 2907 Antique Planes were this size.

Italeri Ford 9000 LTL Semi Truck / Tractor, 1/24, 728

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$65   

Sale Pending
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NOTE: builder kit only, please read carefully. Very highly detailed. Features rolling chassis build, just like the real truck. With completely detailed steering and suspension. Has fully detailed engine, opening engine cover, full interior including sleeper and much more. NOTE: this kit has some very neat sub-assembly. The quality of assembly appears in parenthesis after each item. The basic frame rails, supports and front/rear suspension (professional), cab and engine shell (professional), sleeper shell (excellent+), alternator and pulley & three pulley/belt combo (professional) and engine block with a few accessories (excellent++). There is no other assembly and zero painting. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Anmark RMS Lusitania Ocaen Liner - (ex-Revell / ex-Entex / ex-Gunze Sangyo), 1/350, 7002

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$115   

Large and very well detailed kit from the original Revell molds. This model was reissued by Entex in the 1970s and more recently by Gunze Sangyo. The kit has never been started. Many parts are still in the factory sealed bags. The parts that are not internally sealed sealed have been inventoried and NOTE the kit is missing one part: #7 skylight. Can be scratch built; it resembles a small hut with a slanted roof. Includes decals and instructions.

MPC Lotus STP Indy Turbine Car with Tractor, 1/25, 800-150

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$45   

Original issue from 1968 of the unusual Turbine car. Features detailed turbine engine and four wheel drive set up, hollow rubber tires, interior with bucket seat, fire extinguisher, roll bar, instrument panel and competition steering wheel, disc brakes, battery and braces, detailed suspension and a scale model of a track tow tractor. Molded in bright dark red, chrome and clear with rubber tires. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The chrome and clear parts were never factory sealed and have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

Aurora Boeing 747 United, 1/156, 362-250

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$135   

Still factory sealed. Hardbox issue is dated 1968. Features full landing gear, clear cockpit windows, a clear display stand and colorful United decals.

Aurora Lockheed F-104 Starfighter, 1/62, 82-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$65   

Rare 1964 hardbox issue. It was originally '82-79' but Aurora put a '100' sticker over the '79.' This is the large ex-Comet F-104. In the early 1960s Aurora obtained Comet's line of molds. Comet, as was their custom, had made two of most kits - a smaller scale and a larger scale. Aurora reissued both F-104s - the 1/110 small scale and this 1/62 larger scale version. Aurora did not make many of the 1/62 edition and possibly only issued them once - this is probably due to the fact that Lindberg and Hawk already had excellent 1/48 scale F-104 kits on the market. The aircraft is molded in silver and clear, and oddly the stand (which Aurora modified for their issue) is molded in gloss medium gray. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. Decals and instructions are in excellent condition with light yellowing and edge wear being the only flaws.

Revell Martin Lacrosse Missile with Mobile Launcher - US Army Surface to Surface Missile, 1/40, H1816

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$65   

Not the original issue from 1958, but the 1997 reissue from the original molds with the original box art. Very highly detailed kit. Has moving launch arms, opening doors, sliding ladders, rotating wheels, rubber tires, moving fins and a launch crew of three. 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 (missile and tires) have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

Airfix Heinkel He-111 H-20 Medium Bomber, 1/72, 484

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$34   

Type Three logo issue from the 1960s. Dramatic artwork of He-111s on a high-level bombing raid over the Russian front. Kit features elevating and rotating gun and turret, full crew, movable ailerons, elevators and rudder, optional position landing gear and external bomb load. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Guillows Lockheed P-38L Lightning - 40 Inch Wingspan Flying Model, 1/13, 2001

Wood and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$58   

Very large flying model for free flight, .049 U-Control, static display or rubber power. Although it is not in the instructions, many people have converted this model to R/C with electric power. Features stick and tissue construction, a large number of plastic vac parts, clear vac canopy, detailed cardstock parts, full decals and much more. 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 have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

Trumpeter USS Texas BB35 Battleship, 1/350, 05340

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$79   

Still factory sealed. Very highly detailed kit with 840 parts and three PE frets.