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Tamiya M5A1 US Light Tank, 1/35, 3597

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Excellent, well detailed kit. It has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Guillows Curtiss Robin 1930s Sport plane - 24 inch Wingspan RC/CL/Rubber Powered Kit, 305

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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From 1965. Large scale and well designed kit. Can be flown rubber free flight, gas free flight, or converted to electric RC using today's small and light servos and receivers. Features plastic engine heads and cowl/radiator, quality die-cut balsa parts, strip wood and spars, die-cut plywood firewall, fully finished wooden wheels and thrust button, metal stock as required, rubber motor and plastic prop, metal prop shaft, clear cabin window material, colored tissue and a big sheet of excellent decals. Includes excellent full size plans with detailed instructions. 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. Guillow's founder, Paul K. Guillow, was a WWI naval aviator. In 1926 he began producing wooden model airplane kits. His 'Shelf Models' were some of the earlier non-flying models in production. Guillow's grew during the model boom of the 1930s, and when the Depression hit the hardest, Guillow's responded with lower prices and became one of the low price leaders, frequently advertising in Model Airplane News and other leading publications. During the war, like most manufacturers, Guillow's was forced to alternative materials such as cardboard and pine. Guillow's survived the post WWII slump by creating many inexpensive profile flying rubber powered aircraft and gliders in the 1950s (along with North Pacific) which became famous - some are still available today. The stick and tissue lines have been updated with laser cut parts and are still in production as of 2009.

Pocher Fiat 130 HP Grand Prix de France 1907, 1/8, K70

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Pocher made the finest automobile models ever created. The detail and working parts on these long out-of-production, big 1/8 scale kits is amazing. This kit is a prefect reproduction of the original car that won 1st place at the 1907 Grand Prix de France with an average of 113.612 KPH with Felice Nazzaro as the pilot. The prototype of this car was used with the original drawings to create this model. It has 823 parts of plastic, brass, steel, leather, iron, rubber, copper, aluminum and other materials. Features include super detailed engine, opening hood, complete interior, all pilot controls, operating steering, working suspension, operating steel drive chains and more. The kit has never been started. All parts are still in the factory sealed bags but NOTE: two bags had torn open due to age. I inventoried those two bags and they are complete. I taped them shut for safe transport. Recommended for experienced models only. Shipping insurance (and Express Mail for international customers) is required.

Monogram P-38L / P-38M 2 Seat Night Fighter / P-38J / F-5 Lightning - Four Star Kit, 1/48, PA97-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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SALE!! First issue hardbox from 1964. Highly detailed and well molded for that time. Builds any of four versions including 2-Seat Night Fighter, day fighter, 'Droop Snoot' with bomber nose and F5 photo recon version. Never started. 100% inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Monogram C-47 Skytrain with Paratroopers, 1/90, PA11-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

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Perhaps the finest older C-47 kit and a favorite today for 'classic builds.' Dated 1955 with very good quality. Features turning props and main wheels, two pilot figures, 'Sky Train' decals, fuselage doors that can be placed open or closed, boarding ladder and four paratrooper figures. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram Wright Cyclone 9 Radial Engine (C9HE) - Four Star Issue, 1/12, PE52-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Classic 1959 first issue of the famous Wright C9HE Cyclone 9 that powered The SBD Dauntless, B-17, DC-3, A-12, SA-16 Albatross, Stratoliner, B-18, B-10 and so many others. Large-scale kit is molded in black, red, grey and copper so no painting is needed. Has cut-away, optional operational cylinder if you wish to add it. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, stickers, instructions and special booklet on the Cyclone 9.

Revell Focke-Wulf FW-200C Condor, 1/72, 4424

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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1982 reissue of the original 1965 kit. Has many operating features: movable control surfaces, rotating props, moving wheels and gun turrets and full crew. Never started. Inventoried with all parts, decals and instructions. NOTE: two prop blades are broken off; one is present and the other is missing. one gear brace has a leg broken off but the leg is present.

Revell Focke-Wulf Fw-190, 1/72, H615-60

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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One piece box is dated 1962 and has frameable artwork. This issue is a few years later than that date due to the 60 cent price extension. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

MPC Boeing B-29 Superfortress - 'Eddie Allen' or 'Joltin' Josie - The Pacific Pioneer' (ex-Airfix), 1/72, 2500-250

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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From original Airfix 1960s molds. Highly detailed kit with many working features. Has interior, opening bomb bay doors, full bomb bay detail and weapons load, moving control surfaces and optional position landing gear and a display stand. Decals for 'Eddie Allen' and 'Joltin Josie - The Pacific Pioneer.' The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. The decals are in exceptional condition, which is rare for these kits. Also includes a large black display base, four clear prop discs and custom (as well as standard) decals.

MPC Boeing B-29 Superfortress - 'Eddie Allen', 1/72, 2500-250

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

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Still factory sealed, but there are four pencil-sized holes in the seal and box. From original Airfix molds. Highly detailed kit with many working features. Has complete interior, opening bomb bay doors, full bomb bay detail and weapons load, moving control surfaces and optional position landing gear and a display stand. Decals for "Eddie Allen".

Revell Vietnam Air Cav Team Bell Huey Helicopter UH-1D & Hughes OH-6A Loach, 1/32, 4454

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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1986 issue containing both big-scale kits. The UH-1D is from the 1967 molds. It features a 18 inch rotor span, detailed Lycoming T53 Jet Engine with removable cowling, highly detailed interior and cockpit with opening cabin doors and moving rotors. Includes pilot and gunner figure. The OH-6 is well molded with fine raised details, complete cockpit and compartment, pilot figure and working main and tail rotors. The kits have not been started. Each is still sealed in the internal clear factory bags. With decals and instructions.

Hobby Craft Avro CF-105 Arrow, 1/72, HC1392

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Nicely molded kit with all recessed panel lines. Includes decals for 201 through 205. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions. The fantastic all-Canadian replacement for the CF-100 that was canceled immediately before the first production airframes left the assembly line. The prototypes had flown a great number of hours and the airplane was a great success. The cancellation of the project is in some ways still a mystery today in some aviation circles.

Rich Niederhof Payment Link ONLY

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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For Rich Niederhof only. Special payment link.

Tamiya TWO KITS Sd. Kfz 232 LSchwerer Panzerspahwagen (8Rad), 1/35, 35036

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Includes two models in one box. One is complete; the other one may be missing a few parts or may be complete; the parts are loose. Detailed kit from high quality molds. Never started and includes decals and instructions.

Testors Bell 206 Jet Ranger - US Navy or US Army, 1/32, 403

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Still factory sealed. Ex-IMC large scale (1/32) kit. Has decals and paint guide for both helicopters. Originally from the early 1970s and with good detail for that time and many operating features. Features full interior, complete engine, removable cowling and opening cabin and cargo doors.

Sterling P-51D Mustang Drops Bombs In Flight - 24 Inch Wingspan for R/C / Control Line / Free Flight, A13-398

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Purchased new in 1967 in Cleveland, OH. This kit is part of Sterling's expensive big-wingspan series that was designed for R/C and also includes numerous extra parts for control line operation. Can also be flown free-flight. Very nicely produced stick-and-tissue model that features high quality die-cut balsa sheet parts, stripwood and spars, fully formed wire landing gear struts, finished wheels, other wood and metal stock as required, light plastic engine cowl, spinner, air scoop, exhaust manifolds, bomb and many other details, perfect condition vacuformed plastic canopy that is not even yellowed, rubber motor, plastic prop, a big set of decals, coving tissue and excellent full size plans with detailed instructions. Never started and inventoried complete. Sterling was a famous manufacturer dating back to the 1930/40s flying model craze. Although they continued to produce kits for decades after the flying model slump following World War II, they eventually fell victim to the general lack of interest in modeling that occurred in the early 1980s. I always considered Sterling kits to be deluxe kits as they had the action features and included everything needed to complete the model.

Sterling Beechcraft Bonanza - 22 Inch Wingspan With Operating Landing Gear For R/C or Free Flight, A3-249

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Purchased new on March 31, 1966 in a hobby shop on Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH. Very nicely produced stick-and-tissue model with landing gear that operates in flight. Can be flown with rubber, electric, gas, control line or converted to RC with modern lightweight systems. Features high quality die-cut balsa sheet parts, stripwood and spars, fully formed wire landing gear struts, finished wheels, other wood and metal stock as required, light plastic nose cowl, spinner and other details, beautiful clear vacuformed one-piece cabin window set (still mint not yellowed), rubber motor, plastic prop, a big decals sheet that includes registration, Bonanza ID trim and full side strips as shown, coving tissue and excellent full size plans with detailed instructions. Never started and complete. Sterling was a famous manufacturer dating back to the 1930/40s flying model craze. Although they continued to produce kits for decades after the flying model slump following World War II, they eventually fell victim to the general lack of interest in modeling that occurred in the early 1980s. I always considered Sterling kits to be 'deluxe' as they had the action features and were much nicer than most other kits of this type.

Monogram A/B-26C Invader (A-26 B-26), 1/48, 85-5508

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG

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Still factory sealed and the seal has drawn the top of the box concave as shown. Very highly detailed and features full interior with all stations represented, optional position landing gear and bomb bay doors with detailed bay and weapons.

Revell Cunard RMS Queen Mary Ocean Liner, 1/568, H311

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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1971 release of this popular kit with beautiful box artwork. Well detailed, 20.75 inch long full hull kit of the classic Cunard Ocean Liner. This kit has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals, flags and instructions.

Hasegawa Lockheed P-3C / CP-140 Orion - RCAF (Canadian) or US Navy VP-19, 1/72, 1147

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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From the 1980s. Nicely detailed and has excellent mold quality. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions.