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Roundhouse-Model Die Casting 21' Hopper Mine Ore Car Great Northern - Metal HO Craftsman Kit with Sprung Metal Trucks, 1/87, H100

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Includes working sprung metal trucks. Roundhouse (by Model Die Casting) was a famous manufacture of HO Craftsman kits in the 1940s/1950s. This is one of their all- metal car kits. Very well detailed and crisply cast with little or no flash. Molded in details are superb. Features all metal one piece floor, car ends, one piece hopper, factory painted and lettered sides for GN, brake set, couplers, pocket doors, bushings, screws as needed, full instructions with drawings and more. The prepainted sides are as new and were only removed to take this photograph. The car ends, hopper and floor are very straight for easy assembly. They are not warped, as is common with some all metal kits. The kit has never been started. Many parts are still factory sealed - those that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including instructions.

RCM Curtiss P-6E Hawk, 1/32

Vacuform,   Box Condition: Bagged


Very large scale (1/32) 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 airframe components, full size plans plus metal or resin parts such as wheels, prop, struts, etc. 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.

AHM North American P-51D Mustang, 1/144, K412-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Very cleanly molded and detailed. Includes injection molded canopy, display stand and bombs. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

UPC Fairey Gannet Mk.1 or Mk.4 (ex-Frog), 1/72, 5081-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++


From quality Frog molds. Scott Eidson box art. 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. UPC stood for Universal Powermaster Corporation which was based out of New York City, NY. UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufactures and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Scott Eidson, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. All UPC production ended in the 1970s.

Monogram McDonnell-Douglas AV-8B Harrier - US Marines, 1/48, 5448

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint


Still factory sealed. High quality Monogram kit from 1987. Features positionable thrust nozzles, detailed cockpit and landing gear and full stores.

MPC B-24D Liberator Profile Series - 466th BG 8th AF / 98th BG 15th AF / Liberator B Mk. VI 356 Sq SEAC, 1/72, 2-2001-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++


Markings for three aircraft: 466 BG, 8th AF - 98 BG, 15th AF and RAF 356 Sqdn, SEAC. Well detailed kit. Features moving guns and rotating turrets, movable control surfaces, retracting landing gear, rotating props and wheels, optional position crew entry door and boarding ladder. Never started. Factory sealed internal bag with decals and instructions. Decals are 'excellent', but please read the articles on this website about 'Using or Restoring Old Decals' before using any older kit decals.

Glencoe McDonnell XV-1 Convertiplane, 1/32, 5201

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


Still factory sealed. From ITC molds. Large 1/32 scale kit with good detail for the time. Includes full interior, pilot and instrument panels, sliding clear entry doors, working rotors and prop, movable ailerons and US Army decals.

Revell F-15E Strike Eagle, 1/32, 4719

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Large 1/32 scale kit from 1989. Very nicely detailed with all fine recessed panel lines, detailed cockpit, rubber tires, complete weapons stores, separate 'Fast Pack' conformal fuel tanks, detailed gear wells, optional position landing gear, canopy and speed brake, optional position nose with detailed radome and markings for two aircraft. Includes full painting guide. This kit has never been started. It is either still in the internally sealed factory bag or has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Heller Messerschmitt Me-109K (Bf-109K) - I/JG 77 or III/JG 27 1945, 1/72, 80229

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Contains markings for both aircraft. 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.

Aoshima AM22 E16 A1-2 Seaplane Zuiun - for Motorizing, 1/72, 304

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Early 1960s Japanese kit with high gloss box top and very collectible box art. Wings fold and has options of two different (open or closed) windshields. Model is made to be motorized. Includes wiring, display stand and clear battery box. As with most all early Japanese motorized kits, the motor/battery box was not included for customs/import reasons. Never started. Factory sealed bag complete with decals and instructions.

Crown Publishers Spad XIII and Spad VII - (Two Kits), 1/32

Cardstock Paper Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Contains two 1/32 scale Spad cardstock kits. Very highly detailed including the cockpit. Beautifully printed model in high quality color - no painting needed. Very highly detailed and illustrated instructions. Never started and complete.

Hawk 2 Great Crates of WWI Spad XIII & Nieuport 17 C-1, 1/48, 525-98

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


1960 hardbox issue that contains both kits. Hawk's Spad and Nieuport are considered classics and were v ery nicely molded kits for that time. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Aurora Boeing F4B-4 - (F4B4), 1/48, 122-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM+++


Second release dated 1959. Has sunburst inside the 'Famous Fighters' Aurora oval logo. Incredible artwork with brilliant colors. Investment grade condition with no fading, stains, stickers, tape or any marks. Box have very light edge wear as the only flaw. Classic 1930s Navy Biplane Fighter that is still famous for their colorful paint jobs at that that time. Cowl, tail and trim color would vary with the Aircraft Carrier (Ranger, Lexington or Saratoga) that the group was based on and the aircraft's position in the flight formation. Never started. 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions

Lindberg North American F-86 Sabre Jet, 1/48, 505-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++


From the 1950s. Early issue with the circular 'script' logo on 2 sides and the yellow rectangular 'Lindberg Line' logo on top. Early dramatic Ray Gaedke box artwork. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Lindberg is a company with a fascinating history The original 'Lindberg Line' stretches back to the 1930s when Paul Lindberg drew plans for famous modeling magazines and marketed his balsa wood 'stick and tissue' by urging dealers to carry the '...Complete Lindberg Line'. After the war, Lindberg and Olsen had a strong hand in early United States injection molded kit development. Please see the article located on this website about early USA plastic kit manufactures.

Frog Fairey Gannet Mk.1 or Mk.4 - 3-Seat Prop-Jet ASW Aircraft - Luftwaffe or Royal Navy Red Series, 1/72, F228

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-


1960s 'Red Series' issue with decals for the West German Navy or the Royal Navy. Molded in medium gray and clear. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

Con-Cor Models 1920s 40 Ton 42 Foot Wood Sheathed USRA Box Car - Rock Island - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, 155240

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 this 42' Box Car. Kit features pre-cut and pre-scribed hardwood sides that are factory painted and colored for Rock Island. Also includes pre-cut and milled floor and roof, other cut wood and stock as needed, metal doors, car ends, brake parts, ladders, other metal details and more. The model has never been started. The parts are still sealed in factory bags. Includes full size plans/instructions. Con-Cor was out of Chicago, IL and this kit is from the 1950s. 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 OV-10A Bronco - Marines 6th Obs Sq / 267th Light Helicopter Sq., 1/72, JS022-300

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Includes markings for two aircraft. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Unknown Stinson SR-7C Pure Oil - Solid Wood Model Kit - Bagged, 1/54

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: No Box


Solid scale model from an unknown manufacture in the 1930s. May be Comet but I cannot be sure. This kit has been inventoried complete with all parts and cardstock crew, engine, prop and tail wheel (not shown) but has been started. The fuselage has been carved and sanded. Quality is excellent and all work has been done correctly and matches the plans. It is ready to complete with the uncut printwood parts.

Hasegawa North American F-86D Sabre Dog - US Air Force - 4th FIS Japan - 324th FIS 327 FG USAF, 1/72, BP5

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


From 1996. Highly detailed kit. Perhaps the finest 1/72 F-86D kit available. Features all fine recessed panel lines, excellent cockpit and intake/exhaust detail, detailed gear and gear wells, optional position canopy, drop tanks and 2.75 inch FFAR tray that can be displayed retracted or extended. Includes excellent decals for both aircraft listed. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Sonic Parts TA-7C & A-7K Two Seat Conversion, 1/72

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Resin cast conversion kit for any 1/72 A-7 Corsair II. Makes either the TA-7C or A-7K two seat trainer. Includes resin fuselage, control panels, canopy and ejection seats. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.