Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
Kit features cockpit and crew of two, 2 piece canopy, D Link pod, under-wing fuel tanks, Radar Martel, TV Martel and Sea Eagle missiles, markings for both aircraft listed and more. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. The Buccaneer was the world's first purpose designed low level 'below the radar' bomber. Low level strike aircraft have a shorter airframe life limit due to the stresses of low level flying, so the Buccaneer was designed to be very strong and even had many sub-assemblies milled from solid metal.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc+
Nicely done kit dated 2003. Features full refueling equipment, optional position landing gear and crew entry door, crew boarding ladder, positionable ailerons and wing flaps, optional position speed brakes and full decals for both aircraft listed. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG++
From the 1960s. Unusual issue contains both kits - a very nicely detailed LCM and M4. Part of the excellent 1/76 Airfix armor range of kits. Sherman features flexible treads, detailed bogies and rotating turret. LCM includes full interior, pilot house and figure, opening front gate, prop and rudder detail and two additional crewmen. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG+
1960s issue with colorful artwork showing a Lancaster lifting off from the English countryside into a clear and star-lit sky. Well detailed for that time. Features movable control surfaces, rotating gun turrets, props and wheels and optional position undercarriage. Molded in silver and clear. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.
Wood and Metal Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
Very rare. Builds to a large 39 inch long model when assembled. Ideal for R/C conversion (R/C parts not included). CANAV is an exclusive maker of custom models for ship builders and yacht owners worldwide. They have issued very few models, but the models are of the highest quality. This is a very large 1/135 US Navy Liberty Ship Freighter in the 1941 configuration. Construction is frame with skin sides - you build up the interior frame from die cut plywood, and then skin it with the large pieces of thin hardwood. All plywood frames and completely precut and the other wooden stock is hardwood, probably basswood. Includes dozens of cast metal and brass fixtures which are in factory sealed bags stapled to a very nice display board. Full English building instructions and many sheets of full size plans are included. This kit has not been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. Only one fittings bag was opened and it has been inventoried complete. Recommended only for the experienced modeler. Must be shipped insured.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc
1991 Monogram issue of the famous ex-Aurora Molds. Comes with figure and base molded an translucent, glowing yellow-green. Great builder kit. Never started. Factory sealed bag or 100% inventoried with all parts and instructions present.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: NM
Very rare first issue. This box art was only used for one year (or less) in 1957, then the more common 'ground' artwork was used till production ceased. Box is exceptional with no significant flaws and brilliant colors. Model has many interesting features including retracting landing gear, removable tail section and jet engine. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts in the correct high-gloss early issue light grey. Correct 1st issue large rectangular stand and decal sheet. Correct early instruction sheet; all in mint condition.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc++
Very rare. Special issue of the Dodgers Team Aircraft made by Revell just for the concessions dealer for the LA Dodgers, Inc. Never started and 100% inventoried complete. All parts, decals and instructions are still factory sealed inside. Box is solid with no tears, stains or writing. End flaps are solid. Superb example.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good+++
1970s issue in the popular 'Profile Series'. Inside is a quality Airfix kit with decals for three versions: Pre war 'high vis' markings VP-11 (1938), OA-10 US Navy SAR 1947 and PBS 63. Features full crew, cockpit, elevating gun and rotating turret, moving ailerons, elevator and rudder, opening and closing side blister windows, optional position landing gear, retracting floats and external depth charge load. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including 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.
Cardstock Paper Model Kit, Box Condition: Good+++
Giant 1/50 scale Lockheed Super Connie kit with Lufthansa markings. High quality cardstock kit from the 1950s or early 1960s. Fully decorated with high quality color printing that Schreiber is famous for. The kit has not been started. All the sheets are intact and in "very good++" condition. Includes instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good-
Rare 1/48 scale kit from the classic and highly detailed Bandai Pin Point armor series. These kits are beautifully molded and feature full interior detail as well as flexible treads and many operating features. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing one bogie wheel. Inventoried with all other parts including decals and instructions.
Vacuform Model Kit, Box Condition: Bagged
Contains both aircraft in 1/32 scale. SPECIAL ORDER vacuform kit. Not shipped from stock. Kit is molded upon receipt of payment. Time from receipt to shipping your kit is usually 8 to 10 weeks. Kit includes resin and/or metal details -clear canopy and full size plans/instructions. Details included will vary from kit to kit but may contain landing struts - wheels - props - engines (not jets) - some cockpit parts - seats - etc. Other parts will need to be scratch built or from your spares box. Decals not furnished. 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.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc+
Build the ultimate Yamato! Includes Lion Roar LE700103 Super Detail Set (factory sealed), Pit Road #PE-113 Detail Set for Yamato and Musashi (factory sealed) and H045 1/700 IJN Protective Sandbags in resin and PE (still sealed). The actual waterline model represents the Yamato in the very early configuration with the four triple secondary turrets - one fore, one aft and two wing turrets. This version also has greatly reduced AA gun armament.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good+
Large-scale, highly detailed kit with a large number of parts. Features rolling chassis build up like the real truck, detailed Ford 534 CID Super-Duty V8 engine, tilting cab, full suspension, complete interior, 17 inch long trailer with operating Todco overhead sliding door, two-position supports, full suspension and spoke wheels. Molded in white, clear, red-tinted clear and with rubber tires. Decals are in amazing 'near mint' condition. 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 (clear only) have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: Near Mint
From the 1950s and with a 10 inch wingspan. This kit and box are in rare, investment-grade 'near mint' condition. Highly prefabricated kit made from solid western pine - not balsa wood. Makes a very impressive display model when built. Includes precut and shaped fuselage, wings, elevators, rudder and nacelles, a bag of detail parts including propellers, wheels, etc, wood filler and glue, sandpaper, detailed instructions and drawings with aircraft history and a large, colorful American Airlines decal sheet. Never started. 100% complete with all parts and plans. Before plastic kits were introduced, Strombecker was famous as the premier hardwood preshaped model manufacture. In the 1940s and 1950s, Strombecker kits were flawlessly engineered but not inexpensive. All wooden parts are hardwood and are precarved to shape - usually only a quick sanding would finish them.
Resin Model Kit, Box Condition: Near Mint
The photo shows a built by Geoff Cook of this kit. Please be aware that you are buying a kit that must be assembled and painted. This is a SPECIAL ORDER, limited production kit featuring museum quality high definition resin hull and parts castings and photoetched details. Complete kit with all parts needed for assembly. Kits are molded upon receipt of payment. Normal wait is six to eight weeks.
Metal Model Kit, Box Condition: VG+
One of the most known names in early HO model railroading was Varney. This kit is from the unusual 1950s Varney streamlined passenger car line. The main car bodies are metal with lithographed color sides. The paint is in excellent condition and still has great gloss. The kit also includes ends, floor, bolsters, handrails, couplers and trucks. Never started and complete with instructions and all parts, most still sealed in small envelopes. These make great stand alone kit or as functional cars for your HO railway.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc
Still factory sealed but the seal has drawn the box concave. 1970s Heller issue with 'Black Box' design. Includes markings for the aircraft shown in the box art.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good+
Very early Hasegawa kit with the first logo. This is one of at least two early logo issues with this part number and different box art. Includes JSDF decals. Nicely molded. Never started. Factory sealed internal parts bag with decals and instructions.
Vacuform Model Kit, Box Condition: Good+
High quality vacuform kit with recessed panel lines, full plans/instructions and clear parts as needed. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions. Certain modeling skills are required to build vacuform kits. Not recommended for beginners.