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Life-Like Gee Bee Sportster - 1930s Racer, 1/32, 09620

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$26   

Ex-Pyro molds. Full cockpit and movable control surfaces. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. NOTE: decals are intact but starting to flake. They may not be usable.

Dale Newton - Red Ball 35 Foot Wood Box Car - 'Red Ball Line' with Trucks, HO, 125

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$46   

The Red Ball Line has been famous for fidelity and diversity for 70 years. Please read the article on this website covering the history of this manufacture. M. Dale Newton Red Ball HO scale kit with the famous quality heavy cardstock embossed and printed car sides. Also includes milled hardwood roof, floor, other hardwood parts, correct cast metal trucks, sealed parts packet containing metal and plastic parts, wood and metal stock and full instructions. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including instructions.

Scale Flight Comet's Curtiss Robin - 16 inch Wingspan Dime Scale Flying Airplane, Dime

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$18   

Scale Flight Model Company in Bloomington, Indiana, USA was dedicated to releasing authentic reproductions of the finest "Dime Scale" flying model (stick and tissue) kits from the 1930s/40s. Dime Scale models used to sell for a dime in the 1930's, hence the name. They are actually box scale, but as a general guideline, they usually had a wingspan of 16 inches and have simple and light construction. "Dime Scale" models are now a class flown in some competitions. Kit consists of contest grade printwood, contest quality strip wood, machine cut balsa propeller, the best Japanese tissue, wooden wheels, competition bushed nose plug, brass thrust washers, prop shaft, prop freewheeler, FAI rubber strip motor and a copy of a genuine dime scale plan that was used in the 1930s-1940s. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

MPC Mikoyan Gurevich Mig-23B or Mig-23E Flogger - (ex-Airfix), 1/72, 14201

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$14   

1982 MPC kit from quality Airfix molds. Features wings that swing, operating elevators, optional position landing gear and underside fin, drop tank and weapons loads for 'B' or 'E' variants. 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.

DML Focke-Wulf FW-190D-9 Masters Series - JG6 Major Gerhard Barkhorn / JV44 Hauptmann Waldemar Wubke - (FW190D9), 1/48, 5503

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$32   

From 1991. Very highly detailed kit. Finely molded with all fine recessed panel lines. Highly detailed cockpit, optional position canopy, detailed gear wells, drop tank or bomb load and more. Also includes two frets of photoetched parts and decals for both aircraft. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including decals and instructions.

Jo-Han 1931 Cadillac V-16 Town Brougham Fleetwood Body, 1/25, GC731

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$48   

The Cadillac V-16 series is a true American Classic, known for it's stately lines and effortless motion. This kit features over 160 parts and is very nicely molded. Features super-detailed V-16 engine, steerable wheels, 2 side mount tires, partition glass, Chauffeur's Top, opening hood, spoke wheels, rubber tires with white sidewall inserts, super detailed rolling chassis, full interior and optional "Pilot Ray" accessory lights. Molded in chrome, black, clear, red and rubber with a large tree of chrome plated parts. Very good molded detail from the wicker sides to the crest on the rear seat top. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

Dale Newton - Red Ball 50 Foot Steel Box Car - 'Blue Streak Fast Freight' St. Louis Southwestern (SSW) with Trucks, HO

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$44   

The Red Ball Line has been famous for fidelity and diversity for 70 years. Please read the article on this website covering the history of this manufacture. M. Dale Newton Red Ball HO scale kit with the famous quality heavy cardstock embossed and printed car sides. Also includes milled hardwood roof, hardwood floor, correct cast metal trucks, sealed parts packet containing metal and plastic parts, wood and metal stock and full instructions. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including instructions.

Dale Newton - Red Ball 65 Foot Mill Type Gondola - with Trucks, HO

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$34   

The Red Ball Line has been famous for fidelity and diversity for 70 years. Please read the article on this website covering the history of this manufacture. M. Dale Newton Red Ball HO scale kit with early injection molded car sides. Normally these would be heavy cardstock embossed and printed car sides. The plastic is in excellent condition and is still flexible, which is unusual for early 1950s injection molding. Also includes hardwood floor, cast metal underframe, correct cast metal trucks, sealed parts packet containing metal and plastic parts, wood stock and full instructions. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including instructions.

UPC Coast Guard Patrol Boat, Unknown, 5003-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$79   

Still factory sealed. Mold origins unknown - if you can shed some light on this, please email. 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.

Glencoe US Navy Blimp - Mooring Mast - Crew and Tractor - US Navy Mediterranean Squadron ZP-14 -(Ex-ITC), 1/330, 06502

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

$36   

Ex ITC molds. Well detailed blimp kit with full ground and mooring equipment. Includes Scale Master decals for the Mediterranean Theater blimp "Minnie the Minor" with rare nose-art. This kit has not been started. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell Panavia Tornado GR Mk 1, 1/32, 4760

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$85   

Large 1/32 scale kit. Very nicely detailed with all fine recessed panel lines, working elevator and swing wings and wing weapons pylons, complete cockpits, optional position nose with radome details, optional position speed brakes and landing gear, ECM, BOX 101 and AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles, MW-1, drop tanks and decals for RAF / Italy / Germany. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including decals and instructions.

Libramodels Eastchurch Kitten, 1/72, SP003

Vaccuformed Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$30   

Very highly detailed limited-run vacuform kit. Moldings are of higher quality than many injection molded kits. Kit features full interior. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and plans. Vacuform kits are only recommended for modelers with experience with this medium.

Revell Douglas DC-9 Delta - With Additional Iberia Decals, 1/120, H247-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$59   

1966 hardbox issue of the original 'short' DC-9 with very colorful Delta Airlines decals as well as Revell Iberia DC-9 markings. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Continental Model Airplane Co DD-327 USS Preston Destroyer - Wooden Ship Model

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$32   

1930s/40s kit of a USN Four-Stacker Destroyer. Kit measures about 6 inches long when built. Consists of block balsa, wood stock, printwood, full size plans and color flags. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

Dale Newton - Red Ball 40 Foot Steel Box Car - 'Serves All The West' Union Pacific with Trucks, HO

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$38   

The Red Ball Line has been famous for fidelity and diversity for 70 years. Please read the article on this website covering the history of this manufacture. M. Dale Newton Red Ball HO scale kit with the famous quality heavy cardstock embossed and printed car sides. The original box is intact, but the lid was removed for the photograph. Includes the famous heavy cardstock printed and embossed car sides, milled hardwood roof, beams, correct cast metal trucks, sealed parts packet containing metal and plastic parts, wood and metal stock and full instructions. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including instructions.

Airfix Mosquito F.V. VI Craftmaster, 1/72, 1205-50

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

$26   

Very colorful Craftmaster artwork with a '109 exploding in flames while a FW-190 moves in to attack. Never started. Inventoried and 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Frog HS Harrier GR Mk.1 - XV741 or XV744 RAF Wittering Harrier Conversion Unit, 1/72, F273

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$19   

Orange Series kit with decals for both aircraft listed. Nicely molded kit with fine raised panel line detail. Features nicely done intake and exhaust, optional position speed brake and landing gear (including outriggers) and a variety of load-outs including drop tanks, iron bombs and rocket pods. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

Revell American Firefighters Hose Reel - Brazil Issue, 1/48, H702

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$72   

Still near mint in the factory seal. Kikoler issue from Brazil. Includes two highly detailed horses, hitch, carriage with frame detail, rubber hose, rope and metal chain, along with two firefighters and a Dalmatian dog. Marlin first cut the molds in 1952 and issued the six original American Firefighters (Chemical and Ladder, Steamer, Hook and Ladder, Water Tower, Aerial Ladder and Hose Reel) in 1952. Revell signed a marketing agreement with Marlin in 1953. Five of the kit were released with the Revell name and marketing name 'Collectors Kits, Closter N.J.' Revell added the horse parts as they were not originally part of the Marlin issues. The kits made excellent display pieces, but they never caught the imagination of young men like jet aircraft did. The five molds were shipped to Brazil. After run for Kikoler (Revell Brazil's Distributor), they were shipped back to the USA but the molds were lost at sea.

Lindberg Swedish J-35 Jet Dragon Saab (Draken), 1/48, 570-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$65   

From the 1950s with Ray Gaedke artwork. Features retractable landing gear, opening canopy and missiles that actually launch from the central pod. Nice kit with good detail. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts/decals and instructions present. 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.

Revell USS Burton Island Icebreaker - Picture Fleet Issue, 1/292, H379-169

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$85   

1960 Picture Fleet issue with framable John Steel artwork. Very well detailed large scale kit. Features detailed helicopter, life boats, Captain's launch, moveable gun turret, swiveling cranes, antennas and masts, full decals and color flag sheet. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.