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Airfix US Army Paratroopers, 1/72, S51

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$20   

1970s type four logo issue. Never painted or used and complete.

Airfix De Havilland Tiger Moth, 1/72, 01015

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$16   

Still factory sealed. Older but nicely molded kit that builds into a nice display model.

Airfix Gloster Meteor III, 1/72, 268

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$19   

1960s type three logo issue. Nicely molded. Features optional position speed brakes and landing gear. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix McDonnell F2H-2P or F2H-2 Banshee - With Airmodel F2H-2/2P Conversion - VMJ-1 or VF-172 - (F2H2 F2H2P), 1/72, 4010

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$38   

Includes Airmodel #198 conversion to make the -2/2P variant. That kit includes full instructions and two nose sections molded in white vacuform plastic. Never used and complete. The actual kit is the USAirfix edition. Includes parts for recon or fighter-bomber variants and decals for both aircraft. Nicely molded with all recessed panel lines and no rivets. Can be built into a very realistic model. Never started. Factory sealed bag with decals and instructions.

Airfix German Mountain Troops, 1/32, 51468-0

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$29   

Very nicely detailed kit from the 1970s. Includes 49 pieces making 28 assembles. Never painted and complete.

Hasegawa McDonnell-Douglas F-4E - 5000th Phantom II and 36TFW 22TFS 1976 Bi-Centennial Markings, 1/72, 1085

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$24   

Special issue kit containing markings for the 5000th Phantom to leave the assembly line and markings for a colorful 36TFW 22TFS 1976 Bicentennial Phantom (camo scheme). Includes paint guide for both aircraft. Features a very wide variety of external stores. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Decals are 'excellent' but please see the article (on this website) about using old decals.

Kader Douglas DC-7 - BOAC, 1/150, 395

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$44   

Ex-Lincoln molds. Very close to 1/144 scale. Good detail and complete decals including all pin stripes. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Northrop F-89D Scorpion - Academy Issue Great Britain, 1/80, H126

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$25   

Academy Series from the very early 1960s. This is the same molds as the original 'S' kit and makes an ideal builder. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Hawk Curtiss Racer R3C-1 - One Piece Box Issue 1949 - (R3C1), 1/48, 600

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$75   

For the advanced model collector. This is a model kit with a fascinating history as it may be among the very first injection molded kits produced in the United States (please see the article about early USA kit production on this website). The Hawk model company was the most innovative in America and had been making constant 1/48 scale models in wood and metal since the late 1920s. During the re-run of the World's Fair in 1933, Hawk may have made the world's first injection molded airplanes models - but they were not kits. The models were completely finished and were on display for the princely sum of $25 each. The Mates brothers, who founded and ran Hawk, were quick to incorporate this new technology by adding injection molded details to the wooden kits in the late 1930s. During the war, Hawk put it's injection molding knowledge to work making ID models for the US Armed Forces. Originally there was a nation-wide program to have children and adults make these from wood, but consistency was an issue - injection molded solved this problem. Immediately after WWII in 1946, Hawk made the Curtiss Racer model injection molded in black tenite. The box was a simple one-color affair. This kit, like Varney's PT-17, met a very cool reception at hobby shops. Hawk quickly changed the box to two colors and added box artwork while molding the kit is bright yellow acetate. That was the second issue, still from 1946. By 1948/49 Hawk was using injection molded styrene plastic and still molding it in high-gloss yellow - that is this kit, the third issue. Other than the material, there are subtle changes to the box. It is still one piece but much larger, has much simpler (and larger) text on the end flaps and the box top says "All Plastic Airplane Assembly Kit" (instead of "...Construction Kit"). The box is in excellent condition with great colors. The box has not been crushed or flattened, which is unusual as the box was not very strong. Inside, the kit has never been started and has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. The instructions are in excellent condition. Please note that Hawk did not issue decals with this issue of this kit.

Matchbox Provost Mk.I - RAF Central Flying School Little Rissington or Oman Air Force, 1/72, PK30

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$22   

From 1976. Includes color paint guide and decals for both RAF and Oman. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. The Provost became the standard RAF trainer in 1953, replacing the Prentice.

Pyro 1910 Bleriot Monoplane - (ex-Inpact), 1/48, P601-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$32   

From the mid 1960s. This was the first aircraft to fly over the English Channel. Originally from Inpact molds, it is a very nice kit that was very well detailed for that time. Features realistic fabric texture where appropriate, full cockpit and engine with gasoline/oil tanks. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including all parts, instructions and decal.

Novo DH-88 Comet Racer - ex Frog - Bagged, 1/72, F168

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$39   

Excellent quality kit that builds into a realistic model. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Includes figures of Capt. Scott and Capt. Black, the famous Comet pilots who won the 1934 MacRobertson Air Race from England to Australia. The DH-88 was designed specifically for this race and performed wonderfully.

Amodel Yak-210 - USSR Training Aircraft, 1/72, 72171

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$19   

Still factory sealed. 1950s Soviet twin engine trainer, mainly used for navigational flights. The Soviet Air Force preferred the Il-28U, so this Yak did not enter mass production.

High Planes Sharp DR-90 Nemesis Racing Aircraft - Bagged, 1/48, 4802

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$38   

Jon Sharp's famous racing aircraft that won Reno in 1991. The winning streak went on for 44 races including 9 Reno championships. This aircraft holds all Formula One race and qualifications records as well as FAI 3km Class C-1 at 290 mph. After winning Reno in 1999, she was retired to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Nemesis was the design that pulled Formula One racing out of the 'wood and tubing' technology as it was built of composite materials, using foam cores and graphite skins. Limited issue injection molded kit includes full decals and vacuform clear canopy. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Cleveland 1933 Boeing 247 Transport - 55 inch Wingspan Flying Model, 1/16, SF-35

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$395   

Very rare scale model. Huge stick and tissue kit designed for free flight but can be converted to electric drive remote control. Wingspan is 55 and 5/8 inches and length is 38 and 5/8 inches. Dates from 1933, '34 or '35 because of the NRA (National Recovery Administration) ink stamp on the bottom of the box. Cleveland had a reputation for making the finest and most accurate scale models in the 1930s and this kit is no exception. Features fully turned engine speed rings, prop bushings with brass bearing inserts, fibre props with completely cut wooden hubs, fully formed main wheels with brass bushings, high quality strip wood, numerous sheets of printwood, clear window material, two colors of covering material, 5 plates of full size plans and assembly instructions (on 2 sheets of paper) and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes all plans and instructions.

Kora Bucker Bu-134 Light Aircraft, 1/72, 7247

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$38   

Excellent limited edition kit. Features main airframe parts in professional grade castings, detailed full interior, clear windows, photoetched parts, printed instruments, painting guide and full decals. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix SA.341 Gazelle (SA-341) - Middle Wallop- Army Air Corps 1973 - Blister Pack, 1/72, 01059-5

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

$25   

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Factory sealed blister pack dated 1973. Very nicely detailed and molded kit for that time. Features full interior and decals for the one helicopter listed.

Revell P-47D Razorback Thunderbolt - RAF South East Asia, 1/32, H151

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$68   

Still factory sealed. 1971 issue of the large scale and well detailed kit with RAF South East Asian markings. Has detailed R-2800 engine with removable panels, fully detailed cockpit, pilot figure and moving prop and wheels.

AMT F-104C/G Starfighter - USAF Drone Target / Luftwaffe Last Flight Annicersary / Last Canadian CF-104, 1/72, 8759

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$29   

From 1994. Excellent kit with all very fine recessed panel lines, optional parts for CF-104/F-104G and QF-104, good cockpit detail, optional position landing gear, optional position air brakes and a lare and colorful decal sheet for all aircraft listed. The last Luftwaffe 'G' is especially stunning. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

Monogram Mercedes 540K Cabriolet, 1/24, 2306

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$42   

From 1982. Very highly detailed and well molded kit. Features complete engine and engine compartment, removable hood, full interior, underside detail and real rubber tires as well as chrome plated parts. 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 instructions.