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Crescent Books Color Treasury of Model Soldiers, N335

Cardstock Paper Model Kit

$45   

1972 collector's book in full color. 64 pages. Includes collectors notes and full history of the toy solider dating back to 2000 BC. The book is in excellent condition and the binding is very tight.

Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Chuck Wagon - 'Pioneer Trail' Issue - 13.5 Inch Long Wood / Metal / Plastic Kit, 504

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$56   

Multi-media kit from 1952. Measures 13.5 inches overall including rear table and front tongue. Without tongue and table, the wagon measures 7 inches long. Completely prefabricated with heavy, embossed wood panel bristol board sides factory laminated to hardwood, acetate wheels, hubs, hoops and axles and more, real fabric for the top, metal suspension and seat, completely precarved wood barrel and other wooden parts . Very nice and realistic scale model with optional rear fold-down table with legs and support, front seat with side arm rests, rear shelves, water cask, supplies box and full and detailed suspension down to the brake shoes. Never started. The small detail parts are still in the factory sealed bag. Those that were never sealed have been inventoried complete with all parts and full size plans with instructions.

Revell Dornier DO-27 Safari Feuerweher, 1/32, 4798

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$34   

Dated 1990. Big 1/32 scale kit of the famous light transport. Features optional position cabin doors, full cockpit, rotating propeller, moving ailerons and rudder, removable cowling, decals for safari and fire service aircraft and more. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. The Do-27 was the first post WWII aircraft produced in West Germany. The first flight was in 1956 and many are still flying today.

Scale Flight Comet's Phantom Flash ROG - 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.

Heller Me-262 B-1a - Two-Seat Night Fighter 'Red 12', 1/72, L086

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

$16   

Still factory sealed. Early issue with 'L' kit number prefix from the 1960s.

Aeroclub Bentley 9 Cylinder Rotary Engine and Propeller, 1/72, EP016

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

$4   

Very highly detailed metal casting. Much higher detail than injection molded plastic. NOTE: parts have never been used and are inventoried 100% complete. They are sealed in a small ziplock bag that does not include the shown header. The Aeroclub header is shown for reference only.

Hawk Gloster Javelin Picture Gallery, 1/72, 502-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$64   

Rare 1955 issue in the 'Picture Gallery' series. The dramatic scene shows Javelins intercepting IL-38 Bison bombers. This series was done before Bill Campbell started doing the artwork for Hawk. The current artist fell ill and Bill took over - hence the limited PG issues. Very nicely molded kit for the day. Decals are for WT946. The parts are the correct light silver glossy plastic with the interesting transparent light green stand, stand arm and canopy. Kit features full landing gear and 6 air to air missiles. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. Even the remains of the Hawk glue capsule are present, including it's additional instructions for use.

Hasegawa Supermarine Spitfire Vb - 601 Sq RAF Sicily 1943 / 303 Sq RAF Spring 1942 / 145 Sq (Desert Camouflage) RAF Helwan May 1942, 1/32, S18

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$39   

NOTE: builder kit only, please read below. Excellent older kit with very good detail. Features optional parts for all three aircraft, excellent cockpit and gear well detail, optional position pilot boarding door and canopy, and more. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing pilot back half. There is one complete canopy set, but the optional center canopy is missing. Inventoried with all other parts, both decal sheets and instructions.

Frog Fairey Gannet - Red Series, 1/72, F331

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$22   

1960s 'Red Series' issue. Molded in medium gray, clear and with a light green Frog stand and stand arm. The kit has never been started. Inventoried complete including decals and instructions. NOTE: the prop shaft has broken off the prop and is missing. It can be replace easily with stock plastic.

Czech Model Finnish Myrsky II Bagged, 1/72

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$36   

Hard-to-find limited production craftsman kit. Czech Model (Czech Masters) kit are known for accuracy and fine, scale detail. Parts are cast in high definition resin and feature very fine recessed panel line detail. Kit is never started and complete. Due to the small size of some parts, these kits are recommended for the experienced model builder. Kit does not come with instructions, but has full drawings. Decals must be furnished by the builder.

ITC Spirit of St. Louis and Wright Brothers Flyer I, 1/110, C-513-50

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$18   

Ringo issue - contains both kits. Very nicely molded for small scale models. These were originally ITC models. Ringo was the name ITC used to clear the warehouse of plastic kits. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including instructions. Ringo did not put decals with the vast majority of kits.

Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Great Republic - 12 inch Long Wooden Model Kit, 1101

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$85   

Rare ship model dated 1938, but I believe it is from the 1940s due to the box design. Contains the Ideal 'Premolded Hull' which is a completely formed, hollow hull made from a wood composite. The hull is in excellent condition. Also includes full size plans/instructions with rigging diagram and paint color information, wood masts as required and two sheets of printwood. The kit has never been started. Inventoried complete with all parts and plans.

ITC SS France Ocean Liner - (Norway), 1/450, 3600-4-500

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$250   

Very rare. First and only issue from 1963; very shortly after this kit was issued, ITC discontinued all plastic kit production. This is a large 1/450 scale kit of the SS France, one of the most beautiful ocean liners of all time. Very good detail for the time. Features full hull that is 24.75 inches long, 124 parts, 2 winged funnels, 3 anchors, 4 propellers, 2 launches, 20 lifeboats, 2 whaleboats, detailed mast, kingposts and superstructure. Inside, the kit is like new. The kit is molded in black (hull), red (funnels and fittings) and ivory (promenade and superstructure) to minimize painting like in the ITC United States. Kit also includes a beautiful letter (with a color painting of the France on the letterhead) from Georges Croisile, the Commandant of the French Line, introducing the kit and welcoming you onboard the real France one day. The kit has never been started. Almost all parts are still sealed in the factory bags. The red parts are not sealed but have been inventoried complete. Decals, flag sheets and instructions are included.

KP Polikarpov PO-2 - USSR or Czech, 1/72

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$12   

Very nicely molded with clean detail. Includes markings for both air forces. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Famous Russian light bomber and night intruder/interdiction aircraft from WWII. Night attacks by PO-2s were nearly impossible to stop. While the damage was not great, troops were kept awake and moral suffered.

Life-Like 75mm Artillery Piece World War I, 1/24, 09692

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$36   

About 6 inches long assembled. NOTE: kits has minor assembly. The three front armor plates have been assembled. Quality of assembly is excellent - part alignment is perfect and there is no visible glue. There is no other assembly. Inventoried with all parts and instructions present.

AMT-Matchbox Hawker Hurricane IIC - RAF No. 87 Sq Night Ops 1941 or No.3 Sq 1941, 1/72, 7111

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$18   

1979 issue from AMT's agreement with Matchbox to market the formers kits in the USA. Contains the AMT logo on the front and two shorts sides, with the Matchbox logo on one long side. Contains decals for both aircraft. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Jo-Han Republic P-47D Thunderbolt 'Jug' - Razorback or Bubbletop - Lt. Col Francis S. Gabreski / Lt. Thomas Bailey, 1/72, A-102

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$18   

Very nicely molded model with fine detail. Features all recessed panel lines, two-piece canopy, optional parts for both versions, underwing drop tank and bombs, pilot, optional position landing gear, clear display stand, painting guide and decals for Lt. Col Francis S. Gabreski or Lt. Thomas Bailey. The model as never been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or have been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Pavla Fieseler Fi-167, 1/72, 72001

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$48   

Limited production model with injection molded parts and photoetched details. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. This unique aircraft was designed in the 1930s as a aircraft carrier-based torpedo bomber. In the fly-off competition with the AR-195 in 1938 the Fieseler proved the superior aircraft. The Technical Office ordered 12 pre-production aircraft for further trials and training on the aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin. But, due to political sabotage by Luftwaffe officials, the ship was not completed. The remaining Fi-167s were sold to abroad.

Merlin Models Hawker Osprey Frog Penguin Replica, 1/72

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$42   

Very limited edition replica of the historic Frog Penguin kit. Nicely molded. Also includes photocopies of the original Penguin instructions. The kit has never been started and is still sealed in the internal factory bag with all paperwork. In the late 1930s, before WWII, Frog created the world's first line of injection molded plastic model kits. Since Frog stood for 'Flies Right Off the Ground' and Frog had a famous line of flying models, the world's first all injection molded kits were called Frog Penguin for the bird that does not fly. The Penguin Osprey was among the early pre-war releases by Frog. The kit is reproduced from actual Frog Penguin kits belonging to the extensive collection of the owner of Merlin Models. Only 2000 copies were made and each is serial numbered.

Italaerei Lavochkin LA-5, 1/72, 110

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$9   

Includes decals for three Soviet 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.