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Skywave JMSDF Sawakaze DDG170 / HSS-2B / P-3 Orion, 1/700, 43

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


Very highly detailed waterline model. Includes P-3C Orion aircraft and HSS-2B helicopter. With extensive decals for the ship and helicopters. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Testors T-45A Goshawk Navy Trainer, 1/72, 647

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint


Still factory sealed. Includes more than 50 parts, featuring optional position landing gear, full cockpit with optional position canopy.

Matchbox Armstrong Whitworth Siskin IIIA, 1/72, PK25

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Two-color kit dated 1974. Includes color painting guide and decals for No. 29 Squadron 1928 and No 32 Squadron 1931. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Cleveland Turners' 1938 Laird Racer Balsa - Flying Model Airplane Kit, 1/16, SF-72

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


This is a Cleveland 'SF' or 'Scale Flying' model in museum scale of 1/16. The kit came from a long time collector of 1930s and 1940s models and is in exceptional condition. All Cleveland kits were exceptionally complete and this one is no exception. Features very high quality balsa printwood and strip wood, covering material, highest quality plans, all parts required for assembly and decals (if issued with the kit). The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. The Cleveland Model and Supply Company played a pivotal role in the development of true scale models. In 1909 Bleriot's English Channel flight caused a surge in aviation and model aircraft around the globe. Several companies were ideally positioned to take advantage of the aviation craze. In the USA, Wading River Manufacturing Co. (1909), White Aeroplane (1911), Ideal Model Aeroplane (1911), Broadfield Model Aeroplanes (1919) were among these pioneers, offering everything from plans and parts to complete kits and ARF models. Lindbergh's 1927 crossing of the Atlantic Ocean caused an even bigger world-wide phenomenon called 'The Aviation Craze' that extended up to the start of World War II. Many companies such as Megow, Guillow's and others started right around the time of Lindbergh's flight. Some of these models flew and flew well, but they all had one thing in common - were generally not accurate scale representations. In 1929, a youngster named Ed Packard had a very advanced dream to produce incredibly accurate, true scale models that flew perfectly. This radical idea established the world's longest operating single-owner model airplane supply business, called Cleveland Model and Supply Company. To this day, Cleveland models are treasured as the most accurate flying scale models produced. The fact that Mr. Packard started and successfully grew this business during The Great Depression is a testament to his ideals and business skill. I highly suggest the excellent book called 'Aviations great Recruiter, Cleveland's Ed Packard' by H.L. (Herm) Schreiner. It is an excellent history of the man, his company and the times of the Golden Age of Model Aviation.

Monogram Messerschmitt Me-262 Fighter-Bomber, 1/48, 5453

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc


Still factory sealed. 1991 issue. Has removable panels to reveal jet engine detail and gun bays. Optional position canopy. Very finely molded and detailed kit with traditional high Monogram quality.

Italeri AH-64 Apache, 1/72, 159

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc


Still factory sealed. Nicely molded kit with good cockpit detail and weapons load.

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


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.

Aurora Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina, 1/74, 374-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++


First issue artwork from the early 1950s. Rare. Kit features retracting pontoons and rotating props. Includes correct early logo instructions which show the clear 'Triangle World' stand. That stand is correctly included. This must be one of the first instances of the 'Triangle' stand being used as it is normally associated with oval 'Famous Fighter' logo kits. Molded in gloss silver/gray and clear. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: the back half of the pitot tube has broken off and is missing. Only the front part is present. It is interesting to note that the early Aurora PBY issue has at least three small variations to the box top. The very first issue says '1/4 SCALE MODEL' at the top right. Clearly, this kit is not 1/48 scale and someone corrected Aurora. Then the '1/4' was blotted out with a dark blue oval or cicle and '5/32' was added after the word 'SCALE.' it was now correct, but the appearance was not completely professional. On the next box order, they kept the '1/4' blotted out but added a proper looking 5/31" in front of the blot. That is this issue.

Hasegawa Lockheed EP-3E Orion (EW P-3 ELINT), 1/72, 00167

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+


Still factory sealed. The only kit ever made of the ELINT version of the venerable P-3 Orion. Very hard to find limited issue, long out of production. Contains base kit, markings for VQ-1 and high-definition resin cast parts needed for the conversion.

Monogram Attack Weasel M29C Amphibious Transport, 1/35, 6303

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-


1982 reissue of the popular 'Four Star' kit of the early 1960s. Kit features hinged windshield, flexible tracks, driver and four crew. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: box has bug damage but the kit inside is as new.

Hasegawa Focke-Wulf FW-190 A6 or A8 - III/JG54 Green Hearts or JG54 Major Walter Nowotony, 1/32, S10

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Nicely detailed kit from 1987. Has optional parts to build both versions listed and decals with a full color painting guide for both aircraft. Features good cockpit, optional position canopy, detailed engine and gun bay with separately molded access panels, detailed gear wells, optional position flaps and a drop tank. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Matchbox Heinkel He-115 - Finnish or Luftwaffe, 1/72, PK401

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+


Still factory sealed. From 1975. Markings for Finnish LeLv 46 1942, Luftwaffe 1/Kustenfliegerfruppe 706 Denmark 1940 and 1/Kustenfliegergruppe 406 Tromso Norway 1942. The last group took part in the attacks on Convoy PQ17 in June/July of 1942 in which 23 of 36 vessels were sunk by air attack and U-boats.

Aurora Boeing B-29 Superfortress, 1/76, 372-259

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM


Rare 1956 issue with the square 'Northern Lights' logo and arguably the most dramatic and fanciful B-29 artwork from the "Golden Era" of modeling. This is the second issue of this kit. The box is in exceptional condition with brilliant colors and gloss. There are no split corner and no repairs. Light edge wear as the only flaw. Responding to market sources that boys wanted larger kits, Aurora introduced the B-26 followed by the B-29 and B-25, all of which sold well for many years. Never started and inventoried 100% complete with very high gloss silver parts, correct large 'Globe' two piece clear stand and correct decal sheet, mint condition instructions and even the original packing tissue paper.

Pioneer 2 Horten Ho-229 A-1 (Ho-IX), 1/72, 4005

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+


Still factory tape sealed. Nicely molded basic model with fine raised panel lines.

Heller Pamir Four Masted Barque, 1/150, 804

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-


Very large and highly detailed kit with 738 parts. Measures 75cm (~30 inches) in length and 40cm (~16 inches) high when assembled. Full hull kit includes display stand, fantastic deck and fittings detail, railings, detailed masts with separate yards, billowing vac sails, full rigging supplies, numerous rigging diagrams and pin diagrams and full building instructions in English, French and German. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. The Pamir was bulit in 1905 at Blohm & Voss shipyards to become the 51st ship in the fleet of R.F. Laeisz of Hamberg ("The Flying P Line" was a reference to the starting letter of most of the ships names and the numerous records that they held). She was a four masted barque of 4425 tons with a crew of 33. She saw extensive trade service between the wars and served in both World Wars. After WWI she was given away as compensation; however her original owner bought her back in the 1920s. Before WWI she was sold to a Finnish cereal shipping fleet. Her beauty saved her from torpedoes from a Japanese Submarine - the Commander simply could not sink so wonderful a ship. In her 40th year of existence, the Pamir was bought with the Passat by a Dutch demolition crew. Yet at the last moment the West German merchant marine bought both ships to train cadets in the 1950s. The Pamir was lost in an Atlantic storm in 1957.

Revell Army Combat Team Gift Set M4 (M-4) Sherman Tank 'Black Magic' / 155MM 'Long Tom' Gun and High Speed Tractor / Jeep and Trailer / G.I. Figures - 'S' Kit, 1/40, G527-498

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Very Rare. 1956 first and only issue. Contains the following kits - M-4 Sherman, 155mm gun and high speed tractor, jeep and trailer. The Sherman features movable track and suspensions, opening hatches, elevating gun and rotating turret. Includes tank commander soldiers 'Set For Action'. The 155mm gun and tractor has many working features - the M-4 tractor has movable tracks and working bogies, rotating and elevating machine gun, driver and interior details. The gun can be stowed for transport with the tractor and all extra gear to do this correctly is supplied. The Long Tom features and elevating barrel, moving limbers and detailed mechanism. The jeep features rotating wheels, radio, jerry cans, detailed chassis and suspension, tilting windshield, driver/soldier and general figure, detachable trailer with rotating wheels, generator, cable reel, packs, tool box and more. Includes unopened large tube of Revell 'S' cement and the paint brush marked 'Revell' but no paint is present. NOTE: The Sherman and Long Tom 155mm have not been started. They have been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Instructions have general wear and the Sherman instructions have split folds that have been neatly taped. The High Speed Tractor has never been started. It has been inventoried with all parts and instructions but is missing the decals. The Jeep and Trailer have been built but not painted. Quality of assembly is above average but there are some small areas of visible glue. The jeep is missing one bedroll (an accessory) and decals. Instructions are present. The G.I. Figures is missing (1) guard and base and mortar. Four men are glued to their bases; four more were glued but fell off due to old glue. All other figures are included in addition to the GI instructions.

Airfix Churchill Mk. VII Tank - Craftmaster Issue, 1/76, M5-49

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Mint


1960s issue with colorful action box art. The original owner kept the clear plastic on the box top, leaving us with a 'mint' condition box top. Kit features very good detail, flexible treads, detailed bogies and rotating turret. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

12 Squared Bell X-1E - Bagged, 1/72, 2-16

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Mint


Limited issue 1/72 scale kit of the X-1E test aircraft. All parts are injection molded including a clear canopy. Full decals and instructions included. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

CM CA72 USS Pittsburgh (Baltimore class 1944), 1/350

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Mint


Built by Roger Torgeson from CM Kit. SPECIAL ORDER limited production kit. Museum quality high definition resin 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.

Revell Northrop Hawk Missile - History Makers Issue, 1/32, 8611

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++


Ex-Renwal molds. This is the large scale kit in 1/32, not the smaller Adams kit in 1/40. Nicely detailed and full of moving features like all large scale Renwal kits. Features three missiles, launcher and radar guidance trailer. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.