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Monogram Hawker Mk 1B Typhoon - 3 RAF Squadrons - White Box Issue, 1/48, 5303

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$34   

Still factory sealed. 1977 issue with decals for three different RAF aircraft. Very high quality kit as you would expect from Monogram. Features optional position landing gear, detailed wheel wells, full cockpit interior, rotating wheels and prop and optional position canopy.

Monogram P-61 Black Widow, 1/48, 85-7546

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG

$32   

Still factory sealed but the seal has drawn the box top concave. Dated 1998. Very well detailed model from the original 1974 molds. Includes optional parts, decals and paint guide to make the A or B variants. Features very fine raised panel lines and recessed control surface outlines, highly detailed interior with all crew stations, optional position canopy, detailed wheel wells, removable cowl with detailed engine, optional position wing flaps and crew boarding door with stairs, rotating turret with elevating guns, optional drop tanks and more.

Ambroid Unicel Combination Refrigerator Box Car (Reefer) With Sprung Metal Trucks - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, K-11

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$44   

From 1966. High quality Ambroid kit from the 'Golden Age' of HO models. The limited-issue Ambroid kits are widely considered to be among the finest Craftsman kits issued. They can be built to a museum-quality display or used on your layout. This one has fully factory and painted and lettered wooden sides which are in excellent condition, a set of real sprung, factory assembled metal trucks and even an old, unopened tube of Ambroid cement. The kit is made from quality Northeastern Scale Lumber and features all pre-scribed and milled hardwood parts, milled detail parts as needed, wood and metal stock, an envelope of factory sealed detail parts and full instructions and plans. The kit has never been started. It includes factory sealed fittings and the parts that were never factory sealed have been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions. If you have an interest in these highly accurate HO kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article about their history located on this website.

RCM Westland Whirlwind, 1/32

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged

$100   

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.

Monogram Phantom Mustang P-51D (F-51D), 1/32, 0067

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$149   

Still factory sealed. 1995 reissue of the famous four star kit from the early 1960s. Features a full visible model with great interior detail. Buttons on the base activate two motors that make the prop spin, and the main gear and tailwheel retract and extend. Two other levers on the base drop the wing bombs.

Monogram P-61 Black Widow with Diorama Instructions, 1/48, 7546

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$32   

First issue. Box is dated 1974 and is the correct 'tall box.' Incredibly detailed kit for that time with full interior, wheel well detail, optional position canopy, removable cowl with detailed engine and more. This is also the issue with the desirable Diorama Sheet. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix Cessna O-1 Bird Dog Blister Pack USAF or South Vietnam, 1/72, 01058-2

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

$38   

Still factory sealed. Has decals for both versions, one from 21st TASS Phu Cat and 23rd Tactical Group Bien Hoa. Well detailed kit features interior details and underwing smoke-marker missiles.

Monogram Chance Vought F4U-4 Corsair - (F4U4), 1/48, PA82-149

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG

$35   

Still factory sealed. 1995 reissue that shares the artwork with the 1963 first issue. 'Working Action Model' with many features; wings fold, landing gear and tail wheel retract and all gear doors close, working arresting gear and rotating wheels and prop.

Professional Models Vought XF5U-1 Flying Pancake, 1/48, 48001

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$125   

Very rare 1/48 scale kit. Features superb resin moldings with all fine recessed panel lines, numerous photoetched parts, film instruments, cast metal gear struts, 'good' cockpit detail, vacuform canopy (in good condition, still sealed and not crushed) full decals and very good instructions.

Gavia Westland Lysander Mk. III - RAF / Finnish Air Force, 1/48, EU70401

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$36   

Undoubtedly the finest 1/48 Lysander kit available. Very finely molded with a super-detailed interior. Has decals for two RAF and one Finnish aircraft. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing pilot's control stick. Inventoried with all other parts, decals and instructions present.

Williams Brothers German Spandau 1918 Machine Gun - For Large Scale Radio Control Aircraft, 1/4, 162-249

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$8   

Highly detailed large scale machine gun kit measures just over 10 inches long when assembled. Originally issued as an accessory for super detailing RC, free flight or control line aircraft kits. With flexible ammo belt. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions.

Monogram Dornier Arrow Do-335 - Day/Night versions with Diorama Instructions, 1/48, 7538

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$32   

First issue dated 1974 in the 'tall' box. Well engineered kit with excellent detail. Includes very desirable diorama instructions. Builds one or two seater version - day or night fighter with radar. Has removable panels to show twin DB-603 engine detail. Features full cockpits with optional position canopies and two position undercarriage and rotating propellers. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Please NOTE that the decal backing paper has some light bug damage but the actual transfers have no damage. The Do-335 was a very high performance German WWII aircraft that was too late to see active service. In addition to it's 480+ mph speed, the 335 was equipped with ejection seats and a linked jettisonable upper vertical tail surface.

Aircraft Models Company of America Fokker Universal Scale Replica Model Kit - Flying Wooden Model From 1933 - 24 Inch Wingspan

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$175   

Very rare kit from 1933. Although well known, balsa wood did not come into widespread commercial modeling use until the 1930s. Before then, aircraft kits were composed of hardwoods, bamboo, metal fittings and silk, fabric or tissue covering. This interesting kit bridges the gap between 'old' and 'new' (at the time) wooden kits. The parts are balsa, bamboo, metal and celluloid. The manufacture was Aircraft Models Company of America, 29 Bartholomew Avenue, Hartford Connecticut. They made solid and flying models and the original price of this model was $1.50 - rather expensive at the time. The high price was justified by the unusual complete nature of the kit. The prop blank is machined (not finished) carved, all ribs are completely cut out and notched, the nose block is machine carved, the wheels completely formed celluloid and balsa, the stripwood is cut to the proper width and height, there is clear celluloid for the windows, complete full size blue-print plans, metal bushings and washers, sandpaper, beautiful red tissue, a glass bottle of "Tissue Cement - Aircraft Models Company of American", a bottle of "Tissue Dope" (also labeled), a cork-sealed vial of red paint, and general assembly instructions. The kit has never been started. NOTE: it is missing 2 of 6 small brass eyelets (bushings) and 3 of 6 very small washers. Otherwise inventoried with all other parts, plans, instructions and supplies.

Aurora Regulus II Guided Missile with Launcher, 1/48, 378-249

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$525   

1958 release of this kit featuring classic Jo Kotula boxart. The large 1/48 scale missile comes with a fully operational scale launcher. The hardbox is 'very good++' with great color and gloss, four solid corners, no price tag or tape tears, no torn or missing litho and no creases. Flaws include edge and corner wear as shown and light general wear. The kit has never been started and is factory new inside right down to the original tissue packing paper. Aurora factory sealed the silver parts and the red missile parts; these are both still sealed. The deep blue parts were not sealed but have been inventoried 100% complete with all parts. Includes decals and instructions in 'excellent' condition. This kit must be shipped insured.

Revell P-51D Mustang Carolina Moon, 1/32, 4778

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$59   

Still factory sealed. 1989 Revell of Germany issue with an extensive decal sheet. Features detailed Rolls Royce Merlin engine, removable cowl, full cockpit detail, pilot figure and rotating wheels and prop.

Hasegawa Grumman F-14A with Super Scale Decals - Factory Decals for #158979 or #158993 VG-1 Wolfpack USS Enterprise / VF-14 TopHatters or VF-32 Swordsman USS Kennedy, 1/72, K39

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$36   

This kit includes Super Scale International #72-558 F-14A Tomcats decal sheet covering VF-1, VF-84 Jolly Rogers and VX-4 'The Evaluators.' Sheet has never been used and is in mint condition; complete with paint and markings guide. The actual model is very highly detailed with 195 parts. Includes many photoetched details. Features all very fine recessed panel lines, detailed ejection seats and cockpits, boarding ladder, detailed gear wells, optional position wings, canopy and speed brakes, optional position wing flaps and leading edge slats and much more. Includes a very large decal sheet for four colorful aircraft. NOTE: this kit has minor neat assembly and paint. A cockpit bulkhead and one seat have been assembled; quality of assembly is 'professional.' The cockpit tub and seats have been neatly airbrushed to 'excellent++" standards. There is no other assembly or paint. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

MPC Dodge Charger Buddy Baker NASCAR, 1/25, 1-1702-225

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$79   

Very rare 1972 issue. Highly detailed. The kit has never been started. The color parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The clear and chrome parts were never factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

Revell Airspeed Horsa Mk I or Mk II Glider, 1/72, H2011

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$28   

Revell of Germany issue. Makes either Mk I or II and RAF or USAAF versions. Well detailed model with pilot and soldier figures, optional position cargo and passenger doors, detailed interior with troop seats and more. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Cramer Craft 72-009 Aviatik Berg C-I and 72-010 Morane-Saulnier A-1, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$18   

Includes both models. Older, very basic vacuform kits. Contains white plastic main airframe parts only. Never started. Complete with all parts and plans. Please note that all Cramer models are very basic kits. I do not recommend them unless you are highly experienced with older vacuform kits, have an extensive spares box and are an experienced scratch builder.

Roundhouse-Model Die Casting Union Pacific Caboose - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, C113

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$28   

Excellent, all-metal kit from the late 1950s or very early 1960s. Features factory painted and lettered sides in 'near mint' condition. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions. No parts are warped; everything is straight and usable. There are no trucks with this kit.