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Nautilus Models USS Bon Homme Richard CV31 1952 Wooden Deck - Bagged, 1/350, 350-531

Wood Model Kit

$37   

Still factory sealed. Very high quality laser-cut wooden deck for the 1/350 Trumpeter USS Franklin kit. This deck is used to help you convert your Franklin to the straight-decked Bon Homme Richard.

Frog DH-60G Gipsy Moth - Amy Johnson's 'Jason' England to Australia 1930 / 601 Sq RAF - Bagged, 1/72, F227F

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$30   

Factory sealed bagged kit with color header. Includes decals and color paint guide for both listed airplanes. Very nice and detailed kit of the famous aircraft.

Eduard Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat, 1/48, 8433

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$26   

Excellent kit. Finely molded with all recessed panel lines, highly detailed cockpit and engine, full wheel wells, separately molded ailerons, elevators, rudder and wing flaps, optional position canopy, drop tank and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Cobra II P-39 Airacobra - Thompson Trophy Racing Aircraft - Master Modelers Issue, 1/45, H144-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc-

$45   

SALE! First issue dated in 1962 with a hardbox and molded in yellow and clear plastic. Nice model of the 4 bladed prop 1946 Thompson Trophy Winner with a 'souped up' P-63 King Cobra Allison engine. The kit has never been started. The parts and paperwork are still in the internal factory sealed bag.

Aurora P-51 Mustang with 'Horse' Artwork, 1/48, 118-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$110   

Classic boxart with the famous 'Bucking Airborne Horse'. The artwork is dated 1956, but this kit is likely about 1959 - note the 'Famous Fighters' in the border of the sunburst Aurora logo. The artwork is the original issue P-51 with a slight downward angle and the horse added. Has many working features: detailed engine with removable cowling, full cockpit and retractable landing gear. Molded in gloss olive drab and clear. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell Battle of Midway Aircraft Carrier CV6 USS Enterprise / CV5 USS Yorktown / CV8 USS Hornet, 1/490, H501

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$95   

Hard-to-find. 1976 issue. Includes parts to build one of the three sister aircraft carriers listed. There are a great deal of different parts to properly represent each carrier - from island searchlight platforms, island levels, radar, AA guns, gallery decks, boats and more. Kit is over 20 inches long and includes a one piece hull, propeller and rudder detail, aircraft, moving cranes and display stand with 3 name plates. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried with all plastic parts and includes instructions. NOTE: missing decals. I recommend the superior Starfighter decals that are specifically made for this Revell kit. You can buy them for either carrier and it includes complete airwing markings as well.

Trumpeter USS Pittsburg CA72 - With Decals for Baltimore Class Ships CA68 / CA69 / CA70 / CA71 / CA72 / CA73 / CA74 / CA75, 1/700, 05726

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$22   

Very highly detailed full hull or waterline kit with 264 parts. Includes black and white hull numbers for all the sister ships listed above. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Renwal The Visible Automobile Chassis, 1/4, 813-2498

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$1100   

Rare and large 1/4 scale kit. Over 3 feet long and highly detailed. This kit is designed to accept the Renwal Visible V-8 for a complete rolling chassis display. Includes instructions for installing V-8. Chassis is motorized - gears shift - brake pads work on fluid through brake pedal - operating steering with gearbox and linkage - operational rear differential. Includes book on how an Automobile Chassis really works. Inside, the kit has never been started. All factory presentation cardboard is complete and in very good condition. All parts that were factory sealed are still factory sealed and even include the Renwal inspection tag inside them. The only parts that were never factory sealed (clear and small red parts) have been inventoried complete. Includes instructions, Renwal parts sheet, Renwal Kit Catalog and the booklet 'The Automobile Chassis and It's Working Parts'.

Revell F4U-1 Corsair - (F4U1), 1/32, H278

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$42   

Classic well-detailed large-scale kit. 1970 issue. Decals are for the Corsair flown by Pacific Ace Ira Kepford. Kit features detailed Pratt and Whitney R-2800 engine and removable cowling, opening canopy and complete cockpit, folding wings, clear landing lights, optional position landing gear and movable wheels and propeller. NOTE: kit has minor assembly; the pilot has been assembled and painted. Quality is 'very good' and there is no other assembly. Several other small detail parts (no large ones) have been neatly painted as well. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Airfix Avro Lancaster B.1 Craftmaster Issue, 1/72, 3-129

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$35   

1960s issue with colorful artwork showing a Lancaster lifting off from the English countryside into a clear and star-lit sky. Well detailed for that time. Features movable control surfaces, rotating gun turrets, props and wheels and optional position undercarriage. Molded in silver and clear. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Continental Model Airplane Co Brown Racer - Balsa Wood Flying Airplane, X14

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$34   

From 1937. New old stock from a closed down hobby shop. Because they are in 'new' condition, the end flaps and tabs are in great condition with no tears or rips. I was the first one to open them and did so very carefully to avoid all damage. Features 14.5 inch wingspan, quality balsa printwood and wood stock, fully carved hardwood wheels and thrust button, partially carved prop blank (needs sanding), balsa blocks as required, covering tissue, color insignia sheet and detailed, full size plans that include instructions. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions.

Continental Model Airplane Co Stinson Reliant - Balsa Wood Flying Airplane, X19

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$24   

From the mid to late 1930s. New old stock from a closed down hobby shop but the kit has been opened and the glue has failed along the long box side. There is other general wear but the kit inside is like new. Features 15 inch wingspan, quality balsa printwood and wood stock, fully carved hardwood wheels and thrust button, partially carved prop blank (needs sanding), balsa blocks as required, color insignia sheet, covering tissue and detailed, full size plans that include instructions. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions.

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

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$315   

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 SS United States Ocean Liner, 1/602, 0312

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$115   

1996 reissue using the original molds and box artwork of the classic 1950s kit. Nicely molded full hull model with display stand and decals. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell HMS Campbeltown (USS Buchanan) Destroyer, 1/240, 2502

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$59   

Advent issue. Large scale and highly detailed kit of the historic four-pipe destroyer. On March 8, 1942, the Campbeltown sailed up the Loire River. Her mission was to destroy the Normandie Drydock, a possible haven for the Tirpitz which was holed up on Norway at this time. The Campbeltown was disguised as a German warship and the bow was packed with 8500 lbs of high explosive depth charges. Under a RAF diversion, Campbeltown fought her way up the river and rammed the dock doors at full speed. Charges at the stern sank the back of the ship and she was wedged in the dock. During a German inspection 8 hours later, the charges went off, scattering parts of the ship up to one mile away. The dock was rendered useless to the Tirpitz, who now had to stay in Norway. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals, flagsheet and instructions.

Heller Caudron C635 Simoun - Advanced French Light Aircraft from the 1930s, 1/72, 165

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

$16   

This highly advanced aircraft first appeared at the XIV Paris Airshow in 1934 . It was used successfully for many record attempts, and was pressed into service for WWII also. Has markings for two aircraft. 1960s 'L' style kit issue with full box art and yellow logo panels. Very nicely molded with recessed control surfaces and fine raised panel lines. Never started. NOTE: missing one side and one front windshield. Inventoried with all other parts, decals and instructions.

Frog DH-60G Gipsy Moth Trail Blazers - with Amy Johnson Figure, 1/72, F169

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$32   

Very nicely molded kit. Includes a realistic standing figure of the famous Amy Johnson. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Frog is considered the father of injection molded model kits. The Lines Brothers opened Frog in 1932, capitalizing on the fever caused by Lindberg's solo transatlantic flight. Almost overnight the western populations became 'Air-Minded', and anything aviation was in high demand. Frog created a quality line of stick and tissue rubber powered aircraft and gliders as well as innovative ready-to-fly rubber powered aircraft that required no assembly. The box even contained a built-in rubber motor winder and fuselage holder. Model airplane flight competitions were popular in Great Britain, and one category was 'Rise Off the Ground', or ROG. By changing this to 'Flies Right Off the Ground', the FROG name was born. In 1936 Frog created a line of injection molded plastic models, the first such kit line in the world (Hawk sold a line of injection molded aircraft models in 1934 but they were factory assembled and painted). Named 'Penguin' after the bird that does not fly, the kits were innovative beyond the means of production. At a time when models were simply built by wingspan, the Penguin line was a constant 1/72 scale. Furthermore, a large 1/72 Short S.30 Empire class flying boat contained a full interior and lights! A line of accessories such as AA guns, tractors, hanger, ambulance, sound locator, searchlights and lighting kits were quickly added to the line. WWII caused a pause in production. After the war the box color changed from silver to green, and Penguin kits were also marketed in the USA. Production ended in 1950. Frog quickly expanded and released the Red, Orange, Black, Green, Gold Token, Spin and Comet series as well as Trail Blazers and several others. It is noteworthy that while most manufactures in the 1940s/50 were making toy-like models, Frog attempted to make very realistic models. For example, 'detailing' kits with excessively large rivets was once very popular. Frog ignored this trend and continued to mold aircraft with fine panel lines and no rivets. As a result, Frog kits can be built into very realistic replicas. Production ended in the late 1970s, but Frog molds are still in use around the world.

Frog DH Hornet F.Mk.3 LR Fighter - No 41 Sq RAF 1950 or No. 19 Sq 1950, 1/72, F239

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$26   

Includes parts and decals to make either aircraft. Excellent full color painting guide is located on the bottom of the box. Typical high quality Frog kit with fine panel lines and no rivet detail so it builds up to a realistic model. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Vami Spad 33 Berline, 1/72

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$65   

Superb limited edition kit. Features main airframe parts in professional grade castings with recessed panel lines, detailed cockpit and interior, clear window material and decals. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora USS St. Paul CA68 - CA-71 USS Quincy-CA-72 USS Pittsburg-CA-74 USS Columbus-CA-75 USS Helena-CA-130 USS Bremerton-CA-131 USS Fall River-CA-132 USS Bremerton-CA-133 USS Toledo-CA-135 USS Los Angeles-CA-136 USS Chicago, 1/600, 703

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$110   

Big 'A' logo 1972 issue. Full hull kit with good detail for the time. The kit includes hull numbers for all 12 Baltimore class cruisers listed. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.