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Contrail Short Sturgeon TT2, 1/72

Vaccuformed Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$24   

Nicely molded vac kit with injection molded and metal details and reference material. Features white main airframe parts, clear canopies, injection molded landing gear struts, wheels, tail wheel and engine exhaust, excellent metal counter-rotating props, detailed plans with photos of the actual aircraft. There has been no assembly, but NOTE: the kit has been neatly cut out. Quality is professional. Some parts have even been pro sanded to fit. NOTE: missing gear doors (simple to make) and decals. The rear turret location has a white plastic dome; it is not clear.

Revell DC-7 'United Flight 707' Airport Set - 'S' Kit, 1/122, H220-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$495   

Rare and very desirable kit with the Disney Promotional Sticker. Contains the colorful United DC-7 and all the accessories shown on the box top - Texaco fuel truck, boarding stairs, United Red Carpet, stanchions, tow tractor with tow bar, baggage truck with three baggage carts and figures for the pilot, refueler, model, stewardess, camera man and two drivers for the tow and baggage tractors. The box is in exceptional condition with like-new color and gloss, four solid corners, no tape or tags, no tape or tag marks, no fading and no litho damage. Light and even general wear are the only flaws. Inside, the kit has never been started. It is complete. The aircraft small parts are still sealed in the factory bag. The aircraft parts that were never factory sealed have been inventoried complete. The airport parts have been inventoried complete (they are in the original bag but it has been opened). Includes excellent decals and instructions.

Berkeley Steve Whitman's Buster R/C Pylon Racer, 1/4, 3-8

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$225   

Very large quarter scale model for RC Pylon racing. Big 48 inch wingspan. Features stamped metal landing gear, full size plans with RC details, all die cut balsa and plywood, complete color decals and more. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Berkeley is a very famous manufacture of flying model kits from the Golden Age of flying aviation, about 1932-1954. Founded in 1933 by William Effinger, the company was quite progressive in producing quality kits - it was likely the Berkeley 'Buccaneer' was the first gas powered model in kit form. In the later 1930s, Effinger acquired the services of a very talented Henry Struck. Struck went on to design numerous award-winning kits under the Berkeley name. Berkeley weathered the post WWII recession and emerged as a major kit producer in the late 1940 and 1950s. These were great years for Berkeley and they produced some incredible and large kits. The company went bankrupt in about 1960 however. Fox engines (Duke Fox) bought the company and released the kits alongside his own FOX models and engines. This arrangement did not last, and in the early 1960s the Berkeley name disappeared from hobby shop shelves.

Monogram F-51D (P-51D) Mustang - with Retracing Gear and Dropping Bombs - Blue Box Issue, 1/32, PA77-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$110   

Classic large-scale Action Model in the 1966 issue famous 'Blue Box.' Most likely the second issue of this kit. Very well molded kit with excellent detail and numerous action features. Canopy opens and closes to show highly detailed cockpit. Tiny levers under the wings drop two bombs. Knob on the bottom rotates and extends/retracts main gear and tail wheel; all gear doors including tail wheel open and close automatically with the gear. Not only do these features sound great, but they work. My built kit was made in 1979 and functions like new! The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Revell Messerschmitt Bf-109F - Geschwader Kommodore- JG51, 1/32, H284

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$56   

Still factory sealed. 1971 two-piece box issue in big 1/32 scale. Has plenty of action features- fully detailed engine, removable panels, full cockpit, moving control surfaces, rotating wheels and props and retracting/extending landing gear.

Matchbox Focke-Wulf FW-190 - 111th Group JG 51 Russia or SG1 Crimea 1943, 1/72, PK-6

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$19   

Still factory sealed. From 1983. Includes decals for the aircraft involved in the first FW-190 sortie, which resulted in 7 PE-2s being destroyed. Optional parts and decals are also included to make a fighter bomber from SG.1 in Crimea, Russia in 1943.

Airfix WWII RAF Personnel, 1/72, S47-89

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$22   

Late 1960s issue with the type three logo on the box top and the type four round logo on the sides and back. Nicely detailed figures. Never painted. Complete with all parts.

Karaya Steve Wittman 'Chief Oshkosh' Racer 1934, 1/72, 72027

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$42   

Superb limited edition kit. Features main airframe parts in professional grade castings, detailed cockpit, clear vacuform canopy and decals. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

MPM Lockheed Vega Model 5 Winnie Mae & Lady Lindy, 1/72, 72523

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

$39   

Beautifully molded and highly detailed. Features full cockpit and cabin. Has colorful decals for either aircraft. Never started. Factory sealed bag with decals and instructions. NOTE: the box grades fair because there are tears and cuts on the other side of the box. The kit inside is mint.

Revell Hawker Tempest, 1/72, H620-49

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+++

$29   

1963 early issue in the two piece box with frameable artwork. Features optional position landing gear, movable propeller and wheels, pilot, clear canopy and RAF markings. Never started. 100% inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Matchbox Douglas F3D-2 Skyknight - (F3D2), 1/72, 40134

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$27   

Includes vacuform canopy in addition to the injection molded kit canopy. Kit is from 1987 and has markings for F3D-2T2 VF-121 Miramar 1958 and F3D-2T2 USMC K6 Airfield South Korea 1953. Never started. Inventoried with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Frog Douglas DC-7C BOAC, 1/96, 351P

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$395   

Very rare. 1950s two piece hardbox issue. Very close to 1/100 scale and still the largest injection molded DC-7 kit. Nicely molded with very fine raised panel line detail and recessed control surfaces and doors. The box has great color, four solid corners, no price tags and the only tape is the remains of the factory sealing tape. The box has a pencil point closed hole and a 1.5 inch closed tear on the upper long side panel. There is general shelf wear and light stains which are visible on the box top. Inside, the special cardboard side housing is still held in place with the original staples and contains an unopened tube of colorful Frog cement and a glass vial of white paint with the factory cork. The paint and glue are still good. The decals have not rolled and are in 'very good' condition. The instructions are excellent with light yellowing and have no tears or writing. The kit is molded in the correct gloss silver and clear plastic with a large dark blue stand. The kit has never been started and has been inventoried complete with all parts, decals, instructions, glue and paint. The propellers are on the original cardboard holder and the blades are not broken. Shipping insurance is required on this model.

MPC F-86D Sabre Dog - (Ex-Airfix), 1/72, 1-4101

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$18   

This kit is from quality Airfix molds. Dates from the mid 1970s. Very nicely molded kit with decals for the very colorful box art aircraft. Features good cockpit and inlet detail, optional position air brakes and air brake well detail, optional position landing gear, retracted or extended ventral rocket tray and drop tanks. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. NOTE: box has the 'Golden Tokes' cut away from the side panel.

Monogram SM-62 Snark Guided Missile - US Air Force / SAC, 1/80, PD27-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$149   

First and only issue from 1957. Hard to find scale kit of the Snark, tow tractor, launcher and crew of four. Launch pad has wheels that rotate and the launcher can be realistically moved from the transport to the launch configuration. Molded in the correct beautiful gloss red and yellow-orange. The hardbox is 'very good+' with nice color, no tape or tag marks, four solid corners and no tape or price tags. There is light wear, especially on the edges as shown. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Also includes correct small Monogram fold out catalog and additional small missile catalog sheet.

Airfix Ilyushin IL-28 Beagle - USSR / China / Poland, 1/72, 04010-9

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$22   

Type four logo box, likely from the 1980s. Nicely detailed older kit with fine raised panel lines moving rudder and ailerons, crew of three, cockpit and rear gunner's station, moving rear turret with elevating guns, optional position landing gear and paint guide + decals for the three air forces listed. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. The Beagle was the USSR's first jet bomber, first flying in 1946. As the primary Soviet light bomber, it was used by 15 nations and was built until 1960.

Trumpeter CV-9 USS Essex with White Ensign PE for Ship / Airwing / Catwalk - (World War II Configuration), 1/350, 05602

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$209   

Includes White Ensign PE3536 1/350 USS Essex The Ship (factory sealed envelope), PE3554 Essex Perforated Catwalks (sealed inside) and PE3553 Essex The Airwing (sealed inside). All are in factory new condition and never used. The actual Essex kit is still factory sealed. Very highly detailed full hull kit with 610 parts. Can be built full hull or waterline. Includes hanger deck, three types of aircraft with folding wings, decals for the Marcus Islands raid on August 31, 1943 and much more.

Northeastern Scale Models 50' Outside Braced Auto Box Car Southern Pacific - Craftsman Kit, HO, HB-3

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$38   

Fantastically detailed kit that builds into a museum-quality car. Features all hardwood construction. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags (small details). The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including instructions.

Lindberg Caravelle French Jetliner Air France, 1/180, 411-60

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$34   

Nicely molded small scale kit from the early 1960s. Box art by Tom Morgan shows a nice night scene with a Caravelle speeding away from Paris. Includes full landing gear detail, stand and large, extensive and colorful decal sheet for Air France. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

CM USCGC Campbell WPG32 (Treasury class 1943), 1/350

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$120   

SPECIAL ORDER limited production kit. Museum quality high definition resin castings. Complete kit with all parts needed for assembly. Some kits include photo-etched details and decals if required -email for details on a certain kit. Kits are molded upon receipt of payment. Normal wait is six to eight weeks.

Revell Tally-Ho Coach - Miniature Masterpieces, 1/48, H513-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$95   

Rare 1955 kit. In investment-grade 'NM' condition with the box color and gloss as good as new. All four corners are solid and there are no repairs. The original price tag is intact on one short side and there are no other tags, tape or tape marks. The only flaw is a tiny bit of corner and general wear. This kit features some of my favorite box artwork by Scott Eidson. Very highly detailed model includes coach, horses and figures as shown on the box art. Inside, the kit has never been started and is inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and excellent building instructions. Although it is opened, the original factory clear plastic bag is included also. 'Miniature Masterpieces' was formed through an alliance of Lou Glasser (Revell) and Steve Adams (Adams Action Models) in 1953. Although the molds were made at Adams and it had the appearance of an independent company, the firm was run by Revell down to the prototypes being made at the Revell plant. Originally there was no evidence of the parent company on the surface. The State Coach of England was the first kit, issued in 1953. More kits of excellent quality followed. Revell completely took over the line in 1954 and in that year and the next, kits were labeled 'Revell' with a 'Miniature Masterpiece' label on the box top also.