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Golden Age Reproductions Comet's Davis D1-W - 25 Inch Wingspan for Free Flight or R/C Conversion

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$38   

Reissue of the 1940 Comet kit. Golden Age is a high quality company committed to reissuing classic stick and tissue kits and plans from the Golden Age of flying models, the 1930s. Kit are of very high quality and include printwood, full color decals, strip wood, nose blocks/propeller/rubber/wheels/bearing (when required), beautiful copies of the original full size plans, covering material and very highly detailed instructions. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

Heller MD-450 Ouragan - Israeli or French Air Forces, 1/72, 80201

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Good

$26   

Still factory sealed. Heller-Humbrol issue. Very nicely molded older kit with recessed control surfaces and fine raised panel lines. Includes markings for the aircraft on the box art.

Aurora Sopwith Camel, 1/48, 102-69

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$69   

Just when I think all the issues have surfaced for an Aurora kit, another one shows up! This is a 120-69 (same number as the first issue) 'Famous Fighters' oval logo with the '69' price circle and the Parents' Magazine seal. That makes this the second issue - it would have been put out in early 1957, with the very first re-imaging to the new logo. It also shows that the Parents' seal was used as early as 1957 on some kits. The box artist on this issue is Jim Cox, the first model box artist for Aurora. (Please read the article about Mr. Cox on this website) This kit is part of a very successful WWI aircraft line in 1/48 scale that Aurora introduced in '56. The line sold so well that kits were added to it into the 1960s. Molded in the glossy olive drab green and black. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Eduard Morane-Saulnier Type N, 1/48, 8010

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$44   

Highly detailed with main injection molded parts, many photoetched parts on two frets, film instruments and cast metal parts. There is a color painting guide and decals for two different aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Comet P-51D Mustang Struct-O-Speed Flying Model, F11

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$28   

From the early 1950s. Comet advertises that the Struct-O-Speed series 'Puts Itself TogetherThat Quick!' on the box top. These kits were very highly prefabricated for their time, and in comparison to the regular stick and tissue models, the claim is not unfounded. Features three sheets of die-cut balsa wood main parts, 13 inch wingspan, finished wooden wheels, rubber motor, plastic prop and bushing (although the instructions show a balsa prop),paper insignia and full plans/instructions. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts and excellent plans. Die-cut wooden parts have not been punched out and are intact in the sheets.

Monogram A-7 Corsair II - VA-72 USS Kennedy - White Box Issue, 1/48, 5418

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$38   

Dated 1979. Features full cockpit, wheel well detail, optional position canopy and external stores with drop tanks, iron bombs and AIM-9 Sidewinders. Decals for VA-72 USS John F Kennedy. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Henschel Hs-129 A-1 - Luftwaffe (Choice of Two Aircraft), 1/72, 4398

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$18   

Features detailed engine, moving propeller, pilot figure and decals for two versions. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram F3F-3 Grumman Navy Fighter - (F3F3) Blue Box Issue, 1/32, PA186-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$79   

2nd issue of this kit with the 'Blue Box' dated 1967. Very highly detailed from the same molds as the 1961 'Four Star' kit. Has many action features: When you pull the prop outward and rotate it CCW, the landing gear retracts. Pull it outward and rotate it CW, and the gear extends. Push the prop in, and it freewheels as normal. Kit features a movable control surfaces, highly detailed cockpit, full decals, sliding canopy and instructions for rigging. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Please note that there is bug damage to the decal backing paper. The actual transfers are not affected.

Airfix Hawker Demon - Commanding Officer (Aux) No 604 Sqn RAF Hendon 1936, 1/72, 01052

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$22   

Dated 1988. Includes decals for this very colorful aircraft. Older but well molded and detailed model. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Heller Le Phenix 1675, 6521

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$85   

Aurora-Heller issue from original Heller molds. Originally from the late 1960s or very early 1970s. Large and highly detailed full-hull kit with 505 parts. Measures 4805 cm long when assembled. Features full standing and running rigging instructions with billowing sails. Sails are 'excellent' with no splits. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.

Revell F-89 Scorpion and B-58A Hustler - From old 'S' Molds, 8912

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$64   

1989 gift set issue that contains both aircraft. Ideal builders from the original 1950s 'S' kit molds. The F-89 is 1/79 scale and the B-58 is 1/93 scale. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

Lindberg Civil War Blockade Runner (Harriett Lane / Cutter 'Lavinia') (ex-Pyro), 1/124, 715

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$75   

1985 Lindberg issue from the original Pyro molds dating to the late 1950s. Large scale, full hull kit with very good detail for that time. Includes full rigging instructions. Molded in green, black, butterscotch and medium blue. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions. After the original 1960s issue, Pyro re-marketed the Harriett Lane as the 'Lavinia', which was what the Confederates renamed her when they captured her and made her a blockage runner. The Harriett Lane was built in 1858 and named for President Buchanan's niece. The cutter was 180 feet long with a 30 foot beam and displacement was 670 tons. Armament consisted of 3-9 inch Dahlgrens and 1-30 lb Parrot Rifle. She was built at a time when steam was not fool-proof, so she is rigged for full sails. Harriett Lane served as the Presidential Yacht, the fired the first shot of the Civil War. She chased down blockade runners until January 1, 1863 when she was attacked by five Confederate Gun Boats and boarded. She was captured and renamed the Lavinia and was used as a blockade runner. Near the end of the war she caught fire at sea, and put into Havana Harbor. Federal forces took her again and rebuilt her in 1869 as the bark 'Elliot Ritchie'. She was abandoned at sea in 1884.

Revell Nike Hercules Missile 'S' Issue, 1/40, H1804-149

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$85   

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Original 1958 dated 'S' issue hardbox with dramatic box art. Features missile with separating booster stage, operating launcher and three man crew. Molded in the correct white and dark olive drab. NOTE: this kit has minor, neat assembly. The cap (#34) has been glued into the cylinder (#35). Parts 27R and 25R (platform and brace) are assembled. Quality of all assembly is 'professional.' Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Testors Vought F4U-1 Corsair, 1/72, 623

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$19   

Still factory sealed. Looks to be from quality ex-Hawk molds.

Comet North American P-51B Mustang Speed Glider - 18 inch Wingspan Flying Model, G2

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$29   

From 1944. The 'Speed Glider' here was designed by the great Carl Goldberg. This type of model was tied to a string, which was in turn connected to a wooden stick 2 or 3 feet long. An accomplished pilot could whip the aircraft around, performing an excellent variety of stunts. As you can imagine, the kit has very sturdy construction to take these high speed maneuvers. It features two sheets of die cut, thin hardwood parts, hardwood and balsa stock, two sheets of full color covering material with complete aircraft color, windows and insignia (which completely eliminates painting) and detailed plans with balance and flight information. The fuselage is profile, while the wings and tail surfaces are built up the traditional stick and tissue way. Although in the end, there is no tissue but the superb full color decorated paper wraps that cover all the surfaces of the model. This kit has never been started. NOTE: missing one small section of one wood sheet; the three small parts on it are on the other sheet, they are very simple to duplicate. Inventoried with all other parts, covering papers and plans. The box appears much better than 'Good-' but I have graded it such because one large end flap and the four small flaps have fallen off. They are present and included however, and you could easily repair the box to make it complete. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Hasegawa Messerschmitt Bf-109 G-6 Finnish, 1/72, AP107

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$26   

Still factory sealed. Hard-to-find special release with Finnish markings. Very cleanly molded with all recessed panel lines.

Sanwa Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa 'Oscar' Fighter, 1/102, 121

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$45   

Rare, small-scale Sanwa issue from the early 1960s. The box is in exceptional condition with very nice color and gloss and complete with all ends and flaps. The airplane is molded in silver and clear and the 'V' stand is molded in blue. The kit has never been started. Inside it is in 'factory new' condition. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. The large stand base is the only part that was never factory sealed.

Guillows Lockheed P-38L Lightning - 40 Inch Wingspan Flying Model, 1/13, 2001

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

$75   

Still factory sealed. Very large flying model for free flight, .049 U-Control, static display or rubber power. Although it is not in the instructions, many people have converted this model to R/C with electric power. Includes stick and tissue construction, a large number of plastic vac parts, clear vac canopy, detailed cardstock parts, full decals and much more.

Hobby Craft Dornier Do-17E/F Flying Pencil - Spanish Civil War Nationalist K/88 1938 or Luftwaffe III/KG 255 1938, 1/48, HC1604

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$36   

Nicely molded kit with recessed panel lines. Includes decal and paint guide for both aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Pit Road Jiangwei Class Frigate Chinese Navy, 1/700

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$29   

Rare resin-cast waterline model. Features resin hull and larger parts. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.