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Airfix Golden Hind - Sir Francis Drakes Ship - 18 Inches Long, 09258

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Still factory sealed. From 1988. Well detailed model with 109 parts and measures 18 inches long when assembled. Features fully detailed decks, 12 hull mounted cannons, 4 cannons and carriages, 5 crew figures, pre-formed sails, full color flag sheet, display stand and nameplate, full instructions and rigging diagram. This is Sir Francis Drake's English galleon that is famous for its circumnavigation of the globe between 1577 and 1580. The ship was originally named Pelican, but Drake re-named her in mid-voyage 1577 just before entering the Strait of Magellan. The name 'Golden Hind' was a compliment to his patron of the voyage, Sir Christopher Hatton. Hatton's family coat of arms was a golden female deer ('hind').

Hasegawa Grumman F4F-4 Wilcat - US Navy VF-9 or VF-6, 1/72, AP24

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Limited issue. Very well molded with all fine recessed panel lines. Contains markings for both aircraft. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions. NOTE: the decals are still in the factory sealed bag, but they have very light stains on the backing paper.

Monogram US Army M3A1 Armored Personnel Carrier - Combat Series Issue, 1/35, PM157-150

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. 1966 reissue of the rare 'Four Star' kit from 1958. Very nicely molded, well detailed and has many operating features. Kit includes moving tracks, moving winch, elevating and swiveling machine gun, operating doors, full interior and 9 realistic figures.

Monogram RB-66A Destroyer Blue Box Issue, 1/83, PA204-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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This is the original 1967 issue, not the reissue from the 1990s. Nicely molded kit from the original 'Four Star' molds. Features rear gun turret, cockpit with three crew, opening bomb bay and bomb. Molded in silver and clear. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. When the Air Force phased out the B-66, they converted many into ECM aircraft, hence the RB-66A. Monogram seized this opportunity as a new lease on life for the B-66 molds and the result was this issue as RB-66 aircraft were being used in Vietnam in the late 1960s.

Hasegawa P-40N Warhawk South Pacifc Campaign, 1/72, AT103

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Still factory sealed. Very finely molded with all recessed panel lines.

Revell Boeing B-47 Air Power Series, 1/112, H140-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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1961 hardbox Air Power issue, from the same molds as the famous Pre 'S' kit. Makes an ideal builder. Molded in silver and clear plastic. Never started. All of the parts and paperwork are still in the factory sealed internal clear bag.

Monogram Republic F-105F Thud Thunderchief Two-Seater, 1/48, 5808

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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1983 issue. Very finely molded and detailed kit with traditional high Monogram quality. Includes full cockpit, detailed wheel wells, drop tanks and weapons load. Molds were altered to make 'G' variant, so the kit cannot be reissued. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram Republic F-105G Wild Weasel Thunderchief, 1/48, 5806

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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From 1982 and a highly detailed kit for that time. Two-seat Thud features detailed cockpits, optional position canopies, two Shrike Missiles, one ARM Anti-Radiation Missile and external tanks. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell F-105D Thunderchief (Ex-Monogram) - 'Arkansas Traveler' 388th TFW Korat Thailand 1968 / 'Foley's Folly/Ohio Express' from 469th TFS 388 TRW Korat Thailand, 1/48, 85-5840

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Still factory sealed. An excellent example of mold-swapping now that Revell and Monogram are one. This is actually the excellent Monogram kit from the 1970/80s. Typical high Monogram quality with full cockpit and wheel well detail. External stores included and optional position speed brakes. Has decals for (The markings and kill insignia are from his WWII P-47) and .

Aurora Aston Martin DB-4, 1/25, 562-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Hardbox kit dated 1965. Aurora issued this kit in the wake of the highly successful James Bond 007 series. For Aurora, this kit was an amazing improvement in mold quality and detail; so much so that Monogram reissued this kit after they purchased the Aurora molds. Features fully detailed engine and engine compartment, opening hood, complete interior with folding front seat backs, opening driver and passenger doors, fully detailed underside with separately molded suspension, differential, springs, steering linkage, drive shaft and exhaust, opening trunk showing full spare tire, battery and four pieces of fitted luggage and more. Molded in correct gloss red, black, white, clear, chrome and with real rubber tires. Never started. The black and red parts are still in factory-sealed bags. The parts that were never factory sealed have been inventoried complete with instructions.

Monogram F-101 Voodoo RCAF - Canadian Air Force Lynx Squadron, 1/48, 5829

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Still factory sealed. 1990 issue. Large and well detailed 1/48 scale kit. Features full cockpit detail, optional position canopy, detailed wheel wells, Falcon and Genie (Nuclear) Missiles and optional position speed brakes.

Wesco S-51 S-class Submarine 1922 - Fourth-Group S Class (S-48), 1/240

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Very rare. Thi sis a solid wood kit of this early USN submarine that was unfortunately rammed and sunk by the City Of Rome. The kit consists of a 3D machine cut to profile wood hull (requires sanding to round shape), printwood, wood stock, cardstock detail parts and even a corked, glass vial of paint and a metal tube of glue - both in the original small paper bag. Even sandpaper is included. The plans are complete but have long closed splits - they are in two parts. The plans include very nice text directions, very good top and side elevations, several detail drawings and hull cross sections for shaping. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes insignia (on the plans) and instructions.

Yamada Sen-Toku Type I-401 (I400 class) Submarine - Motorized Diving and Surfacing Operating Model (ex-Doyusha), 1/300, YSB1000-1

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Quality kit from ex-Doyusha molds. Very nice kit that is designed for water operation. Automatically dives and surfaces while underway. Includes Mabuchi RE-280 motor and all metal hardware required. Features detailed superstructure, AA guns and deck gun and Seiran aircraft with crane. Includes rigging diagram, decals and instructions. Molded in dark red (below the waterline parts), dark gray (above waterline parts) and wood tan (decking). Heavily illustrated instructions are in English and Japanese. The kit has never been started. All parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags.

Monogram USS New Jersey BB62 Battleship, 1/600, 3001

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

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Still factory sealed. Dated 1995 and is from the original 1976 molds. Monogram cut the molds for this model - it is NOT from Aurora molds. Features very clean parts, very good detail, one piece full hull with complete propeller and rudder detail, two observation float planes, elevating main gun, main turrets that move with the gun directors and more. Model is 16 inches long when assembled and includes a display stand.

Palmer 75mm World War I Artillery Piece Brass Plated, 1/24, 33-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

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Still factory sealed. Older but detailed kit that is scaled from US Army photos. Includes operating front shield sight and wheels. One tree is brass plated. About 7 inches long assembled. Palmer made a range of five field gun kits which included the Gatling Gun, Civil War Field Piece, Revolutionary War Cannon, Naval Cannon and 75mm World War I Artillery Piece. The original issues contained brass plated parts and chain or rope as necessary. The economy line was issued without brass plating or chain. Finally, there was a deluxe series that included extra parts such as limbers, carriers and caisson. Life-Like eventually purchased the molds and reissued the line in the mid to late 1970s, and Encore reissued some of them in 1993.

Lindberg Henschel HS-129B German Tank Destroyer, 1/72, 474-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

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Still factory sealed. 1972 issue with Tom Morgan boxart. Lindberg is a company with a fascinating history The original 'Lindberg Line' stretches back to the 1930s when Paul Lindberg drew plans for famous modeling magazines and marketed his balsa wood 'stick and tissue' by urging dealers to carry the '...Complete Lindberg Line'. After the war, Lindberg and Olsen had a strong hand in early United States injection molded kit development. Please see the article located on this website about early USA plastic kit manufactures.

Lindberg Grumman TBF Avenger, 1/72, 480

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

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One-piece box issue with Tom Morgan artwork is dated 1968, but it is the third issue and dates from the 1970s. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Lindberg is a company with a fascinating history The original 'Lindberg Line' stretches back to the 1930s when Paul Lindberg drew plans for famous modeling magazines and marketed his balsa wood 'stick and tissue' by urging dealers to carry the '...Complete Lindberg Line'. After the war, Lindberg and Olsen had a strong hand in early United States injection molded kit development. Please see the article located on this website about early USA plastic kit manufactures.

Lindberg Arado Ar-234B Jet Bomber, 1/72, 439-50

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

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Purchase new on October 4, 1966 at Topps in Cleveland, Ohio. First hardbox issue with Tom Morgan boxart. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell USS Nautilus SSN571 Nuclear Fleet, 1/305, H308

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Likely from the mid to late 1960s from Revell of Germany With instructions in English and German. This model is from corrected molds that do not include the missile. Never started. Factory sealed bag with decals and instructions present.

Classic Metal Works GMC PD4103 Trailways Bus Denver HO Scale, 1/87, 32113

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Brand new, old hobby shop stock. Never used. Perhaps the best model of this bus. Fully factory assembled and painted except for the side view mirrors, which are still sealed in the factory bag. Although this is brand new, the plastic did come off the cardboard card. I have taped it back on.