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Tamiya Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat - VF-41 USS Ranger / VMF-223 Marines / VGF-29 USS Santee / VF-22 USS Independence- (F4F4), 1/48, 61034

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$24   

Still factory sealed. Very highly detailed and beautifully molded kit. Features all very fine recessed details, full cockpit, detailed engine, detailed gear bay and optional position canopy.

Encore Gatling Gun - Early American Machine Gun - (ex-Palmer / Life-Like), 1/24, EC9693

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$36   

Very cleanly molded. Encore did a superb job of cleaning up the molds as they are much better than any of the other issues. About 6 inches long when built. Molded gray and includes metal chain. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including instructions. The Gatling Gun was invented by Richard Jordan Gatling in about 1862. The first version fired .58 caliber bullets. Later improvements led to .30 caliber bullets being fired by a hand crank from a gravity fed magazine. Firing rate was 400 round per minute. The hand cranked gun stayed in production until 1911 and was first used during the US Civil War at the siege of Petersburg, Virginia.

Pocher Fiat 130 HP Grand Prix de France 1907, 1/8, K70

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$675   

Still factory sealed. Pocher made the finest automobile models ever created. The detail and working parts on these long out-of-production, big 1/8 scale kits is amazing. This kit is a prefect reproduction of the original car that won 1st place at the 1907 Grand Prix de France with an average of 113.612 KPH with Felice Nazzaro as the pilot. The prototype of this care was used with the original drawings to create this model. The kit has 823 parts of plastic, brass, steel, leather, iron, rubber, copper, aluminum and other materials. Features include super detailed engine, opening hood, complete interior, all pilot controls, operating steering, working suspension, operating steel drive chains and more. Recommended for experienced models only. Shipping insurance (and Express Mail for international customers) is required.

Encore PZL P-11c - Polish Air Force No. 161 Eskadry / 6th Air Regiment / No.113 Eskadry, 1/72, 1005

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$22   

Contains colorful markings for all three aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora British Churchill Tank, 1/48, 315-129

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+++

$125   

Long hardbox issue dated 1966. In those days, it was said by reviewers that Aurora made the best tank kits - this one is no exception. Features all moving bogies and drive wheels, flexible black treads, elevating main gun, rotating turret, one tankman, three soldiers and decals. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: there are tread burns on the bottom of the belly pan.

Tamiya Gneisenau Battle Cruiser, 1/700, 77520-1200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$25   

SALE! Still factory sealed. 1/700 scale waterline kit. Very highly detailed and finely molded.

Monogram Curtiss Hawk P-6E, 1/72, PA208-70

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$19   

First issue dated 1968. Finely detailed kit of the classic US Biplane fighter of the 1930s. Includes markings from the colorful 17th Pursuit Squadron, early 1930s, Selfridge Field, Michigan. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: the prop has one blade neatly broken at the base. The blade is present. I have included a painted prop that is not broken. You can strip the paint from the prop with DOT 3 brake fluid, spray oven cleaner or any other tested, safe plastic stripper. P-6 variants were in production for 10 years, a remarkable feat in a time when airframe/power plant technology was changing rapidly.

ESCI Panavia 200 Tornado - RAF / Italian / German Air Forces, 1/48, 4003

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$22   

Contains markings for all three air forces. Features full cockpit, wings that change angle, optional position air brakes, separately molded control surfaces and external weapons lodes. Never started. Factory sealed bag with decals and instructions. NOTE: decals have bug damage to the backing paper. The actual transfers are free of damage.

DML BMP-2E Afghanistan, 1/35, 3508

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$22   

Very highly detailed armor kit. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Cleveland Beechcraft Bonanza - Balsa Flying Model Airplane Kit, 1/16, SF-108

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$160   

This is a Cleveland 'SF' or 'Scale Flying' model in museum scale of 1/16. The kit came from a long time collector of 1930s and 1940s models and is in exceptional condition. All Cleveland kits were exceptionally complete and this one is no exception. Features very high quality balsa printwood and strip wood, covering material, highest quality plans, all parts required for assembly and decals (if issued with the kit). The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. The Cleveland Model and Supply Company played a pivotal role in the development of true scale models. In 1909 Bleriot's English Channel flight caused a surge in aviation and model aircraft around the globe. Several companies were ideally positioned to take advantage of the aviation craze. In the USA, Wading River Manufacturing Co. (1909), White Aeroplane (1911), Ideal Model Aeroplane (1911), Broadfield Model Aeroplanes (1919) were among these pioneers, offering everything from plans and parts to complete kits and ARF models. Lindbergh's 1927 crossing of the Atlantic Ocean caused an even bigger world-wide phenomenon called 'The Aviation Craze' that extended up to the start of World War II. Many companies such as Megow, Guillow's and others started right around the time of Lindbergh's flight. Some of these models flew and flew well, but they all had one thing in common - were generally not accurate scale representations. In 1929, a youngster named Ed Packard had a very advanced dream to produce incredibly accurate, true scale models that flew perfectly. This radical idea established the world's longest operating single-owner model airplane supply business, called Cleveland Model and Supply Company. To this day, Cleveland models are treasured as the most accurate flying scale models produced. The fact that Mr. Packard started and successfully grew this business during The Great Depression is a testament to his ideals and business skill. I highly suggest the excellent book called 'Aviations great Recruiter, Cleveland's Ed Packard' by H.L. (Herm) Schreiner. It is an excellent history of the man, his company and the times of the Golden Age of Model Aviation.

Megow WOG Class B Gas Model - For R/C or Free Flight, E27

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$155   

Rare 1930s competition gas free flight model that was engineered by William Winter, editor of the then-famous air magazine 'Air Trails'. The WOG was an outstanding performer and an excellent seller until Megow closed it's doors in the late 1940s. This model came from the estate of a very active and particular early aircraft kit collector. It is like factory-new inside and has not been started. Complete with all parts, plans and decals (if originally included).

Revell Fairchild F-27 Propjet - Ozark Airlines - Lodela Issue, 1/94, H297

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$125   

Still factory sealed. Rare Revell Lodela issue with colorful Ozark markings. Well detailed kit includes moving rudder, flaps and elevators, rotating wheels and props, Fairchild decals and loading ramp.

Modelik Lockheed L-14H Super Electra - LOT Airlines, 1/33, 2-99

Cardstock Paper Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$18   

Large scale, highly detailed cardstock model. Beautifully color printed on quality cardstock. The exterior parts of the aircraft are printed in a stunning metallic silver. No painting required - just build! Has very good cockpit detail. Features general English instructions and two pages of detailed assembly drawings.. You should be experienced with card models before building this model. Never started; nothing has been cut out and all the sheets are in excellent condition. 100% complete.

Farpro Curtiss SB2C Helldiver - Motorized, 1/72, 109

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$24   

From Aoshima molds. This was designed to be motorized and contains the required hardware minus the motor, which the kit manufacture almost never furnished. Nicely molded. Features nicely done raised details, four-piece canopy, folding wings, retractable landing gear and tail hook, drop tanks, wing rockets and battery remote control for the motorized prop. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Farpo existed for a short time in the late 1960s. All the kits were all made in Japan by Aoshima but specifically for US distribution. Some kits had provision for motorization and some did not.

Revell Hawker Typhoon MK IB - Ace Roland Beamont, 1/32, H266

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$55   

1973 USA release. Features full cockpit detail and hinged entry/exit door, detailed Napier Sabre Engine with removable engine cowl, movable wheels and prop and decals for British Ace Roland Beamont. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Pegaso Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis with Paris Diorama, 1/48, P6010

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$32   

Still factory sealed. With colorful cardstock diorama including the Eiffel Tower This is a reissue of the older Lindberg kit by Pegaso/Necomisa (Mexico).

ESCI Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II - 355th TFW / 333rd TF Training Squadron, 1/48, 4005

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$22   

Well detailed. Includes decals for two aircraft and a very large variety of under-wing load outs such as Maverick AGM-65 D Missiles, Snakeye bombs, Mk.82 Bombs with Snakeye High Drag Fins, Mk.20 Rockeye Cluster Bombs, LAU-3/19 FFAR Rockets, Mk.82 Low Drag Bombs and ALQ-119 ECM Pods. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Lockheed Electra American Airlines - 'S' Issue, 1/115, H255-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$295   

1957 'S' issue with fantastic box art. The box is 'excellent' with as-new colors and gloss and four solid corners. In the 1960s these molds were modified to make the P-3C Orion, making a reissue of this kit impossible (please see the article about this conversion on this website). Features optional position cabin doors, rotating props, optional position landing gear, large colorful decal sheet and famous Revell 'Globe' clear swivel-base stand. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts and excellent decals and instructions.

Revell USS Missouri Battleship - Pre-S Wide Box Issue, 1/535, H301-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$145   

1954 second Pre-S release in the wider box. The earlier (1st) Pre-S release is in the narrow packaging. Fantastic box condition with excellent color and gloss, four solid corners, and no price tags, tape or tag/tape marks. Second release of these molds. The kit has never been started. Inside it is like new with the small parts still sealed in the factory bag. Includes flag sheet and instructions. The Missouri was the first model that Revell cut it's own m olds for. Previous to this, Revell marketed kits from other companies who cut the molds themselves, such as the Highway Pioneers from Gowland & Gowland or the Adams military models. It is said that the Missouri was the most profitable kit that Revell ever produced.

Pocher 1932 Bugatti 50T Superprofile, 1/8, K86

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$1650   

Pocher made the finest automobile models ever created and the two Bugatti and Mercedes ones are considered the finest of the line. The detail and working parts on these long out-of-production kits is amazing. This kit has 1600 parts of plastic, brass, steel, leather, iron, rubber, copper and many more. Working features include operating steering, working leaf spring suspension, operating foot brake that applies brakes to all four wheels, independent hand brake that operates on the rear wheels, headlights that light via a dashboard switch, doors that open and close with operating door latches and handles, windows that raise and lower via the working cranks, starting handle that operates the engine crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons etc. and the fan and generator turn by V belts, opening hood and bonnet, super detailed real spoke wheels and much more. The kit has never been started. The box has been opened but is factory new inside. Every part is still in the internal factory sealed bags. All small bags are still stapled to the factory header card and the bags are solid with no splits. Recommended for experienced models only. NOTE: this kit must be shipped insured.