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Academy Messerschmitt Bf-109 E3/4 - 9/JG 54 Operated Over the English Channel Summer 1940, 1/72, 2133

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$14   

Very nicely molded kit. Features very fine recessed panel lines, detailed cockpit, optional E3 or E4 canopies in the opened or closed position, optional position landing gear and bomb. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

RCM S Boat Submarine USN, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged

$120   

Early US Navy Fleet Boat. SPECIAL ORDER vacuform kit with resin/metal parts set. Not shipped from stock. Kit is molded upon receipt of payment. Time from receipt to shipping your kit is usually 8 to 10 weeks. Contains vacuform basic components, full size plans plus metal or resin parts such as guns, anchors, cleats, etc. Does not include decals. Vacuform kits are only recommended for modelers who are experienced with this type of model. Special skills and scratch building experience are required. If you are curious, I highly recommend that you read the article 'How To Build Vacuform Model Kits' which is located on this website.

CM USS New Mexico BB-40 1944, 1/350

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Bagged

$355   

SPECIAL ORDER limited production kit from excellent quality high-definition resin castings. Complete model with all parts needed for assembly including photo-etched details and decals if required. If you need more information, please email for certain details. Kits are molded upon receipt of payment. Normal wait is four weeks.

MPC McDonnell F2H-2 or F2H-2P Banshee - (ex-Airfix) - (F2H2 F2H2P), 1/72, 1-4305

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$29   

Still factory sealed. Very nicly molded. Includes USN markings for the box art aircraft and parts to build -2 or -2P photo version.

Revell Focke-Wulf FW-190 - Advent Issue, 1/72, 3305

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$19   

1979 Advent reissue of the original Revell 1960s 1/72 'Butcher Bird'. Nicely molded and an ideal builder. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Monogram Hawker Mk 1B Typhoon - 3 RAF Squadrons - White Box Issue, 1/48, 5303

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$28   

1977 release with decals for three different RAF aircraft. Nicely molded and features optional position landing gear, detailed wheel wells, full cockpit interior, rotating wheels and prop and optional position canopy. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. Box is only 'good,' but parts, decals and instructions inside are as new.

Cleveland Boeing F4B-3 - Flying or Scale, 1/16, SF-29

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$75   

This is a legendary Cleveland 'SF' or 'Scale Flying' model in museum scale of 1/16. All Cleveland kits were exceptionally complete for the time, and this is no exception. Features very high quality balsa printwood, strip wood, fully formed wood main and tail wheels, carved thrust bearing, prop blades, blocks, wires and other wood as required, covering material, highest quality plans and three color sheets of insignia. The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. NOTE: the plans are complete & usable but are heavily taped along the fold lines. The plans are interesting in that they also have details for another aircraft and even a few ships! 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.

The Imperial Navy RMN Littorio Battleship, 1/700, 171-1

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$32   

Highly detailed waterline kit. Features excellent resin castings and many precision metal details. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.

Aurora Jap Zero Brooklyn Issue - Famous Fighters of All Nations, 1/48, 88-59

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++++

$650   

Rare very first issue with no landing gear, no bombs and very little rivit detail. All parts correct for this kit including Brooklyn Base, Brooklyn Instructions and correct early Tatem Decals. Box would be excellent except for slight bow inward. Box is no creases, no additional tape/tags, no litho rips/tears and no split corners. All 4 side panels as well as the bottom tray are excellent with no issues. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Monogram Voyager Racing/Cruising Sloop - (ex-Wanderlust Cruising Sloop), 1/50, PB183-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$125   

Hard-to-find model. 1968 'Blue Box' issue of the original Four Star Wanderlust kit from 1956. Well detailed kit. Includes one-piece 12 inch long hull, vac sails, complete deck details, skipper and three crew figures, anchor-shaped display stand and complete rigging instructions. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including all parts and instructions.

SMER Supermarine Walrus Mk.2, 1/50, 114

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$32   

Large scale model of the famous British WWII Floatplane. Walrus amphibians flew from Royal Navy Cruisers and Battleships as well as harbor bases. Never started and internally factory bag sealed. Includes decals and instructions.

Aurora Lockheed F-90 West Hempstead, 1/48, 33a-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$225   

Fourth issue of the famous 1/48 F-90 Long Range Fighter. With the early and colorful 'Aurora Line' rectangular logo. Although not dated, the logo tells us this kit is from 1954/1955. Molded in gloss silver and clear, with landing gear and missiles and the modified rectangular 'Brooklyn' style two-piece stand. With the correct Tatem decals and instructions which are both in exceptional near mint condition. Even the original tissue paper is present. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. When Aurora issued it's first two plastic kits, they were copies of the Hawk Model Company's F9F and F-90 fighters. The first Aurora issue was in the rather plain and very rare flip-top one-piece box with the kit molded in gray with no landing gear and missiles from the Brooklyn factory. The second issue was also from Brooklyn and molded in gray with no landing gear or missiles but was in the new two-piece hardbox. The third official issue is the West Hempstead issue and is molded in silver with landing gear and missiles ('Brooklyn Gray' issues of this kit are confirmed to exist). This kit is the fourth issue.

Fujimi Westland Seaking HAR Mk3 - Royal Navy or Royal Air Force, 1/72, 31

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$32   

Very nicely molded and well detailed. Features very fine raised panel detail, optional external parts for RAF or RN variants, highly detailed cockpit and cabin for RAF or RN, optional position cabin doors, rotating main and tail rotors and weapons load. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora Lockheed P-38 Lightning - Canadian Issue, 1/48, 99-129

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$55   

NOTE: builder kit, please read carefully. Aurora of Canada issue from the early 1960s with dramatic Jo Kotula artwork. The kit has not been started. NOTE: missing display stand, decals and original instructions. Inventoried with all aircraft parts and photocopied instructions present.

Hasegawa Lockheed P2V-7 Neptune - (P2V7), 1/72, K6

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$49   

Large and well detailed kit. Includes decals for both US Navy VP-1 or Japanese Self Defense Force. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: decals have some damage. About 1/2 the decals look good, the other half do not.

Aurora Russian Stalin Tank, 1/48, 303-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++++

$145   

First issue from 1956 with Northern Lights logo. The box is in excellent condition with as new color and gloss and four solid corners. Molded in gloss green with flexible black treads. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Aurora C-141A Starlifter, 1/108, 376-250

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$225   

Factory sealed. 1969 issue with the 'Big A' logo. Still the largest injection molded Starlifter kit ever made.

Nitto Boeing E-3A (EC-137D) AWACS / 707 / KC-135 - With Clear Cockpit and Engine Nacelles, 1/100, 424-2000

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-

$125   

This kit is of excellent quality with recessed panel line detail. The model includes all parts to make a KC-135 tanker, E-3A, C-135 or civil 707. Window blocks are included for the three military versions and decals are included for the KC-135 and E-3A. Decals were not included by Nitto for the C-135 or 707. Clear windows are included if you wish to make an early turbo-jet powered 707. This kit contains four clear engine nacelles and a clear fuselage panel. The cockpit is very well detailed with five crew stations, yokes, instrument panel, side panels, bulkhead and radar transmitter. There are four internal jet engines included as well. Also includes optional position crew entry doors, optional position cargo door and cargo floor (for the C-135), detailed wheel wells and more. Never started. All parts still in factory sealed bags. With decals and instructions.

Monogram High Tech P-47D Thunderbolt with Photoetched Parts, 1/48, 5487

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$29   

Still factory sealed. Limited edition issue with photoetched details. Excellent kit with full cockpit, very fine panel lines and detailed gear wells.

Inpact Fairey Flycatcher - 405th Flight HMS Glorious, 1/48, P204

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$26   

Large (1/48) kit. Well molded with many parts and fine detail. Has realistic subtle cloth texture on the areas covered by fabric and a smooth surface on metal sections. Includes display stand, rigging material and very colorful decals. Never started. NOTE: missing windshield. Inventoried with all other parts present and with decals and instructions.