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  Aurora Model Kits

Aurora Japanese Type 97 Chi-Ha Medium Tank, 1/48, 313-129

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$145   

Still factory sealed and in investment-grade condition. The hardbox is dated 1964 and has John Steel artwork. The top has the 'simple' logo and the four sides have 'Famous Fighters' ovals. Kit features flexible treads, tank commander and three ground troops, two rifles, rotating turret, elevating gun optional position top hatch and working tracks/wheels.

Aurora German Tiger Tank WWII, 1/48, 312-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$145   

Still factory sealed and in fantastic investment-grade condition. Hard-to-find 1/48 scale armor kit has John Steel art and the hardbox is dated 1964.

Aurora 12 O'Clock High P-38 Lightning, 1/48, 346-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$185   

Very rare first and only hardbox issue from the tie-in promotion with Twentieth Century Fox Televisions smash hit "12 O'Clock High." Dated 1965. Some of the most valuable models are linked to TV or movie promotions and the "12 O'Clock High" series from Aurora is no exception. This example has like-new color and gloss, four solid corners, no tape, tags or tears and zero fading. The only flaws are very slight foxing and very slight general corner wear. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Other kits in the series included the B-17, P-51, Me-109 and FW-190.

Aurora Spad XIII World War I Fighter, 1/48, 107-69

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$75   

SALE!! First issue hardbox is dated 1957 and has great Jo Kotula artwork. Please note the 69 cent price extension, oval 'Famous Fighters' logo with the sunburst and NO Parents' Magazine seal at the middle right. Molded in correct high-gloss olive drab and black plastic. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Please NOTE that there is adult pencil writing (paint color notes) on the instructions.

Aurora Halberstadt CL-II, 1/48, 136-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$65   

Dated 1959. This is the first issue because it has the 98 price extension, the 'Famous Fighters' in the border of the oval logo and the Parents' Magazine seal at the lower left. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Aurora Curtiss SBC-3 Helldiver, 1/48, 117-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$47   

Dated 1961 but because of the non-Famous Fighters and no Northern Lights logo, this kit is from more around 1965. Features movable control surfaces, full cockpit, pilot and navigator and very good detail for that time. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions.

Aurora P-40 Flying Tiger Warhawk, 1/48, 44-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$140   

Still factory sealed. 1964 issue with John Steel artwork.

Aurora Japanese Zero, 1/48, 88-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$325   

Unusual issue copyright 1959 but actually from 1963-65. Please note, it has the early 79 cent price extension but with a non-famous fighters logo. The box has like new color and gloss and four solid corners, but the seal drew the box slightly concave. There are no tape or price tags, no fading and no stains. It is molded in that fantastic bright yellow and clear, the the clear triangle 'world' base stand. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Decals are 'near mint' and flat and instructions are also 'near mint.'

Aurora Pan Am Boeing 747, 1/156, 381-250

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$49   

Hardbox issue dated 1971. Features a 15 inch wingspan, jet engines with inlet fans and exhaust cones, detailed 18 wheel landing gear, clear windshield, large tripod display stand and full Pan Am decals including window stripes. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes 'near mint' decals and instructions.

Aurora French Nieuport II, 1/48, 101-69

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$55   

First issue from 1956 with Northern Lights logo and 69 cent price extension on the part number. This 'NL' Rectangular logo was used for this one year only - in 1957 the oval 'Famous Fighters' Sunburst logo was launched. Classic early Jim Cox artwork. This kit is one of a very successful line of 1/48 WWI aircraft that Aurora launched in 1956. The line sold so well that new kits were added into the 1960s. Molded in the correct gloss olive drab green and black. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Aurora 1960 Ford Thunderbird Customized T-Bird or Stock, 1/32, 548-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$52   

Rare kit dated 1963 that represents the 1960 final 'Square Bird' design. Can be built stock or custom. Features stock parts with standard hubcaps and full interior (all molded in ivory) and custom version with chrome wheels, chrome front end (grill, bumper and headlights) and chrome rear end (bumper and tail lights) as well as a tonneau cover and huge side fairings molded in black. Kit has clear windshield and rubber tires. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing custom decal. Inventoried with all plastic parts parts and instructions present.

Aurora German Wolfpack U-Boat U-505, 1/209, 716-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$89   

Still factory sealed. Dated 1961 but is from the mid 1960s judging from the 130 cent price extension and the 'Sunburst' logo with no Famous Fighters in the border. With incredible John Steel artwork. Features full hull, display stand, detailed conning tower and deck, periscopes, 20mm and 37mm guns, 105mm main deck gun, bow net cutter, full diving planes and propeller detail and decal.

Aurora Messerschmitt Me-109 - (Bf-109), 1/46, 55-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$180   

Still factory sealed and investment-grade condition. The seal is intact and the Kotula hardbox artwork is in mint condition. The colors and gloss are as new and the box is as if it were just removed from the shipping crate. This issue is dated 1960 but the 100 cent price extension and no 'Famous Fighters' in the sunburst logo dates it around 1966.

Aurora US Army M4 Sherman Medium Tank, 1/48, 317-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$145   

Still factory sealed and in investment-grade condition. 1968 hardbox issue with John Steel boxart. Kit features working bogie wheels, flexible treads, rotating turret, elevating gun, tank commander and three soldiers.

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

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$135   

Still factory sealed and in investment-grade condition. Hard to find 1/48 scale armor kit with box art 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.

Aurora Admiral Graf Spee Pocket Battleship, 1/600, 709-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$115   

Factory sealed kit in investment grade 'near mint' condition. Hardbox is dated 1962, but the kit issues is likely from around 1964 due to the '130' price extension on the part number and the lack of 'Famous Fighters' and sunburst in the oval logo.

Aurora DH-10 Bomber, 1/48, 125-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM++

$155   

Dated 1957 and in investment-grade 'near mint++' condition. issue in investment grade condition. The box has factory-new color and gloss, four perfect corners, no tape or price tags ever and no fading. There is only general light wear as one would expect in shipping from the factory. Very nice, large-scale kit for that time. Includes an aircraft crew of three, two ground crew and a base with chocks. Molded in gloss olive drab and clear. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora Fokker D-VII - D-7, 1/48, 106-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$55   

Still mint factory seal and in investment-grade condition. Kit is dated 1958, but still has original 1956 box art. The actual issue date is from the mid-1960s due to the 1 dollar price extension and the blue oval logo.

Aurora Albatross CIII (Albatros C-III), 1/48, 142-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$125   

Rare, still factory sealed kit from 1963. The model is in investment grade condition and as just as it left the Aurora shipping box. The seal is still mint. The hardbox is in fantastic condition with like-new color and gloss.

Aurora Douglas M-2 Mailplane, 1/48, 111-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$85   

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First issue dated 1957. Classic Jo Kotula artwork. Excellent box condition with light edge wear only. Molded in deep burgundy and black. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions. Please NOTE that the instructions have neat pencil notes for paint details - very useful if you are going to build the kit.