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Ye Olde Huff-N-Puff 1880s Wood Tanker Car - Craftsman Kit, HO, 381

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$29   

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Very high quality wood and metal kit that builds an accurate prototype. Features all pre-cut hardwood parts, scribed hardwood, cast metal bolsters, tank top and brake wheel, metal stanchions, hand rails, truss rods and straps and detailed instructions with numerous drawings for each step. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The few parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including instructions.

MPC The General 4-4-0 American Standard Steam Locomotive, 1/25, 1-2001

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$169   

Still factory sealed. Builds a museum quality kit of the legendary locomotive. The kit is composed of over 330 parts and is over 25 inches long when assembled and includes roadbed and rail base. Molded in several colors and with brass plated parts and pinstripe decals and lettering.

Atlas Great Northern 40' Stock Car / Ontario Northland 90 Ton Hopper / Reading Lines 40' Steel Box Car / Life-Like Shell Tank Car / Southern Railroad Flat Car with Load, N

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$15   

All five cars are in as-new condition - it appears that they may have never been run. The first three are Atlas, the Shell is Life-Like and the flat car is Model Power. All are in the original boxes. From the mid to late 1980s.

Bachmann Great Northern Covered Hopper / Rio Grand D&RGW 41' Steel Box Car / Sante Fe 51' Reefer / Koppers Plastic Covered Hopper / Dow Tank Car, N

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$15   

All five cars are in as-new condition - it appears that they may have never been run. All but the Dow Tanker are in the original boxes with original plastic or foam inserts. From the mid to late 1980s.

Model Power Trackside Buildings 12 Total With Atlas Switches / Two Warren Truss Bridges / Two '12 Telephone Poles' and Track Assortment, N

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$39   

Includes 12 buildings total and Atlas #2583 and #2582 Switches, two #2546 Atlas Warren Truss Bridges (only one box), (2) #2801 Atlas Telephone Poles, and Atlas #2509 'N' Gauge Track Assortment -10 Short Sections. The track parts have not been used and are complete. The buildings are in the following condition: #1518 Stone & Gravel Unloading Station; never started and complete. #1519 Freight Depot; never started and complete. ##1514 Two Story House and pool; never started and complete. #1512 Railroad Hotel; never started and complete. #1513 Farm House; still factory sealed. #1513 Farm House; never started and complete. #1520 Trackside Mini Station - complete. Some sub assemblies pro built, ready to finish. Heljan #B670 Small Factory; complete, has some minor and very neat sub assembly (sides built up)- ready to finish. #1511 Fire Station - very neatly built, ready to paint/finish. #25505 AHM Two Story Brick Building - very neatly built; ready to use. One unknown small train station; very neatly built, ready to use/paint. 1960s style Shell Gas Station; very neatly built and ready to use. Garage doors open, needs cleaning.

Bachmann Silver Series 250 Ton Crane Car and Boom Tender (Maintenance of Way) - HO Scale Model Train, HO, 16138

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$15   

Still factory sealed. Completely factory painted, lettered and assembled.

Roco TWO DR Open Epoch II / Open Freight Car / Gondola - HO Scale Trains, HO, 46043

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$15   

Includes two cars as shown. New in the box - never used and complete. Very highly detailed HO trains. Completely factory assembled, painted and lettered. Ready to run.

Northeastern Scale Models 50' Outside Braced Auto Box Car Southern Pacific - Craftsman Kit, HO, HB-3

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$38   

Fantastically detailed kit that builds into a museum-quality car. Features all hardwood construction. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags (small details). The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including instructions.

Central Valley Wooden Box Car Tonopah & Tidewater with Metal Sprung Trucks - Craftsman Kit, HO, B-99

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$55   

From 1952. Central Valley made some of the finest craftsman kits available and this is no exception. Features perfect factory painted and lettered car sides, real sprung trucks, highly detailed truss rod underside and much more. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.

Ye Olde Huff-N-Puff 40' Wood Sheathed Billboard Reefer YOHP - Refrigerator Car Craftsman Kit, HO

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$32   

Very high quality model. Features factory painted and lettered sides for YOHP - Spruce Creek Division, fully cut roof, floor and car ends, scribed wood and wood stock as required, a sealed packet of KD couplers, a sealed packet of Air Hoses #30, brass underframe beam, a sealed bag of brass and cast metal details, a sealed bag of cast metal ice platforms and hatches and full 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 instructions.

Mantua 1800s Wooden Passenger Coach Bangor & Aroostook - Brass Craftsman Kit, HO, 501

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$48   

From the late 1940s or early 1950s. Very nice brass kit of a clerestory roof, open platform wooden coach. Features factory assembled brass roof with open clerestory windows, car sides/ends, floor and interior seats, cast metal trucks, cast platforms, extensive brass and metal fittings, markings for Bangor & Aroostook, Baltimore & Ohio, Virginia & Truckee, Colorado Midland RY and Delaware & Bound Brook. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed (small fittings) are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including instructions.

Mantua 1800s Wooden Combine Passenger Coach Bangor & Aroostook - Brass Craftsman Kit, HO, 503

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$48   

From the late 1940s or early 1950s. Very nice brass kit of a clerestory roof, open platform wooden combine. Features factory assembled brass roof with open clerestory windows, car sides/ends, floor and interior seats, cast metal trucks, cast platforms, extensive brass and metal fittings, markings for Bangor & Aroostook, Baltimore & Ohio, Virginia & Truckee, Colorado Midland RY and Delaware & Bound Brook. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions.

Blue Line Day-Night Streamlined Metal Passenger Coach Illinois Central - Craftsman Kit, HO

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$48   

From the 1950s. Blue Line is my personal favorite for metal streamlined coaches. Best of all, they come beautifully factory painted. The cars are all metal except for some underside details which are wood and the clear window inserts with blinds. Blue Line manufactured an entire consist of every popular streamlined car, and in all the popular names. 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 (small fittings) have been inventoried complete including instructions.

Roundhouse 40' Wood Sheathed Box Car Chicago & Northwestern - With Sprung Metal Trucks - Craftsman Kit, HO, B502

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$34   

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From the 1950s. Beautiful kit in exceptional condition. All metal parts are absolutely flat and have little to no flash. Often the metal warps, but not in this example. Features factory painted and letter car sides in mint condition, metal sprung trucks and a fittings pack which is still factory sealed. 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 instructions.

Bowser 40' Metal Box Car Lehigh Valley Craftsman Kit - With Trucks, HO, 1-004107

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$38   

Very highly detailed kit made from the same materials as the prototype car. Features fully factory painted and lettered car sides, ends, roof, doors and door slides, real sprung trucks, a great deal of metal detail and underside parts as well as full instructions. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.

H-D Scale Models 40' Single Door Wood Box Car Boston & Maine - Truss Rod Underframe - Craftsman Kit, HO, 112

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$32   

Very highly detailed kit made from the same materials as the prototype car. Features scribed, cut and factory painted and lettered hardwood car sides, hardwood fully carved roof, other hardwood parts as required including roof walks and bolsters, metal truss rod underside detail kit, Cal-Scale KC Brake set, metal grab irons and more. Includes full size plans as well as extensive instructions (3 sheets worth!). The kit has never been started. Some parts are still in the factory sealed bags. The parts that are not internally sealed have been inventoried complete including all instructions.

Main Line Models 40' Wood Sheathed Reefer (Refrigerator) Car Hiram Walker - Craftsman Kit, 1/87, PR-45

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$48   

Very high quality wood and metal kit from the Golden Age of HO Craftsman kit. Builds a very accurate and highly detailed prototype of this Wooden Reefer. Kit features pre-cut and pre-scribed hardwood sides that are factory painted gray and decorated with red and black lettering for the Hiram Walkers Canadian Club and London Dry Gin, cut and pre-milled hardwood roof and floor, hardwood pre-cut and scribed car ends, wood and metal stock as required, metal ladders, reefer doors, ice hatches and other parts as needed metal grab irons, brake details and more. The model has never been started. The detail envelope is still factory sealed, and the parts that were never sealed have been inventoried complete and includes full size plans/instructions. If you have an interest in these kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article about their history located on this website. Please cut and paste this link in your browser to see it - http://www.oldmodelkits.com/blog/plastic-model-kit-history/the-ho-scale-model-railroading-revolution-of-the-1940s/

Main Line Models 36' Wood Sheathed Refrigerator (Billboard Reefer) Budweiser Beer - Craftsman Kit, 1/87, HR-1

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$48   

Very high quality wood and metal kit from the Golden Age of HO Craftsman kit. Builds a very accurate and highly detailed prototype of this Wooden Reefer. Kit features pre-cut and pre-scribed hardwood sides that are factory painted and decorated for Bud, cut and pre-milled hardwood roof and floor, hardwood pre-cut and scribed car ends, wood and metal stock as required, metal ladders, reefer doors, ice hatches and brake wheel, metal grab irons, brake details and more. The model has never been started. The details and other parts are still factory sealed. The parts that are not sealed have been inventoried complete and includes full size plans/instructions. If you have an interest in these kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article about their history located on this website. Please cut and paste this link in your browser to see it - http://www.oldmodelkits.com/blog/plastic-model-kit-history/the-ho-scale-model-railroading-revolution-of-the-1940s/

Mantua 40' Metal Box Car CB&Q Burlington Route Zephyrs With Trucks - Craftsman Kit, HO

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$34   

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From 1947. High quality Mantua kit from the 'Golden Age' of HO 'Craftsman' kits. Features brass roof and ladders, cast metal ends, underframe and roofwalks, stamped metal floor and car sides, very nice metal trucks, heavy cardstock factory-printed car sides in mint condition, a bag of detail parts and full instructions with plans. The kit has minor assembly: the roof walks have been very neatly installed. Quality of work is professional. There is no other assembly. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions. If you have an interest in these highly accurate HO kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article (on this website) about their history.

Comet 40' Billboard Reefer ART American Refrigerator Transit Co. - Wood Sheathed Refrigerator Car Craftsman Kit, 1/87, R6

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$36   

Comet was a very famous manufacture of flying stick and tissue as well as solid aircraft models. What is less well known is that Comet produced HO equipment during the HO boom of the late 1930s/1940s. This is an excellent kit from that period. The kit features precut and shaped wooden roof, underside and frame, metal ladders, grab irons and other small parts, and heavy embossed and pre-decorated cardstock sides and ends for ART. Features very well drawn full size plans. 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 instructions.