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Monogram Chance Vought F4U-4 Corsair White Box Issue - (F4U4), 1/48, 6833

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$36   

1973 reissue of the famous 'Four Star' kit from 1963. This model has many action features; wings fold, landing gear and tail wheel retract and all gear doors close, working arresting gear and turning wheels and prop. Molded in dark blue, black and clear. Never started. Inventoried with all parts, decals and instructions present. NOTE: decals are 100% intact and flat but have visible age micro-cracking.

Heller Morane Saulnier MS-225 - Armee de l'Air 7 Escadre Patrouille de Dijon, 1/72, 216

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$22   

1970s Heller issue with 'Black Box' design that has black background on the box top and all 4 sides. Includes markings for the aircraft shown in the box art. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix Vertol 107-II / CH-46 Sea Knight - Swedish Navy (HKP4), 1/72, 02015-8

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$22   

Fourth logo issue. Features moving rotor blades, full cockpit and bulkhead, opening rear cargo doors and optional position side doors. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

AMT The Christie American Steam Fire Engine - (ex-MPC), 1/12, 8121

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$79   

The Christie was the backbone of the American fire-fighting force prior to World War 1 - she was in service in just about every major city. Walter Christie, the designer, was a noted race car driver and the father of front wheel drive technology. This fire engine is actually a development of his turn of the century horse drawn steam pumpers. This model was developed from a fully restored Christie redone by Community Fire company No.1 of Wayne, NJ. This is a highly detailed model which is 1/12 scale and is over 19 inches long when assembled. Features display stand, moldings in red, black, grey and clear, brass and nickel plated parts, decals for all stripes and letting, over 330 parts, decals and full instructions. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell SS United States 'The World's Fastest Liner', 1/602, 0312

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

$79   

Still factory sealed. 1996 reissue of the classic 1950s kit. Full hull model and nicely molded for that time.

Revell McDonnell F-4K Phantom II British Royal Navy, 1/72, H129-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$42   

Still in the factory seal. 1967 issue hardbox. Features four AIM-7 Sparrow missiles, optional position landing gear, two crew and clear canopy, Rolls Royce Spey afterburners and Royal Navy decals.

Revell North American P-51B Mustang - RAF 316 (Polish) Sq Early 1944 / USAF 334th Sq 4th FG 8th 'Salem Representative' AF Debden-Essex England, 1/32, 4740

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$39   

Rare 1993 Revell of Germany issue. Features detailed Rolls Royce Merlin engine, removable cowl, good cockpit detail, pilot figure and rotating wheels and prop. Has a very large decal sheet for the aircraft listed. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Durango Press TWO New Mexico Lumber Co. Log Cars With Trucks HOn3 Narrow Gauge - Craftsman Model, 1/87, DP-58

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good- to Sealed Mint

$26   

SALE!! Includes two Lumber Log cars. These are highly detailed craftsman kits featuring fine cast metal parts and trucks. The kits have never been started. One is still factory sealed. The other has all the parts still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.

WK Models TWO Heinkel He-70 F Blitz Kits, 1/72, 7201

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$24   

SALE!! Includes two complete, never started models in one box. Limited edition issue of the famous 1930s high speed monoplane airliner and Luftwaffe transport. Both have never been started and are either factory sealed internally or inventoried 100% complete. Includes two sets of both decals and instructions.

Heller Curtiss SBC-4 Helldiver - Fort-de-France 1940 or RAF Cleveland I 1940, 1/72, 285

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$22   

Factory sealed. 1970s 'Black Box' issue that is nicely molded with good cockpit and engine detail, fine raised panel lines and decals & paint guide for both aircraft listed. Can be built as an American aircraft if you furnish the decals.

Nichimo Cessna Skyhawk 172 Motorized, 1/20, S-2002-2500

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$495   

Large and very highly detailed multi-media model with plastic, metal and rubber parts. Features working lights, engine was designed to be motorized with the included Mabuchi 130 electric motor, working expansion and contraction struts, real rubber tires, super detailed instrument panel and full interior. Engine detail is incredible and the motor is a kit itself. Each cylinder head is 31 parts - 30 of which are metal cooling fins. The engine alone is over 150 parts not including the firewall and detail there. Mold quality is very high; firewall detail is complete as in the actual aircraft. Five scale, positionable figures are included. There is a full color painting brochure and beautiful decals are included to reproduce the detailed two-tone blue striping on the box art. The kit has never been started. All parts are still in the factory bags. Includes instructions and decals in as-new condition. This kit must be shipped insured.

Monogram MIL Mi-24 HIND Gunship, 1/48, 5819

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

$32   

Still factory sealed. 1990 issue that is very nicely detailed. Features detailed cockpit, elevating gun and rotating turret, full cabin interior, rotating front and rear rotors, optional position canopy and doors, full combat loadout and more.

Revell Westinghouse Atomic Power Plant - 'S' Issue, 1/192, H1550-695

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$799   

In 1959 Revell produced this incredibly detailed 'educational' kit of a standard Nuclear Plant in cooperation with Westinghouse. The kit was never reissued. It is fairly complicated kit with hundreds of parts, a full interior to the power plant and the auxiliary buildings and towers shown on the box top. The parts were molded in five colors to minimize painting. Features clear nuclear reactor vessel, separating reactor dome for full view of interior, movable gantry with operational hoist, working reactor hoist, circulating pumps, steam generator, turbine, electrical substation, high tension power lines, silver power 'wire', flag and flag pole, power plant sign and much more. The kit has never been started. NOTE: includes all power plant, all buildings towers and 'wire' but is MISSING the service truck, figures, clear printed fence, paper mat and nuclear power booklet. Includes all other parts, decals and instructions.

Revell USS Norton Sound Rocket Launcher Missile Test Ship, 1/424, H331-169

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$550   

Fresh from a long-closed down hobby shop. Very rare kit from 1956; the molds were altered to make the class seaplane tender, which made any reissue impossible. The box has wonderful color and gloss, four solid corners, no creases, no fading, rips or tears, no stains, no price tag or tag marks and no tape or tape marks - this box even escaped the factory tape sealing machine! There is very light general wear and moderate wear to the lower right short side for 1" by 1/16". The prototype Norton Sound was originally a seaplane tender and was converted to an ocean-going laboratory for development and testing of guided missiles and rockets. This ship was key in the Navy's move into the guided missile age. The model features working cranes, operating launching platform for the Viking missile, Terrier with launcher, Jeeps and Lark missile. The kit has never been started. Inside, it is exactly as it left the factory. The small parts and decals are still factory sealed in the Revell clear bag. The larger parts were never sealed and are inventoried complete. Includes flag sheet and instructions. Instructions are in 'near mint' condition with the typical age yellowing as the only flaw. Decals are still factory sealed and would grade the same as the instructions.

Revell Lacrosse Missile with Mobile Launcher - 'S' Issue Box And Newer Parts, 1/40, H1816-169

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$65   

Original 1958 issue hardbox with stunning artwork. Very highly detailed with working launcher, opening doors, sliding ladders, rotating wheels, rubber tires, moving fins and a launch crew of three. Molded in olive drab, white, clear and with rubber tires. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: the parts are from a 1990s reissue made from the same molds.

Hobby Boss Mig-31 Foxhound, 1/48, 81753

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$69   

Still factory sealed. This model is from all-new molds and is very impressive.

Carl Goldberg Models Li'l Wizard - 21 inch Wingspan .049 U-Control For 52 Foot Lines, G-5

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$59   

Unique model includes 'Fail Safe' mechanism designed by Carl Brack so the ship can be flown on 52 foot lines, even in the wind. Carl Golberg states on the box, "Hard to believe, but true, as proven by my own tests." Profile design features die-cut plywood and balsa parts, superb factory finished wing (with full airfoil), factory cut-to-shape blocks, completely formed steel landing gear struts and rubber wheels, hinge material, nylon engine mount, complete hardware packet (still sealed), decals, full building instructions, flying instructions and more. Never started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing two parts, die cut wing fences (easily made, can be seen on box art on the outboard leading wing edge). Otherwise inventoried with all other parts, decals and instructions present. The hardware set is still factory sealed. Carl Goldberg was a gifted designer of model aircraft, and his career spanned the evolution of flying models. His designs and number of titles won in competition at the Nationals is legendary. His first competition was the 1928 Nationals, where he received honorable mention. By 1934 he won the indoor Nats and in 1935 he opened a Hobby Shop, among the first in the nation (the first one was probably opened by Cleveland Models Ed Packard). Awards came quickly. He wrote articles for Model Airplane News, and was Comet's top designer from 1939 till 1945. After Comet, he worked with Mike Schlesinger and Sid Axelrod on what eventually became Top-Flite Models. In 1955 he founded Carl Goldberg Models and released a still-popular line of scale, rubber, gas, glider and RC models. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

Woodcrafter Kits Air Fleet Biplane - Bagged, 401

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$18   

Still factory sealed. Dated 1983. Highly prefabricated all hardwood model. The fuselage is cut and sanded in all three dimensions while all other parts are cut to profile (2D). Scale is unknown, but the wingspan is exactly 6 inches (15.24cm). With full instructions.

Hudson Miniatures 1914 Stutz Bearcat Old Timers, 1/16

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$85   

Well detailed, large 1/16 scale kit from 1949. Features plastic wheels, grill, steering wheel, lights and other accessories, wooden and metal main parts and some die-cut cardstock parts as well. Although all of Hudson's 1/16 kits have excellent detail, this one has even more detail than usual thanks to Hudson's engineers having access to the actual car. The instructions even warn that this kit will take more time than usual due to the 'tedious detail.' This kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts, plans and instructions. Hudson Miniatures created a very popular line of automobile kits in a constant 1/16 scale shortly after WWII. The kits sold very well...so well that you could argue that Gowland & Gowland borrowed Hudson's subject matter for their ground-breaking 'Highway Pioneers.' The Hudson Miniatures 'Old Timers' even spawned a line of imitators, with Fador's 'Smallster' being one of the better in quality. Sales did drop on the appearance and popularity of the much smaller (and less accurate) Gowland/Revell 'Highway Pioneers' in 1951. When the all-injection molded Gowland kits proved not to be a passing fad, Hudson quickly planned and released his own all-plastic, small-scale competition called 'Lil' Old Timers Quickie Kits.' The kits were of excellent quality, but it was too little too late. Additionally, sales of the excellent wooden kits faltered further in the next few years with the introduction of accurate, 1/24 and 1/32 all-plastic cars in the mid 1950s. This forced Hudson to discontinue the wood kits and the plastic line was sold to Revell and subsequently re-released. Today, these excellent, big 1/16 kits are often the only model available of these early automobiles. In the mid 1960s Aurora thought so highly of Hudson Miniatures that they purchased the wood kit assets and released a very small number of these in all-plastic models.

DIY 1927 Bugatti, 77792

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$22   

Wood kit that is probably imported from Hong Kong or similar in the late 1980s or early 1990s. Large - measures 15 inches long when assembled. All parts are hardwood and cut to shape; the spoke wheels are factory assembled while you built all the rest. Although it is a nice kit (the plans show the completed model), I would describe it as 'semi-scale.' The kit has never been started. The small parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags; the parts that were never sealed have been inventoried complete and includes illustrated instructions.