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

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$64   

Dated 1959, but this is the second issue as it is lacking the 'Famous Fighters' slogan in the border of the box top oval. It does have 'Famous Fighters' in the border of the box side logos. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Aurora Breguet 14, 1/48, 141-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$69   

First issue dated 1963 with Jo Kotula art work. It has the 98 cent price extension and 'Famous Fighters' in the border of all four box side logos. Molded in the correct gloss dark green and black. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present. The box is intact and has excellent color and gloss and four solid corners, but it does have general wear and some creasing at the left.

Aurora Albatross CIII - (Albatros C-III), 1/48, 142-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$95   

Still factory sealed and in amazing investment-grade 'Mint' condition. The seal is intact. 1963 first issue with 'Famous Fighters' on the four box side logos.

Aurora Bristol F2B Brisfit - (F.2B), 1/48, 113-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$64   

1957 first issue. Dramatic Jo Kotula artwork. The kit inside is mint and never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Aurora Sopwith Triplane Black Maria, 1/48, 100-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$54   

True first issue dated 1963 and with a 79 cent price extension to the kit number. Jo Kotula did the amazing artwork. This early issue has 'Famous Fighters' in the four logos on the box sides. Nicely done kit for that time with fair cockpit and engine detail, ground base, pilot figure and mechanic. Molded in gloss black. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Please note, the box has wear as shown and is graded only 'good.'

Aurora Fokker Eindekker - (E-III Eindecker), 1/48, 134-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$68   

Still factory sealed. 1963 issue in great condition. Jo Kotula did the famous artwork for this model and also many other Aurora kits of the early and mid 1960s.

Hasegawa F-4F Phantom II - Luftwaffe, 1/48, P7

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$79   

Still factory sealed. Limited release that is widely considered the finest 1/48 F-4 injection molded kit. Includes decals for JG71 ' Richthofen' and JG74 'Molders' West Germany.

Comet Grumman F6F Hellcat - 24 Inch Wingspan - Coca-Cola Bottle Issue, Y4-129

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$44   

Part of the deluxe, high-cost Comet "Y" kit line from the 1950s. Note the box showing a bottle of Coke next to the young builder's snack tray and a finished aircraft. For rubber flight or easily converted to RC using today's tiny and light servos and receivers. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, very high quality printwood, stripwood and spars, other balsa stock as required, scale wood prop, completely preformed wood wheels, additional sheet with cut-out canopy frames, air intake and instrument panel, metal prop shaft, fully formed thrust button, covering tissue and superb full size plans with instructions. The model has not been started. There has been no assembly, but NOTE: about 15 parts were cut out to 'professional' quality. One cut out part, F7, is missing a thin part of balsa (about 3mm wide) from the center but is otherwise complete and easy to reproduce. Inventoried complete with all parts. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Comet Supermarine Spitfire IX - 20 inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model, 3402

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$34   

1970s reissue of the older and still very popular kit. Features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality printwood, stripwood, wire prop shaft, fully formed and finished wood wheels and thrust button, clear canopy material, rubber, tissue, propeller and detailed full size plans with building instructions. The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Monogram F-8 Crusader - US Marines VMF(AW)-235 or Navy VF-11 USS Roosevelt - (F8U), 1/48, 5826

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$46   

Large, quality model featuring very good cockpit and gear well detail, optional position air-to-air refueling probe, optional position folding wing tips, optional position canopy and AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Skywave JMSDF Tachikaze DDG168 Destroyer, 1/700, SW-1200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$28   

Hard-to-find waterline kit. Features highly detailed moldings, full decals, a P-3C Orion and two Seaking helicopters. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora Boeing F4B-4 - (F4B4), 1/48, 122-69

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$39   

1958 first issue with fantastic Jo Kotula boxart. This is the Parents' Magazine issue with the seal located in the lower right. In the day this was considered a fine kit and rated highly in reviews. Classic 1930s Navy Biplane Fighter that is still famous for their colorful paint jobs at that that time. Cowl, tail and trim color would vary with the group's Aircraft Carrier (Ranger, Lexington or Saratoga and the aircraft's position in the flight formation. NOTE: has minor assembly. The seat and floor have been neatly glued to the cockpit. Quality of assembly is professional. There is no other assembly and zero painting. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Blue Rider Oeffag Albatros D.III (253 Series) - Conversion Kit - Bagged, 1/72, BR101

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$14   

Still factory sealed. Very high quality conversion kit. Finely molded vacuform parts with recessed panel lines. Includes full interior. Has metal detail parts parts (engine, wheels, prop, exhaust and more) and decals for four aces aircraft.

Revell USS Constitution Old Ironsides - With Sails, 1/96, H398

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$155   

Dated 1976. Very large (1/96) scale model of the famous American Frigate. Features full deck and much interior detail (gun deck, captain's quarters), all rigging line and thread, pre-formed ratlines, full instructions for building and standing and running rigging, and optional billowing sails. Never started. All parts are still sealed in factory bags and the kit is complete with all bags, clear window material, flags, preformed ratlines, rigging guides, sails and all instructions. Sails in are slighter better than average condition; I would grade them "good+" with some of the typical wear.

Aurora German Gotha G-V Bomber, 1/48, 785

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$69   

1976 issue with revised molds and a much better kit than the previous releases. Includes full rigging instructions, crew figures, choice of markings for two aircraft and lozenge paint guide. Never started. Inventoried complete and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora Convair F-102 Dart - (YF-102 Delta Dagger), 1/121, 290-39

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$52   

Hardbox issue dated 1957, but from the mid 1960s due to the oval logo with the blue outline. Small scale kit with dramatic Jo Kotula box artwork is nicely molded with clear canopy, full landing gear and display stand. This is a model of the very early YF-102 prototype with the straight (non-area rule) fuselage. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. Around this time, Aurora issued a series of inexpensive (usually 29 cent) small scale kits that were designed to sell at almost any type of retail location. The line was successful and further expanded - when Aurora purchased the Comet molds, they fit in nicely with this established line.

Frog Lynx Multi-Role Helicopter - 2nd French Navy Prototype Bordeaux-Marignac 1974 / Utility Lynx XX907 Rolls Royce Engine Development Prototype Filton Bristol 1973, 1/72, F256

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$20   

1970s issue. Very nicely molded, early Lynx that features cockpit and crew, torpedo loadout, working rotors and color paint guide & decals for both aircraft listed. Molded in dark blue and clear plastic. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Bandai Mobelwagen Flakpanzer IV, 1/48, 8285

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$59   

Sale Pending
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Rare. Part of the Bandai 1/48 Pin Point series. Features super detailed interior. Very nicely molded, like most all Bandai armor kits. Includes several crew members that can be assembled in almost any position desired. 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 decals and instructions.

Bandai German Infantry No 3, 1/48, 8255

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$20   

Rare 1/48 scale accessory kit that is part of the wonderfully detailed and well molded Bandai 'Pin Point' Armor Series. Features over 50 parts, four soldiers that can be built in almost any position, 5 guns and a large number of accessories. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bag.

Hawk Lockheed U-2 Spyplane, 1/48, 209

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$42   

Sale Pending
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Late 1960s or early 70s issue. Big scale kit with twenty-inch wingspan. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.