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Aurora Fokker DR-1 Triplane Newspaper Issue, 1/48, 105-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$42   

SALE! 1964 hardbox 'Newspaper' release of the classic 1956 kit. Molded in a deep gloss maroon and black plastic. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Please NOTE the box displays better than the 'good+' grade but is graded as such because there are small pieces of masking tape on the box sides and tray.

DML Spad XIII (Spad 13) - 9th Aero Sq/USAS in Germany 1919 -Lt. Reed Chambers, 1/48, 5902

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$26   

Very highly detailed model with 109 parts and a wide variety of photoetched details. Features the colorful decals of the box art aircraft flown by Lt. Chambers. Rigging instructions are included. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell USS Roger B. Taney Coast Guard Cutter - (ex-USS Campbell), 1/301, H405

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$89   

Still factory sealed. 1975 issue. Formerly released in the 1950s as the USS Campbell with 'S' boxart. Like almost all of Revell's early ship models, this one is very finely molded and has very good detail. Full hull, large scale kit features complete deck fittings, rotating and elevating main 5" gun, 8 depth charge launchers, rear depth charge racks, very nicely detailed superstructure with separately molded AA guns, life rafts, search lights, radar and more, full under hull detail with rudder, props and shafts, davits, lifeboats, booms and more. The 327' U.S. Coast Guard High Endurance Cutter Roger B. Taney was in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. This cutter served in the Pacific during World War II, and also served in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. In peacetime, the vessel served on Search and Rescue missions, Ocean Station Patrol, and Alaskan Fisheries Patrol. The cutter was decommissioned on December 7, 1986 and is on display at the Baltimore Harbor Museum, Maryland.

Aurora Sopwith Camel, 1/48, 102-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$36   

SALE! This is the 4th known issue of this classic kit, and the second one to share the 102-100 kit number. The blue oval logo dates from the early 1960s. This is only the second box artwork used for this kit and John Steel replaced Cox. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. This is part of the famous Aurora WWI series of 1/48 scale aircraft. The series began in 1956 and Aurora added new kits into the early 1960s. The line proved incredibly popular, so these kits were included in the 'mold upgrade' in the 1970s before Aurora went out of business.

Aurora Nieuport 11 French Fighter, 1/48, 101

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$34   

SALE! Dated 1956, but this is a 1960s issue with the later John Steel artwork and blue oval 'Aurora' logo with no 'Famous Fighters.' Molded in gloss dark olive and black. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. This is part of the famous Aurora WWI series of 1/48 scale aircraft. The series began in 1956 and Aurora added new kits into the early 1960s. The line proved incredibly popular, so these kits were included in the 'mold upgrade' in the 1970s before Aurora went out of business. Thanks to Eugene DuBey, we know some history on the aircraft that Aurora modeled. The tail # on the kit rudder is 1354, the number of a Nie 16 that served with "CAM de Dunquerke / St Pol sur Mer", 1916-17.

Aurora C-119 Flying Boxcar, 1/77, 393-249

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+++

$79   

1960s issue with oval logo. Close to 1/72 scale. Kit has many nice features: cargo doors open and close to show full interior - removable loading ramps - Field gun/parachute/sled cargo - Jeep/parachute/sled cargo - rotating props and full cockpit. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions.

Revell USS Missouri BB63 Battleship Picture Fleet Issue, 1/535, H300-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$45   

1961 issue of the first model kit that Revell ever cut a mold for. Includes John Steel hardbox artwork and reproduction of the deck plaque that is on the Might Mo's deck were WWII ended. The kit has never been started. The parts and all paperwork are still in the internal factory sealed bag. Please NOTE the box damage at the upper left, there is similar damage to the lower and upper side panels as well.

Pyro 1909 Lozier Briarcliff - Vintage Brass Car Series, 1/32, C455-125

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$42   

1967 Pyro issue from original molds. In the early to mid 1960s the Pyro company chose many of the kit subjects based more on historical significance than popularity. Luckily for us, Pyro not only made these kits but did an excellent job for the time. The Lozier was a large four cylinder T-Head rated at 45 horsepower. The wheelbase was 124 inches and she road on huge 36 x 4.5 tires. This Pyro car model is based on a car that was owned by Thomas J Lester of Chargin Falls, Ohio that Pyro engineers and designers had access to. The model includes rubber tires, brass plated parts, colored injection molded parts and clear parts. Features detailed chassis, complete motor and interior and a removable hood. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including instructions.

Aurora Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina, 1/74, 374-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$129   

1962 issue with colorful pre-war high-visibility paint in the artwork. Please note that this is the first issue of this box art because of the 'Famous Fighters' in the border of the Aurora logo. Box is in 'very good++' condition with nice color and gloss, four solid corners and no sign of price tags or tape. There is light general wear as shown. Kit features retracting pontoons and rotating props. This version has the desirable large clear two-piece 'World' triangle-base stand. Molded in gloss silver and clear. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Lindberg North American P-51D Mustang, 1/72, 409-29

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$34   

Rare issue from the late 1950s. Features Ray Gaedke artwork. The hardbox has great color and gloss, four solid, original corners, no price tags and light general wear as shown. Molded in silver and clear. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Renwal M65 280mm Atomic Cannon with M249 and M250 50 Ton Heavy Gun Lifting Truck/Transporters, 1/32, 85-7811

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$69   

2011 Revell reissue using the original molds and box art. Ideal builder. The box top says 'Fully Operating Model Does Everything But Fire' and it is true. The model consists of over 300 parts and has many action features typical of Renwal models. The wheels roll, tractors can be hooked to the cannon which can be stowed in the 'travel' position. The gun can move into the 'fire' position off the tractors and can be trained realistically. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing two minor and easily made parts (1) #162 and one (1) eyebolt. Since there are more than one of these, others are present for patterns. All other parts have been inventoried present and it includes decals and instructions.

Accurate Miniatures Grumman F3F-1 - US Navy, 1/48, 3413

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$38   

Very highly detailed kit with over 75 parts. Well molded parts with recessed panel lines, weighted or normal tires, photoetched rigging, detailed cockpit and engine and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Comet Curtiss P-40 Warhawk /Tiger Shark - 18 inch Wingspan Balsa Flying Airplane Model, 3201-100

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$26   

Traditional late 1960s/early1970s stick and tissue flying model. Includes quality balsa printwood, balsa strip stock, full size plans, completely shaped wooden wheels and thrust bearing, spinner block, rubber motor and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions. NOTE: the owner of the kit was a professional draftsman, and he neatly drew some assembly guide lines on the plans.

Revell USS Roger B Taney Coast Guard Cutter (ex-USS Campbell), 1/301, 85-3015

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$42   

2010 reissue from the original 1950s USS Campbell 'S' kit molds. The box art is the same as the 1975 Taney release. Like almost all of Revell's early ship models, this one is full hull, well molded and has very good detail. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Testors Bell/Boeing V-22 Osprey, 1/48, 503

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

$46   

Still factory sealed. Large-scale Osprey is nicely detailed with 134 parts, cockpit and crew, cargo area with 24 troop seats and cargo floor, optional position rear loading door, optional position engine/propellers for take-off or cruise and optional position landing gear.

AMT 1960 Ford Starliner, 1/25, 30044

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$44   

Still factory sealed. A beautiful, fluid Ford design. Kit features full engine, opening hood, detailed interior and full suspension. Builds up as a rolling chassis like the real car. Molded in clear, clear red, light ivory and chrome.

Revell Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero-Sen, 1/32, H265-200

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

$75   

Still factory sealed. Hard-to-find early box art version from 1967. Large scale (1/32) kit features detailed Nakajima Sakae engine with removable cowling, opening canopy to show complete cockpit, movable wheels and propeller, optional position landing gear and pilot figure.

AMT XB-35 / YB-35 Flying Wing, 1/72, 8615

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$49   

Builds either version of Jack Northrop's famous flying wing bomber. Big, nicely molded kit with very good details. The kit has never been started. Most parts are still in the factory sealed bags. The prop tree and clear were not internally sealed have been inventoried complete, including decals and instructions.

Revell S-100 Class German Fast Attack Craft, 1/72, 05051

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$49   

From 2001. Very highly detailed, large 1/72 scale Schnellboot model from new molds. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Comet Ryan SC - 15 inch Wingspan Powered Flying Model, 3103-69

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$28   

Still factory sealed. 1970s issue. Kit features traditional stick and tissue construction, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware, wheels and canopy material (if required), tissue, rubber and propeller. 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.