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Estes Sandhawk - Sounding Rocket - Over 30 Inches Tall, K-51

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++


Still factory sealed and very rare. This is a semi-scale model of this famous research rocket. Features "D" engine power, scale plastic fins and lower rocket section and much more. The body tube is round and in 'mint' condition (no crushing).

Airfix Savoia-Marchetti SM-79, 1/72, 04007-3

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+


1980 Type Four 'enlongated' logo issue. Features moving rudder, elevator and ailerons, cockpit detail and torpedo load-out. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. The SM-79 was considered an excellent aircraft and one of the best land based torpedo bombers of the war. Designed and serving as an airliner from 1934 onward, 100 were supplied to the Nationalist Air Force for the Spanish Civil War where they served as day and night bombers. The aircraft performed well in the Med and against Malta, sinking many allied ships.

Jordan Products Mack Truck Chassis With Cab - HO Scale, 1/87, C-211

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Very well detailed for this scale. Intended for HO layouts but are considered fine kits on their own. The back of many Jordan Highway Miniatures boxes reads "Purchaser Please Note: This is not a 'quickie' kit for kids. It is a highly detailed, authentically scaled craft-type kit, designed for modelers of HO Scale Railroads." Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.

Comet US Army Observation Y10-43 - 22 Inch Wingspan Flying Aircraft - (Y10 43)

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-


Very rare kit from 1934. Stick and tissue kit almost never turn up from this early. This is a very nice model with excellent and highly detailed plans showing numerous drawings, parts layout and full-size templates, numerous detailing tips and excellent text instructions. They even have an actual photo of the fuselage being built. In addition there is a full size sheet of separate text instructions. The parts feature four sheets of printwood, strip wood in different sizes, original two colors of tissue paper, very large, colorful and comprehensive insignia sheet, fully carved wood prop, fully carved spinner and wheels, two sheets of sandpaper, a paper envelope of metal detail parts, clear canopy material with the window frames printed on, metal stock, quality strip balsa and balsa blocks and rigging cord. NOTE: the following fuselage bulkheads have been cut out and are missing but are full-size on the plans: #1, #2, #3 and #4. Otherwise inventoried with all other parts and plans present. Three other parts are neatly cut out and present. No other parts are cut. The box top is complete with all four sides and top but is tattered on and along the lower long side; there is also general wear and damage as shown. It does display better than the grade, but is rated as such due to the damage on the box sides The tray (bottom box) is 'very good-' with some wear to the edges. Inside, the superb plans are 'very good++.' They were never 'pinned down' for assembly, have no writing on them and the folds are solid (not fragile.) Flaws are a 3" closed tear and the normal yellowing.

Mod-Ac US Army Searchlight - 800,000,000 Candle Power For Anti-Aircraft Defense, 1/24, 1044

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++


From the 1940s. Very nice scale kit and an ideal accessory for the various other vehicles and guns available in this scale. Features all hardwood parts (unless mentioned), hollow light enclosure (heavy cardboard), completely finished convex rear housing, clear plastic front lens, working support arms, detailed trailer with four completely finished wheels, junction box and resistor box, sandpaper and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes multi-view drawings, exploded assembly instructions and text instructions.

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

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM


This box is in rare investment-grade 'Near Mint' condition. The kit is dated 1958, but still has original 1956 box art. The actual issue date is from the mid-1960s due to the lack of a price extension and the blue oval logo. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Classic Airframes Regianne RE-2001 CN - 101 Gruppo 5 Stormo 'Tuffatori' Co-Belligerent Air Force 1943 / 234th Sq Cacchia Nottura, 1/48, 425

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


Out of production and rare. Very high quality, limited issue injection molded kit with all fine recessed panel lines, resin cockpit and other resin details, decals for the two aircraft listed and more. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including paint and placement guide, decals and instructions.

KVZ Mil Mi-4 'Hound' Helicopter, 1/100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc


Still factory sealed. Unique kit from KVZ, which was an East German company from 1969 to 1973. During this time, they produced some fantastic Cold War kits of Soviet and Eastern Bloc Airliners, Military Helicopters and Aircraft.

KVZ Mil Mi-1 'Hare' Helicopter - Poland / USSR / DDR / USSR, 1/100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


KVZ was the logo used by this East German kit manufacturer from 1969 to 1973. During this time, some fantastic Cold War kits were produced of Russian Aeroflot Airliners and Military Helicopters and Aircraft. Never started. This kit is molded in dark green and clear and features raised details, antenna material and has cockpit detail with a crew of two. It includes decals for all countries listed. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Tamiya Masterwork Collection T-55A Desert Version - Professionally Built And Painted Model Kit, 1/35, 21006

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Very rare and part of a professionally assembled and painted series of tank models from Tamiya. The quality of the work is amazing in all respects and the it also features cast metal track links and turned metal gun barrel. The model is in mint condition and has never been removed from the factory packaging.

Heller Etendard IV with Automatic Landing Gear and Speed Brakes, 1/50, L500

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Very rare large-scale kit with fascinating operating features. This early 1960s issue has very high gloss box top artwork in 'excellent' condition. Flaws include very light corner creases as shown, some light general wear and a small piece of clear tape on the top long side. The model uses a complex series of 6 cogs and gears with wire springs and twine to make functioning landing gear and speed brakes. When you lower the arresting (tail) hook, the landing gear doors open and the nose and main wheels extend. When you raise the arresting hook, the landing gear retracts and the doors close. Furthermore, when you pull out the parachute release at the tail, the speed brakes lower; when you close it, the speed brakes close. The kit is molded in the correct silver for the airframe, white cogs, gears & pilot, clear two piece opening canopy, real rubber tires and metal springs. There is a large gloss black Heller stand as well. Never started. All of the small parts (white plastic, springs and internal linkage for the operating systems) are still in the factory sealed bag. All other parts are inventoried complete and includes decals and instructions present. Even the original Heller Quality Control paper is present. The instructions are 'excellent.' The decals are flat and intact with the wax covering sheet and 'very good.' The only flaw is the usual age yellowing. Postal insurance is required for this kit.

StromBecker USS Gambier Bay CVE Escort Aircraft Carrier - (Casablanca Class), C18

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair


Wonderful kit from the 1950s and that is 10 inches long when assembled. StromBecker was famous for this line of precarved hardwood and plastic kits. This model is made of quality Western Pine hardwood, not balsa. The carving is done to the final shape and when completed it makes an impressive desk top display. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and plans present. The box is only 'fair' - there is heavy wear, writing as shown on the box top and all of the end panels are missing on the left side.

Ideal Aeroplane & Supply BB-55 USS North Carolina 1941 - 18 Inch Long Wooden Ship Model

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Very rare kit from 1941 that measures 18 inches long when assembled and depicts the 'Showboat' in as-launched configuration. Includes completely pre-molded and shaped pressed-wood hull in solid, "near mint" condition, four sheets of cleanly done printwood, wood and bamboo stock in many shapes and sizes and a factory-sealed wax paper envelope of fittings. Includes excellent full size plans and instructions. The plans show numerous detail views of the ships details and superstructure. Never started. This model is exactly as it left the factory; all of the original factory tissue packing paper is intact and the plans have never even been opened. The fittings are still factory sealed; the rest of the kit has been inventoried complete.

Apogee Saturn V - 62 Inch High Flying Model Rocket Or Static Display, 1/70

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Incredibly well detailed. Scaled from actual plans and contains all the surface tail of the real rocket. For the advanced builder only. Can be made into a museum quality static model (many are in museums) or can be made to fly with mid-power engines. Measures over 62" tall and 5.6" in diameter when assembled. Never started and all parts are either in factory sealed bags or inventoried complete including decals and instructions. This kit came in a very sturdy white box that it was originally shipped in; unless you specify otherwise, I will be shipping it in that same box. If you wish to have it put into yet another box additional shipping will apply.

Apogee Saturn 1B - Flying Model Rocket Or Static Display, 1/70

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+


Incredibly well detailed and scaled from actual plans. Can be made into a museum quality static model or can be flown. Features highly detailed injection-molded Apollo Capsule, injection-molded engine nozzles, cast-resin fins that are true-to-scale (other models of the Saturn 1B often use bulky oversize fins that are not authentic) to make the rocket stable when launched), urethane resin details for the booster interstage section, injection molded transition with fits perfectly over the cluster of fuel tank tubes, meticulously detailed vacuum form wraps for the booster thrust structure, Interstage, and 2nd stage, eye-poppingly detailed embossed wrap for the transition of the 2nd stage to the Service Module,special "raised ink" wrap for the Service Module portion to bring out the raised panel lines on the rocket, and to aid in masking off the different color patterns, injection molded Reaction Control System (RCS) nozzles on the Service Module, "Perfect Fit" body tubes, 29mm motor mount for E, F, and G rocket motors, five-color water-slide decals that include markings for all of the various Saturn 1B missions flown by NASA, four hours of video instruction that show not only where to place the parts, but how-to put them together correctly for high-quality fit and a lightweight rocket. There are 10 pages of superb painting instructions and drawings show the colors on the rocket, removable display nozzles (other models don't even include nozzles), vacuum form baseplate that shows the excellent surface detail on the bottom of the rocket, vacuum form antenna panels, precision cut cardboard centering rings for a strong and lightweight rocket that fits together perfectly, Kevlar shock cords, high strength rip-stop nylon parachutes (24-inch and 36-inch diameter chute, which brings your model down nice and slow after a rip-roaring launch), 1/4 inch launch lugs, RockSim design file so you can pick which motors you'd like to fly, and to determine how well the rocket will perform with those motors and CP location charts, to show you how to balance the rocket if you choose the "spinning" model launch system. Never started and all parts that were factory sealed are still in the factory sealed bags; the parts that were never factory sealed have been inventoried complete with decals and CDs which include the extensive instructions.

Hawk Curtiss R3C-2 Racer - (R3C2), 1/48, 620-50

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM++


Hardbox is dated 1961 and is in remarkable, investment-grade 'Near Mint++' condition. Artwork is in exceptional with fantastic color and gloss. This is a very good model of the sleek 1925 Schneider Trophy Winner. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

ICM Soviet Pilots And Ground Personnel 1943-1945, 1/48, 48021

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


Excellent and well molded model that is ideal for a 1/48 scale WWII diorama. Includes 6 fully positionable figures, workbench and vice, maintenance ladder, jerry cans, 55 gallon drums and pails with handles. There is a full color painting guide on the back of the box for all figures. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.

Atlas Suburban Passenger Station - O Scale, HO, 6901

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Very nice large O scale kit. 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 decals and instructions.

hubley Ford Model A Woody Station Wagon, 1/20, 4858

Metal and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-


From the very early 1970s or late 1960s. One of a series of popular and desirable metal and plastic kits originally from Hubley. The metal castings are very well done and detailed. Features cast metal body, frame, hood, engine, suspension and more, many injection molded parts including wire wheels and interior seats. Includes real rubber tires. Features steering front wheels, full rolling chassis with engine, exhaust, suspension and driveline just like the real car, removable hood, complete interior, decals, wood-grain sides and more. The kit has never been started. The small metal parts are all still factory bag sealed. The plastic parts and the large metal parts have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

Frog Focke-Wulf 190 - FW190, 1/72, 393P

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


1950s issue that is nicely molded with all recessed panel line detail. Molded in medium blue and clear, with the correct FROG clear teardrop base and even the original glue capsule. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.