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Monogram Kenworth W-900 Conventional - Semi Tractor Truck, 1/16, 77402

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG


Still factory 'round tape' sealed. This very rare 1/16 scale model is from 1991 and is highly detailed. It features 283 pieces, rolling chassis build-up just like the actual truck, complete engine, full suspension, exhaust and drive line detail, excellent engine compartment, opening hood, sleeper, complete interior, alloy wheels, dual exhaust stacks, twin antennas, 5th wheel, air horns and side mirrors and more.

Comet The Supersonic 4 F-94C Starfire F4D Skyray F3D Skyknight F-84F Thunderstreak Gift Set

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Very rare. This mid 1950s model includes all four kits in the original early Comet one-color flip top boxes. The Comet Gift Sets were well advertised but seldom seen. The kit boxes inside are all in 'Near Mint' to 'Mint' condition. The condition of the models is as follows: PL-4 Skyknight, PL-6 Thunderstreak and PL-5 Skyray: never started and inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present. PL-3 Starfire: never started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing two pilot's busts. Otherwise complete with all other pieces, decals and instructions present. The box is graded 'very good' because of the dark stain at the lower left. Please note, this kit must be shipped insured.

Airfix French Legionnaire 1908 - Blister Pack, 1/34, 01558-7

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc Sealed


Still factory sealed and from 1976. The back of the header card has a multi-view full color painting guide and history.

Aurora F7U Cutlass Navy Jet Fighter, 1/70, 496-49

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++


Early issued dated 1959. Please note that the logo is the 'Famous Fighters' in the border with the sunburst inside, which is the earliest oval Aurora logo. From the amazing Jo Kotula artwork you can see why these kits are so famous and so collectible today. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Hobby Craft Hawker Sea Fury FB Mk.II Elite Issue - With PE Parts - RCN Canadian Navy VF870 1953 / FAA 805 Sq / Australia RNAS Nowra NSW Australia, 1/48, HC9583

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++


Nicely molded and detailed with all recessed panel lines. Features numerous PE parts, very good cockpit, enclosed and detail gear wells, separately molded rudder and more. Includes paint guide and decals for all variants listed. Never started and the parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

AMT 1965 Buick Wildcat 2 Door HT 3 In 1 - Stock / Custom / Racing, 1/25, 6525-150

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


First issue from late 1964. Very rare, especially in an 'excellent' box, untouched inside, never started and 100% complete. Also has no significant tire burns (I did not see any; if there are any, they are very small). This is a well detailed model with full engine and engine compartment, complete interior, opening hood, numerous optional parts and much more. Molded in white, chrome, clear, red-tinted clear and with rubber wheels, metal axles and metal body screws. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Decals are flat but have typical age cracking with some slight lifting, so they are graded 'good'. Instructions are 'excellent+.'

Testors North American Mitchell B-25B or B-25C - Dolittle Tokyo Raider or RAF, 1/72, 861

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+


From 1979 and a very popular kit to this day. Very nicely detailed and molded model with 94 pieces, parts to build Doolittle Tokyo Raider or RAF B-25C versions, detailed cockpit, crew of two, rotating turrets, wheels and propellers and more. The kit has never been assembled but NOTE: there is 'Near Mint' to 'Professional' quality painting to the wheels, propellers, machine guns, struts, ADF antenna and a few other small parts. There is no other painting. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Amtech Ju-88H-3/H4 Mistel 4 Or Fuhrungsmachine - (Ju-88 H-3 Ju-88 H-4), 1/72, 729206

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc


Still factory 'round tape' sealed. Limited edition; one of only 5,000 made. Well detailed from new molds and features parts to build the Mistel 4 or Recon versions, all fine recessed surface detail, very good cockpit and more.

Comet Republic P-47D Thunderbolt - 24 Inch Wingspan Flying Aircraft, 3502

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


1970s large-scale issue for rubber or gas free flight, or easily converted to RC using today's tiny and light servos and receivers. This kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, large insignia sheet, detailed full size plans that include text building instructions and additional construction drawings, fully formed & finished main, tail wheels & thrust button, metal propeller shaft/rubber hook, covering tissue, vacuformed canopy in 'near mint' and non-yellowed condition (that is rare; the kit usually comes with a clear sheet of material so you can make your own), plastic flying propeller and scale balsa propeller, rubber motor and more. The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. 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.

Hawk Rocket Power 3 Guided Missiles Dart Little John La Crosse, 1/48, 614-50

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Poor


Rare and an ideal builder. Constant scale kit includes all three missiles on a unique and colorful cardboard display. Inside, the kit is like new and has never been started. The cardboard display for the missiles is in 'mint' condition. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present. The box has extensive damage as shown and the sides are in similar condition.

MPC 1972 Chevelle - SS Stock Coupe / Pro Stock Drag Car / Wild Spoof - (Chevrolet), 1/25, 1-7228-225

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++


Still factory sealed. Rare one-and-only issue from 1972 and even harder to find in this condition. Features parts to build any one of the three version listed including wild 'Spoof' with dual carbs well above the hood and cone intakes. Includes detailed 454 CID Chevrolet V8 engine with choice of single four barrel carburetor and dual quads & intake system, opening hood, full interior, stock exhaust manifolds or headers, optional roll bar, standard suspension or pro stock rear, stock or deep dish mag wheels, hood pints, bolt-on spoiler and more. Molded in colored plastic, chrome, clear and rubber. Please note this kit must be shipped insured.

Trumpeter USS Nimitz CVN-68 Aircraft Carrier 1975, 1/350, 05605

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++


Very large and highly detailed model. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Glencoe Curtiss Condor - Argentine Navy / Byrd or American Airways - (ex ITC), 1/82, 06101

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Good


Still factory sealed but the seal has shrunk and drawn the box top concave. This model is from ex-ITC molds and contains a large, colorful decal sheet for all three aircraft listed. The Condor was perhaps the first 'Modern Airliner' featuring electric retractable landing gear and a comfortable sound-proofed cabin.

Planet Models Kawasaki Ki-78, 1/72, 037

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++


Rare, limited edition that is still the only Ki-78 in any scale. Beautifully cast high definition resin kit that features a full cockpit, fine recessed panel lines, a clear vac canopy that is in 'mint' condition & perfectly clear with no yellowing and full decals.. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Matchbox DH-6C Twin Otter Floats or Gear - RCAF or Aurigny Air Service Ltd, 1/72, PK-127

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair


Nicely detailed kit with cockpit detail, optional baggage and non-baggage noses, regular landing gear, skis or floats. Kit includes Matchbox decals for Aurigny Air Service (Channel Islands) and RCAF rescue. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. The box is moisture damaged but the contents are fine; even the decals and instructions are like new.

LF Models Curtiss XP-42 - American Experimental Fighter, 1/72, 7235

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


This limited edition model features main parts beautifully molded in high definition resin, very fine recessed panel lines, excellent cockpit, numerous brass photoetched parts, film instruments and more. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell 707 Flagship American Airlines 'S' Issue, 1/139, H246-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++


Very hard to find 1958 first release in very collectible condition. The spectacular box art has perfect colors and gloss with minimal wear, no stains or split corners, no fading or staining no price tags or tag marks and no tape or tape marks (other than the original factory sealing tape). The only significant flaws are light corner wear and very light general wear. The model represents the 707 in it's initial configuration - Turbo-Jet (not fan) engines, and short, early rudder shape. Never started and inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Planet Models Junkers Ju-388 J-3 - Jumo 213 Engines - (Ju388J3), 1/48, 222

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


Rare and large 1/48 Ju-388 J-3 Variant. Very detailed kit from high definition resin. Features complete cockpit, detailed crew stations, white metal landing gear struts and more. Includes a full color painting guide and decals for the aircraft on the box art. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including decals and instructions.

Hanger 9 AT-6 Texan ARF - 67.5 Inch Horizon Hobby Wingspan Almost-Read-To-Fly R/C Aircraft, HAN1925

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


NOTE: Pick-Up ONLY due to the giant box size of this kit. After payment has cleared, we can meet at a local Panera Bread in Lexington. This kit will not be shipped. This giant ARF is 90% prebuilt. The wings, tail feathers and fuselage are hand-built of high-grade balsa & plywood and covered. All hardware and components are included. Required transmitter, receiver/battery, engine and propeller. Inside, it has never been started. Everything is still as it left the factory with all of the factory cardboard and seals intact. Includes all paperwork.

Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Water Tank And Crossing Shanty With Crossing Guards - Tiny Town Building Kit - Near HO Scale, 1/96

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++


Rare kits from 1939. SALE!! Includes both multi-media kits designed for railroad layouts. The boxes are both in 'Good++' condition which is rare. The handsome 1930s water tower measures 6 inches tall when assembled; it has a wooden lower structure and the round top water tank is 3 inches in diameter and has a pitched roof. The part are factory cut and there is a high degree of pre-fabrication for that time. Includes full size plans with assembly steps illustrated. Complete and never started. The Crossing Shanty is the manned small structure with the crossing guards. Features wood and factory-decorated (printed) cardstock parts that eliminate painting and are die-cut for easy assembly and includes clear window material with printed frames and mullions. Includes full size plans with illustrated assembly notes. Never started and complete. Please NOTE that the plans/instructions are complete but have many tears from age, typical of the paper that Ideal used to print them on. The Ideal 'Tiny Town' series was a big step forward in pre-fabrication for early model train builders. It was a very large line consisting of a'Residential' line (Dutch Colonial, Brick House, New England Mansion, Old English, California Bungalow, Frame House, Cape Cod Bungalow, Church School, Barn & Outbuildings, Farm House, 4 Story Apt. & Landscape Moss), 'Industrial' (Oil Storage Depot, Gas Station, Wayside Diner, Factory, Block of Stores, Mine Building, Bank, Movie House & Meat Packing Plant) and 'Railroad (Interlocking Tower, Suburban Station, Flag Stop Station, Water Tank, Crossing Gate & Shanty, Freight Station, Dummy Block Signals, Signal Bridge, Combination Station, Coaling Station, Two-Track Truss Bridge, Roundhouse and Railroad Terminal). Ideal Aeroplane & Supply started in 1911 and was known for it's extensive line of ship kits in all sizes & scales and was also one of the earliest and largest flying model airplane producers. Why did Ideal use 1/96 scale? Because HO stands for "Half of O Scale" which would have been 1/96. Some early model railroad books recommended using 1/8' = 1 ft. in building structures for an HO layout. However, HO was developed in Europe, where they used 7mm=1 foot. That makes O scale work out to 1/43, which is why you see so many European car kits in 1/43 scale. It's also why HO is 1/87 instead of 1/96.