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Revell Me-262 B-1a/U1 Night Fighter, 1/32, H275

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Dated 1974 and has the 'WIN' sweepstakes notice on the lower left of the box. Features removable engine panels to display detailed Jumo 004 turbojets, full cockpit detail, two belly tanks, FuG 219 "Neptun V" radar antennas, hinged canopy, crew of two and clear wing tip lights. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. NOTE: rudder pedals are a lighter color than the rest of the model. They are 100% correct for the Revell 1/32 Me-262B-1a but are from another issue.

Monogram Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero 'Blue Box' Issue, 1/48, PA73-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Second issue, and one of two box art variations with this part number. Blue box is dated 1967. This model is part of a very popular and successful line of 1/48 World War II kits that Monogram issued through the 1960s. Kit features retracting landing gear, rotating prop and wheels, machine guns/cannons and belly tank. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Globe Steel Refrigerator Car - 'Ship and Travel Santa Fe All The Way' - with Trucks, HO, 6000-B

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very high quality Globe kit from the 'Golden Age' of HO 'Craftsman' kits. I have always considered Globe as one of the 'Cadillac' metal kit manufacture for their use of crisply embossed brass or steel and prototype factory paint and markings. This kit is a fine example. Features all steel sides, ends and roof with all parts completely and beautifully painted and marked as required, wooden floor, metal underframe beam and supports, other brass and steel details, metal trucks with real springs and full instructions/plans. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including instructions. If you have an interest in these highly accurate HO kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article about their history located on this website.

Ye Olde Huff-N-Puff Hart Gondola 40 Foot - Michigan Central RR - (Silver Streak) - HO Wood and Metal Kit, HO, 168

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Please read the article on this website about older HO train kits and the modeling revolution they caused in the late 1930s/1940s. During this time, Silver Streak created some of the most detailed and realistic rolling stock model that have ever been made. In most cases, wooden parts on the prototype are also wooden parts on the kit - same for metal parts. When you build them, they look just like the prototypes since they are made of the same materials. The model is factory painted and lettered for the Michigan Central. The paint is in new condition. This kit has wooden sides (since the real hopper did), other wooden parts, and metal underframe and details. and includes all underside and interior details of the hopper as well. The model has not been started and is complete.

Aeroclub Continental W760 7 Cylinder Engine, 1/72, E039

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Precision metal castings. Contains engine only. Much greater detail than injection molding. Never used and complete.

Pyro Nantucket Relief Lightship, 1/95, B213-400

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. Earlier issue hardbox is dated 1967 and has beautiful artwork by A.J. Rudisill. Large scale full hull model is very nicely detailed.

Pyro Sea Going Diesel Tugboat Despatch No. 9 of Standard Oil, 1/76, C207-298

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Very rare early original Pyro issue with large colorful box and fantastic artwork. Despatch No.9 was built by the Tampa Marine Corporation in Florida in 1945 for the fleet of tugs operated by Standard Oil of California in Sacramento Bay and the San Joaquin River. Very nicely detailed kit measures 13.5 inches long when assembled. Never started. The parts are still in factory sealed bags and includes rigging material and instructions.

Frog Lockheed Ventura PV-1 Bomber/Reconnaissance, 1/72, F240

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Very rare. Near the end, Frog had projected several future kits. In the case of the Ventura, the kit was never released but the molds were made. Around 40,000 boxes were made anticipating production. Most of the boxes were destroyed. A unknown number of decals sheets were produced. There are no instruction sheets reported. The mold was put in the machine and 100 test shots were run - the only Ventura run at Frog. The 100 test shots were not sold but some found their way into collector's hands. This example is in an excellent box and contains the decals and all parts. It is molded in gloss dark blue and clear. The kit has never been started and is complete. Please note there are no instructions as none were ever made. Shipping insurance is required for this kit.

Airfix Avro Lancaster B.1 - Craftmaster Issue, 1/72, 3-129

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

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Craftmaster issue. Note box damage in photo. The kit has never been started but is missing three prop shafts. These can be made or since they do not show, the kit can be built without them. Includes decals and instructions, but the decals are lifting.

Lindberg CV-6 USS Enterprise 'The Big E' Aircraft Carrier, 1/520, 799M-400

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

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Still factory sealed. Very rare issue from 1970. This kit is motorized for operation in water. Could easily be made remote control due to today's very small and efficient systems.

Bandai Sturmgeschutz III Ausf. D, 1/48, 8240-400

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Rare 1/48 scale kit. Part of the classic and highly detailed Bandai Pin Point 1/48 armor series. These kits are beautifully molded and feature full interior detail as well as flexible treads, many operating features and very detailed crew members that can be posed in almost any position. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Rareplane Stinson L-5 Sentinel, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Very high quality vacuform kit with moldings equal to or better than many injection molded models. Features very fine detail, complete cockpit, clear canopies and instructions/plans. Never started. Factory bag is still sealed. Significant modeling skill is required to build vacuform kit. Not recommended for beginners.

Hasegawa Mitsubishi J2 M3 Jack '21' - 302nd Air Wing Atsugi / Tainan Air Wing 2nd / 302nd AW, 1/72, A30

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Very finely molded with all recessed panel lines. Features good cockpit details, pilot, drop tank and decals for three aircraft. This kit has not been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

MPC Douglas A-1J Skyraider with Five Crewmen, 1/72, 2-0105

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. From Airfix molds.

Hubley 1932 Chevrolet Deluxe Sport Roadster, 1/20, 862K-350

Metal and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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One of a series of popular and desirable metal and plastic kits by Hubley. The metal castings are very well done and detailed. Features cast metal body, frame, hood, rumble seat cover, engine, suspension and more, injection molded wire wheels, interior seats, a large tree of chrome plated parts, real rubber tires, whitewalls, decals and more. Features full rolling chassis with engine, exhaust, suspension and driveline just like the real car, removable hood, opening rumble seat, complete interior, aft trunk (luggage) rack and more. The kit has never been started. All the parts that were originally factory bagged are still in internal factory sealed bags and the other parts have been inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Renwal Bleriot 1909 Monoplane and Kitty Hawk 1903 Biplane, 1/72, 234-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. Hard to fine late 1950s/early 1960s hardbox issue. Kit includes both models. The Wright Brothers Kitty Hawk was the first aircraft to make powered and controlled flight, and the Bleriot Monoplane was the first aircraft to fly over the English Channel. These are unique and accurate kits. The original internal frame structure and details of the aircraft is built from injection molded plastic. When complete, it is covered with a very strong fabric which is included. The result is a very realistic aircraft.

Hasegawa Hikawa Maru- NYKK Pacific Ocean Liner, 1/700, WLE092-600

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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1/700 scale waterline kit. Very highly detailed and finely molded. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions. The Hikawa Maru was one of a class of three Japanese ocean liners that were built for the Nippon Yusen KK line. She was launched in September 1929 from her builder, the Yokohama Dock Company. Her two sisters did not survive the war. Hikawa Maru served as a Hospital Ship in WWII, survived the war, and is restored today and can be visited in Japan - she is one if not the only existing very early 1930s ocean liner.

ESCI Saab JA-37 Viggen (Jaktviggen), 1/48, 4059

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

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Still factory sealed. The seal has drawn the boxtop concave. Large scale Swedish multi-role fighter. Features detailed cockpit, optional position canopy and airbrakes, two Sidewinder and two SkyFlash missiles and 30 mm gun.

Tuskuda Hobby The UFO from 'The Invaders' TV Series (ex-Aurora), 1/72, SOT-003-277

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Tuskuda Hobby release. Actual release date is unknown, but this was clearly after Monogram's first reissue after they purchased the original Aurora molds in the mid/late 1970s. This kit does have the additional script from the first Monogram issue on the cover - it says 'From the TV Show The Invaders - A Quinn Martin Production'. Aurora had originally released this kit as a promotion with the 1966 TV series 'The Invaders'. The box is excellent condition. The alien craft features moving landing legs, removable top showing full interior and crew and clear landing lights. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including instructions. NOTE: four small pins are broken from the landing gear. Three are in the box and one is missing. This part is easily made from round stock or pulled sprue.

Flyline Models Earl Stahl's Howard - 24.5 inch Wingspan for Rubber Free Flight or CO2 Power, I09

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. Stick and tissue flying model airplane kit. Flyline Models was a manufacturer out of Fairfax, Virginia USA. The models are known for their high quality. The kit contains full size detailed plans/instructions, high quality printed balsa sheets, decals, wheels, tissue and more.