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Revell USS Forrestal Super Carrier, 1/542, H339

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Poor

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1971 reissue of the famous 'S' kit. The box retains the 'S' artwork but has pictures of other ships on the side. Full hull model with propeller and rudder detail, moving elevators, crane and antenna booms. Contains an airwing of 18 with helicopters, A3D Skywarriors, FJ Furys, F7U Cutlass and Banshee aircraft. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Please note that the box is intact but poor. The Decals have yellowed and have bug damage to the backing paper. If you wish to build the kit, it is best to replace them with the excellent Starfighter reproduction decal set for this kit.

Revell Siddeley Hawker Harrier - RAF or US Marines, 1/32, 4718

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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1982 issue. Large 1/32 scale kit measures a large 17 inches long when assembled. Contains decals for both versions. Features detailed rotating side jet nozzles, detailed engine, removable engine inspection panel, optional position landing gear, optional position speed brake, full cockpit with pilot, underwing loadout of rocket pods and drop tanks, opening canopy and movable wheels. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts including decals and instructions.

Hasegawa Boeing P-26 Peashooter - 20th Pursuit Group CO's Aircraft 1936, 1/32, 1092

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG

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Still factory sealed. Very well molded and nicely detailed large scale kit.

Revell McDonnell RF-4F Phantom II, 1/32, H187

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc-

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Revell of Germany issue. Features full cockpit detail, pilots, opening canopies, AIM-7 Sparrow Missiles, folding wing tips, moving arresting hook, and detailed, removable J-79 turbojet engines Measures 22.25 inches long when assembled. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing decals. Inventoried with all parts including instructions.

Jo-Han Plymouth Sox & Martin Boss 'Cuda (Plymouth Barracuda), 1/25, GC-1800

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. Old issue. Nicely detailed with full interior, detailed engine and engine compartment, opening hood, good underside detail and more.

Monogram 1950 Austin Drag Coupe, 1/25, 85-7698

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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From 2003. Very nicely detailed kit of this once-popular drag car. In the 1950s and 60s this car was a common occurrence at the American drag strip due to it's light weight. An engine swap produced a very fast car that was a handful to drive. Kit features build-up rolling chassis just like the real car, detailed engine and compartment, forward opening hood, complete race interior, opening doors and more. Molded in white, clear, chrome and with real rubber tires. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

MPC 1953 Ford Flip-Nose Custom Pickup Truck, 1/25, 6341

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. Features custom flip-front end, fully detailed chassis, engine and interior.

Frog Whitley Long Range Bomber, 1/72, F207

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Has parts and decals to build either version. High quality Frog moldings do not have rivet detail, so you can build a very realistic model. Very cleanly molded. Features numerous crew stations with crew, optional position landing gear, rotating turrets, wheels and props. Never started. The kit has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Globe 40 Foot Steel Box Car (50 Ton) - Burlington 'Way of the Zephyrs' - HO Craftsman Kit with Sprung Metal Trucks, HO, 4000-H

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. The small parts are still sealed in the factory bags and the parts that were not sealed have been inventoried complete with the instructions/plans. 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.

Renwal 1930 Packard Victoria - O Scale, 1/48, 152

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair+

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This is one of a wonderful and extensive line of 1/48 car kits from Renwal. Dates from the late 1960s or early 70s and is ideal for use in 1/48 dioramas with aircraft, armor or O Scale train layouts. Renwal did an excellent job on engineering and detail. Features a one piece main upper body, one piece lower body with fenders, complete interior, plated bumpers, grill and other plated parts as required, separately molded front axle/suspension and rear axle/drive shaft, clear windows, separately molded headlights with clear lenses, rubber tires, luggage rack, two spares and more. Molded in high gloss black, chrome, ivory, red, clear and with rubber tires. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing engine oil pan. Inventoried with all other parts and instructions.

Athearn One Dome Tank Car - Union Oil 76 - HO Craftsman Kit with Sprung Metal Trucks, 1/87, A505

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Includes working sprung metal trucks. Very high quality metal kit from the Golden Age of HO Craftsman kit. Builds a very accurate and highly detailed prototype. Of the Craftsman metal tank car kits, Athearn's are my personal favorites for scale and detail. Almost all the parts that are metal on the actual box car are metal on the model. This kit is factory painted for Union 76 in overall blue with the colorful 76 logo. Features stamped tank top and bottom with fine rivet and panel detail, die-cast tank ends, die cast dome, frame, supports and bolsters, steel center support rail, metal hand rails, brake set, couplers and draft gear cover plates, steps, dump valves, ladders and more. The factory paint is excellent, and still wrapped in the factory protective plastic. NOTE: the bottom tanker shell, ends and dome have all been painted an identical matching blue. There is no other painting or assembly. The kit has been inventoried complete including instructions. NOTE: instructions are a photocopy of the 3 dome model. If you have an interest in these kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article about their history located on this website. Please cut and paste this link in your browser to see it - http://www.oldmodelkits.com/blog/plastic-model-kit-history/the-ho-scale-model-railroading-revolution-of-the-1940s/

Revell USS Essex CV-9 - Angled Deck Carrier, 1/530, 0353

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Still factory sealed. 1982 Revell of Germany reissue of the original 'S' kit. Imported by the famous IMS Trading out of New York. Builds up to an impressive and well detailed kit representing the rebuilt Essex with an angled deck. Air wing includes helicopter, F9F Cougars, F8U Crusaders, A-1 Skyraiders, A-4 Skyhawks and F11F Tigers. Has deck crane and 6 deck tractors. Side elevators go up and down; mid-deck bow elevator can be shown down or up. Excellent after-market decals for the ship and a complete, detailed air wing are available from Starfighter decals.

Joe Ott Grumman F6F Hellcat 'Bild-A-Set' - 38 Inch Wingspan Flying Model, 107

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Dated 1944. Large 36 inch wingspan issue. The Joe Ott designed 'Bilt-A-Set' series was the height of classic stick and tissue flying model kits- not just for the box art, but also for the contents. The large wingspan kits were the top of the Joe Ott line and had a price tag to match. They were out of reach of most children in the 1940s. Fewer were produced, which makes them harder to find today. In a time when most kits came only with white tissue, printed wood and plans, the Bilt-A-Set line box came chock full of parts and features like Assembly Line jigs for straight fuselage and nacelles, Speedlok Clamps, Die cut plywood or balsa parts sheet, die cut cardstock sheets, colored tissue, color printed national markings, clear window material, fully illustrated instructions and more. This kit has never been started. Parts are still as new, all in the sheets. 100% complete - all sheets, instructions and accessories present.

Fujimi Augusta-Bell 212 ASW - Italian Navy, 1/72, 26

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Nicely molded kit with recessed panel lines, full cockpit and cabin, detailed rotor head, optional position cabin doors, rescue hoist and ASW torpedo. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including decals and instructions.

Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Cruiser USS Augusta CA-31 (1938) - 12 inch Long Wooden Model Kit, 1106

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Rare ship model dated 1938. Contains the Ideal 'Premolded Hull' which is a completely formed, hollow hull made from a wood composite. The hull is in excellent condition. Also includes full size plans/instructions, wood stock and dowels as required and two sheets of printwood. The kit has never been started. Inventoried complete with all parts and plans.

AMT 1968 Ford Shelby GT-500 Mustang - 3 in 1 - Stock / Custom / Drag, 1/25, 38536

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. 2006 issue. Features 428 or 427 CID engines, full, opening hood, suspension and exhaust underside detail, complete interior, many custom parts to build one of three versions and a very large decal sheet. Molded in color, clear, chrome and with rubber tires.

Renwal The Visible V8 (V-8) Transparent Motorized Operating Auto Engine, 1/4, 802-1095

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Still factory sealed. The seal has a split at the upper right as shown and s smaller one at the lower left. This is the original issue from the 1950s. Classic motorized kit that is 1/4 the actual size engine with over 100 moving parts. When built, all major internal parts move via electric motor and spark plugs (red lights) flash in time. Molded in clear, black, red and metallic silver/blue.

Hasegawa H6K5 Mavis Flying Boat, 1/72, JS26-1000

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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Earlier issue with high gloss box top. Very large and well detailed kit. Features full cockpit, moving control surfaces, beaching gear and a large display stand. Never started. Most parts are still in the sealed factory bag. The loose parts have been inventoried 100% complete with decals and instructions.

Comet Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless - 20 inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model, 3401-149

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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1970s reissue of the older kit. 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. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware (if required), tissue and propeller. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

Airfix Beaufighter TFX T4, 1/72, 283

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Never started. Factory sealed bag or 100% inventoried with all parts/decals and instructions present.