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Dumas 1949 19' Chris-Craft Mahogany Racing Runabout - 28 Inch Long Plank-On-Frame Ship for R/C or Display, 1/8, 1249

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG

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Still factory sealed. Hard-to-find big-scale radio controlled or stunning display model. Superb plank-on-hull kit featuring double planked hull with real mahogany exterior planking and birch plywood interior, complete running hardware, deck fittings, flag, decals, full size plans and illustrated instructions.

Guillows B-25 Mitchell With Two Never-Run Gas Engines - U-Control or Static Balsa Model, 1/32, 805

Wood and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+++

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Includes two NOS, never run gas engines of unknown manufacture. The actual aircraft is a large-scale stick and tissue model that can be built static or flying with twin .012 to .049 engine U-Control. Features decals, numerous plastic parts such as cockpit surround, engine nacelles and more, movable control surfaces, detailed landing gear, hinged landing gear doors and more. The kit has never been started. Some parts are still in the factory sealed bags. The parts that are not internally sealed have been inventoried complete, including decals and instructions. I can confirm that the gas engines are brand new, but I cannot test them so they are naturally included in 'as-is' condition.

Tamiya British Special Air Service Jeep, 1/35, 3533

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Very well molded and detailed. Includes a crew of two. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Zvezda Supermarine S-6B (S.6B) Racing Seaplane - (Ex-Frog), 1/72, F164

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-

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From quality Frog molds. Notice that the new manufacture simply used the Frog box but removed the Frog name. Nice but older model of the classic racer that paved the way for the Spitfire. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Hi-Tech AEG G-IV - (G.IV), 1/48, HT010

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Still factory sealed. Rare, limited edition model featuring excellent main injection molded parts, many resin details, finely cast metal details, numerous photoetched parts, complete engines, excellent cockpit and more. With painting guide and decals.

Eagle P-51H Mustang - 29.5 Inch Wingspan Gas Control Line Aircraft, 1/16

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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NOTE: builder only- not collectible. Please read carefully. Very rare kit from the 1940s. This is a very sturdy control line model that features sheeted/planked fuselage and wing and solid tail feathers - no tissue covering is used. Includes on these items: beautifully drawn plans, quality balsa printwood, many balsa parts factory cut to shape, sheet wood, planking and spars, cloth hinge material, printed plywood and all required balsa blocks. That is all there is. NOTE: missing canopy, wheels, metal stock for struts, liquids and control Line hardware. The Eagle Model Aircraft Company of Brooklyn, NY was one of over 2000 manufacturers during the 'Golden Age' of flying models in the 1930s/1940s. Eagle kits were fairly deluxe compared to their contemporaries. There was an extensive line of kits in all sizes.

Academy Early Version Vega PV-1 Ventura / PV-1 Gun Ship Ventura / Hobby Craft HC1388 Beech C-45F WWII Version Bagged, 1/72, 11613

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc to Bagged

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SALE!! Includes all three kits. The two Academy Venura models are still factory sealed. The Hobby Craft C-45 kit is bagged. Please NOTE: it has very minor and 'professional' quality assembly as follows: the instrument panel and bulkhead are glued to the floor. There is no other assembly. Inventoried complete with all parts decals and instructions present.

Monogram X-15 Experimental Aircraft - Young Astronauts Issue, 1/72, 5908

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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From 1987. Includes options for 'B' white finish variant and 'A' black variant. Features excellent detail, display stand and external tanks and can be built with gear up or down. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Hasegawa RF-4B Phantom II - US Marines VMFP-3 (Two Different Aircraft) / VMCJ-3, 1/72, KA9

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Very highly detailed 1991 release from excellent newer tooling. Features 121 pieces, all fine recessed panel lines, well detailed cockpit and ejection seats, optional position canopies, detailed gear wells, centerline and wing drop tanks, decals for the three aircraft listed and more. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Williams Brothers Boeing 247 Roscoe Turner Racer or United Air Lines, 1/72, 72-247

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Often called the first 'Modern Airliner,' the successful Boeing 247 was one the earliest transports with all metal construction, retractable landing gear, de-icers and controllable pitch props. Includes two types of windshields, rubber tires, optional position landing gear and struts. Has full interior detail for two ships: long-range tanks and accessories for Col. Turner's MacRobertson Race Entry, and complete passenger seat interior for United version. Colorful markings for UAL or the Racer shown on the cover. NOTE: this kit has minor, 'professional' quality subassembly as follows: wing and elevator halves; instrument panel to cockpit floor; door to fuselage half. There is no other assembly. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Aurora Avro CF-100 All Weather Fighter, 1/67, 137-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Dated 1960 with Jo Kotula box artwork Features recessed panel lines and good detail for that time. Decals are for 18244, a Mk.4A and an armament evaluation aircraft at CFB Cold Lake, AB, 1954-62. Molded in white and clear and includes the famous Aurora clear 'world' stand with the triangle base. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Republic F-84 Thunderstreak - Academy Issue, 1/54, H125

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Revell Great Britain Academy issue with 'boxtop painting you can frame'. 1960s reissue of the original Pre-S kit. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell P-40E Warhawk of Ace Lt. Sidney S. Woods Of The 49th FG (9th FS), 1/32, 85-4664

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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1996 issue of the famous large 1/32 scale P-40. Features detailed Allison engine, highly detailed cockpit, retractable landing gear, movable wheels and prop, movable control surfaces, belly tank and pilot figure. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. Lt. Woods shot down a Betty and a Zero before going to Europe. There he downed 8 more aircraft and won the Silver Star.

MPC Dodge Charger Street Machine, 1/25, 1-0763

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Dated 1984. Well detailed and desirable kit. Features detailed supercharged 426 Hemi engine, opening hood, detailed chassis and suspension, full interior, side pipes, many optional parts and full stripe decals. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Frog Supermarine S-6B (S.6B) Floatplane - Trail Blazers Issue, 1/72, F164

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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From the 1960s and a finely molded model kit for that time. This box has artwork from the famous Jo Kotula, who did much of the artwork for Aurora and Air Lines. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Frog is considered the father of injection molded model kits. The Lines Brothers opened Frog in 1932, capitalizing on the fever caused by Lindberg's solo transatlantic flight. Almost overnight the western populations became 'Air-Minded', and anything aviation was in high demand. Frog created a quality line of stick and tissue rubber powered aircraft and gliders as well as innovative ready-to-fly rubber powered aircraft that required no assembly. The box even contained a built-in rubber motor winder and fuselage holder. Model airplane flight competitions were popular in Great Britain, and one category was 'Rise Off the Ground', or ROG. By changing this to 'Flies Right Off the Ground', the FROG name was born. In 1936 Frog created a line of injection molded plastic models, the first such kit line in the world (Hawk sold a line of injection molded aircraft models in 1934 but they were factory assembled and painted). Named 'Penguin' after the bird that does not fly, the kits were innovative beyond the means of production. At a time when models were simply built by wingspan, the Penguin line was a constant 1/72 scale. Furthermore, a large 1/72 Short S.30 Empire class flying boat contained a full interior and lights! A line of accessories such as AA guns, tractors, hanger, ambulance, sound locator, searchlights and lighting kits were quickly added to the line. WWII caused a pause in production. After the war the box color changed from silver to green, and Penguin kits were also marketed in the USA. Production ended in 1950. Frog quickly expanded and released the Red, Orange, Black, Green, Gold Token, Spin and Comet series as well as Trail Blazers and several others. It is noteworthy that while most manufacturers in the 1940s/50 were making toy-like models, Frog attempted to make very realistic models. For example, 'detailing' kits with excessively large rivets was once very popular. Frog ignored this trend and continued to mold aircraft with fine panel lines and no rivets. As a result, Frog kits can be built into very realistic replicas. Production ended in the late 1970s, but Frog molds are still in use around the world.

Nichimo Focke Wulf FW-190 A-5 - (FW190A5), 1/65

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Early 1960s kit with very collectible high-gloss box and artwork. Features working ailerons and rudder, rotating wheels, retractable landing gear, rotating prop, clear ice blue display stand and color decals. The model as never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Please NOTE: the instructions show a pilot's step; however, there is no part number, no place or hole on the fuselage for it and no sign of it or even an empty tree spot. I assume that it was an factory error, as even the text instructions cover a large number of kits and are completely non-specific.

Airfix BAC-111 British Caledonian - Sky King Issue - (BAC 111 One-11), 1/144, 03178-1

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. 1970s Sky King issue that is nicely molded kit with fine raised panel line detail, recessed control surface lines, optional position airstair rear door, optional position landing gear and colorful British Caledonian decals. Normally molded in gray and clear.

Monogram A/B-26C Invader - (A-26C / B-26C), 1/48, 5508

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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From 1993 and very nicely detailed. Features full interior with all stations represented. Optional position landing gear and bomb bay doors with detailed bay and weapons. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

IMC RF-4B Phantom II with Extra Battle Damaged Parts - USAF or Marines VMCJ-3, 1/72, 481-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Neat older kit with optional Battle Damaged parts. Features very fine raised panel detail with recessed control surface lines, correct nose with cameras, crew of two and basic cockpit tub, optional position landing gear, two drop tanks and a clear display stand. The optional parts included realistically 'damaged' canopy, left intake and fence, left wing and left elevator. Has Marines or Air Force decals. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Focke-Wulf FW-200C Condor, 1/72, H204-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Poor

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First release hardbox copyright dated 1965. This kit features movable control surfaces, rotating props, moving wheels and gun turrets and full crew. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. The box displays much better than the 'poor' grade, but is rated as such because the entire left short box side is missing.