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AMT XB-70 A-1 (B-70) Valkyrie Limited Edition, 1/72, 8908

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Long out of production kit. The only injection molded kit in 1/72 of the futuristic Mach 3 jet bomber. Very large model measures over 31 inches in length when assembled and features highly detailed cockpit and ejection seat escape system, landing gear and gear wells and YJ-93 Turbojet engines with afterburners. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

MRC Curtiss P-36A Interceptor, 1/72, 3005-69

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Still factory sealed. Features sliding canopy, moving flaps and rotating propeller. Like the other WWII issues of this time, this MRC kit is a reissue of an older Japanese model, perhaps the one from Aoshima.

Pegasus Pfalz D-XII, 1/72, 1023

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Limited production kit - only 2000 were produced. The D-XII was one of the most advanced fighters produced by Germany in WWI. Seen in relation to the D-VII is was viewed as less than a stellar performer. But it was superior to every type that it replaced and without the benefit of the superior powerplant in the D-VII. Limited run of 200 kits. Injection molded kit includes cast metal detail parts and full decals. 100% complete and never started.

Renwal SSB(N)-598 George Washington Polaris-Launching Nuclear Submarine, 1/200, 651

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

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Classic large (24" long) Cold War SSBN kit. Dramatic box art has great color and gloss. Features starboard hull half hinged to the stand. It rotates down to show full interior details as shown on the box art. Features rotating propeller, working diving planes, rudder, periscopes, snorkels and actual 'launching' Polaris missile from a spring loaded tube. Includes two Polaris A-1 missiles, crew members and display stand. Never started and complete. Renwal sealed the small parts in a clear factory bag and they are still sealed. The parts that were never sealed have been inventoried complete. Includes decals and instructions.

Revell Lockheed Electra American Airlines - 'S' Kit, 1/115, H255-129

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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1957 'S' issue with the famous box art. In the 1960s these molds were modified to make the P-3C Orion, making a reissue of this kit impossible. Please see the article about the mold conversion on this on this website. Features optional position cabin doors, rotating props, optional position landing gear, large colorful decal sheet and famous Revell 'Globe' clear swivel-base stand. Never started. The kit has been inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell IL-38 Bison Russian Bomber 'S' Kit, 1/169, H235-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Mint

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First issue dated 1956 in the 'S' hardbox. Fantastic box has factory new gloss and color and no flaws. There are not even any factory tape marks on the side! Molded in the correct gloss dark green and clear with clear Globe stand. The decals are flat and look new. Never started. 100% inventoried complete with all parts/decals and instructions present.

Revell Lockheed P-3 Orion 'Sub Killer' ASW - USN VP-8 / VP-17 / VP-50 - Revell Japan Issue, 1/115, H163

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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Rare 1974 Revell Japan issue. Like most Japanese issues, this one contains multiple decals instead of the usual one in the USA issues. Has markings for all three US Navy Squadrons listed. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

Monogram Chevrolet 1953 Corvette Roadster, 1/24, 2291

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. 1991 issue of perhaps the finest 1/24 scale kit of the first legendary Corvette. Kit is very finely molded in chrome, clear, white, red and rubber. Features full rolling chassis with complete suspension and exhaust detail, "Blue Flame" 6 motors for 1953 and 1954, detailed interior, opening hood and optional soft convertible top.

PZW PZL P-23 A Karas, 1/72

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Older but nicely molded model with raised panel detail and decals for the box art aircraft. Molded in light green, clear and with a white display stand. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Comet Cessna C-37 Airmaster - 20 inch Wingspan Balsawood Flying Model Airplane, 5302-98

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware, wheels and canopy material (if required), tissue, rubber 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. 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.

Aurora Cessna 310, 1/62, 283-50

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc-

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1963 issue from ex-Comet molds. Neatly molded with all recessed panel lines, clear side and front windows, tip tanks, rotating propellers, display stand and full pinstripe decals. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. Aurora had started a line of inexpensive 29 cent kits in about 1957. The line was a success, and it was expanded. The line grew again when Aurora purchased the Comet molds, as most of Comet's line was very small scale kits, many of them civil aircraft like this one. It appears that Aurora was encouraged by the sale of the ex-Comet civil aircraft, as it expanded the line with it's own molds in the early 1960s.

Monogram Bell UH-1C 'Huey' Iroquois Air Force Rescue Chopper, 1/48, 5202

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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1978 hard-to-find Air Force 'C' variant issue. Very nicely detailed kit. Includes revised 'C' intake and exhaust, skids with wheels, rescue winch, Air Force markings, two pilots, rotating main and tail rotors, full interior, optional position doors and more. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

UPC Grumman TBF Avenger - Bagged (Ex-Sanwa), 1/130, 7049

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: No Box

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Small scale kit from Sanwa molds. Features crew, three clear windows, two drop tanks, rockets and full landing gear. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. UPC stood for Universal Powermaster Corporation which was based out of New York City, NY. UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufacturers and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Scott Eidson, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. All UPC production ended in the 1970s.

Airfix Lockheed P-38J Lightning - USAAF, 1/72, 284

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Type three logo issue. Nicely molded kit. Includes drop tanks. This kit has never been started. It is either still in the internally sealed factory bag or has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Airfix Lockheed P-387F Lightning - 347th FG Guadalcanal 1943 / 14th FG Algeria 1942, 1/72, 03018-0

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Dated 1975. Includes long range drop tanks and decals for both aircraft. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell USS Hornet CV-8 with B-25s, 1/490, H376

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Poor

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1969 issue. The box is poor but the kit inside is as new. Kit is over 20 inches long and includes a one piece hull, 16 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, moving cranes, decals and flags. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Pyro The Independence War Schooner, 373-298

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Nicely detailed kit of a rare subject. Features full deck detail, cannon, blocks, billowing sails and full rigging instructions. Kit is about 15 inches long when built. NOTE: kit has some assembly and paint: Hull halves and small deck house. Quality of assembly is excellent with no gaps or smearing. The hull has been painted black, and the deck has been painted brown. The deck is excellent; the hull is good. Missing two parts: anchor stocks (easily made). Has all other parts, billowing sails, flag sheet and instructions.

Matchbox Martin B-26B Marauder - USAAF 599 BS 397 BG 9thAF 1944 / 'Bar Fly' 544 BS 386 BG UK 1943/44 / South African Air Force Marauder II 24th Sq Italy 1943/44, 1/72, PK-407

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Very nicely molded and detailed 'B' variant. Features very fine raised panel lines and recessed panel lines, elevating guns, rotating turrets, good engine and cockpit detail, crew and rare South African markings as well as two USAAF aircraft. The model as never been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or have been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Testors Lockheed TR-1A - NASA ER-2 or 2 seat TR-1B - Bagged Kit, 1/48, 580

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: No Box

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Bagged kit - no box. The box is shown for reference only. Builds any one of the three and includes colorful NASA decals. The NASA craft is white/gray with NASA blue and gray pinstripes. One USAF version is black, and the other is white. Never started. Factory sealed bag with decals and instructions.

Air Lines Hawker Sea Fury, 1/72, 4903

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Very finely molded in silver. Features separately molded ailerons, elevators and rudder. NOTE: prop blades have been glued to the hub. Quality of assembly is excellent - all blades are oriented and pitched correctly. There is no other assembly. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Air Lines kits are all Frog molds that the Lines Brothers imported to the USA between 1964-1966. The kits, decals and instructions were made in England, then imported to the USA where Testors created the boxes with the colorful trading cards on the back. There are one or two trading cards on each box which show the boxart but not the advertising/logo. Some kits contain a Testors color painting guide also, but it is not specific to any model.