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Comet Messerschmitt Bf-109 E - Super Stars 22 Inch Wingspan Gas or Rubber Powered Wooden Aircraft Kit, 1625

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$42   

A nice kit from the early to mid 1970s. Large scale issue for rubber or gas free flight, or easily converted to RC using today's tiny and light servos and receivers. Box art is by Locher, who did a great deal of the Monogram box artwork also. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction with all die cut parts, 'Tube-O-Matic' fuselage construction and 'Rugged Super X Simplified Non-Warping Wing' construction, colorful insignia, detailed full size plans, building instructions, wheels, hardware, tissue and propeller. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including insignia and plans. 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.

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

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

$54   

Still factory sealed. 1970s large scale issue for rubber or gas free flight, or easily converted to RC using today's tiny and light servos and receivers. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, insignia, detailed full size plans, building instructions, wheels, hardware, tissue and propeller. 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.

Comet De Havilland DH-4 Mail Plane - 21 inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Model Airplane, 3305

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Good

$38   

Still factory sealed but the seal has splits and drawn the box top concave. The original kit is from the 1960s but this is a mid 1970s issue judging from the barcode. Large wingspan flying kit can be powered by rubber or electric and even made R/C with modern servos and receivers. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, markings for US Mail aircraft, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware, wheels, colored tissue and propeller. 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.

Comet De Havilland DH-4 Mail Plane - 21 inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Model Airplane, 3305

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair-

$36   

From the late 1960s. Large wingspan flying kit can be powered by rubber or electric and even made R/C with modern servos and receivers. Features traditional wood/tissue construction, markings for US Mail aircraft, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware, wheels, colored tissue and propeller. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts. 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.

Easy Built Models Monocoupe 90A - 40 inch Wingspan R/C Flying Aircraft Model, FF-81

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$68   

Very large scale kit that could be converted easily to RC. High quality modern stick and tissue style model featuring 9 sheets of balsa printwood, factory-cut stringers and spars, balsa nose blocks, hardwood and metal round stock as needed, factory-sealed pack of metal hardware, clear window material, rubber motor, covering tissue and large, detailed plans. The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts present.

Easy Built Models Taylorcraft - 50 Inch Wingspan, FF-52

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$79   

Very large scale stick and tissue style kit. Features giant 50" wingspan, 6 sheets of printwood, factory-cut stringers and spars, balsa nose block and hardwood stock as required, metal rubber motor/prop hook, thrust button, rubber motor, large 11" diameter plastic propeller, clear window material, metal stock, covering material and well detailed, full-size plans. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts.

Monogram 1985 Chevrolet IROC-Z Camaro, 1/8, 2610

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$375   

Hard-to-find, very large 1/8 scale model that measures 23.75 inches long when assembled. Molded with a gloss black body, metallic dark red interior, satin nickel plating, smoke gray clear and rubber Goodyear 'VR' rated tires. The interior is complete with a full instrument panel, center console, shift and brake levers and contoured bucket seats. The hood opens to display the detailed Tuned Port Injection Chevy V-8 and complete engine compartment The exterior of the car features the IROC-Z nose, louvered hood, extended ground effects rocker panels, large front air dam, low-drag rear spoiler and simulated cast alloy wheels. The kit has never been started. Inside, it is factory new. All of the parts that were factory sealed in clear bags are still factory sealed. The few trees that were never factory sealed have been inventoried complete. With 'excellent' condition decals and instructions.

Monogram 1982 Chevrolet Corvette Metal Glow, 1/8, 2606

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

$325   

Still factory sealed. The seal has shrunk and split and is missing from the lower side panel. From 1982. Very large 1/8 scale kit is over 23 inches long when assembled. Features the unique 'Metal Glow' molded body which contains tiny metal flakes in the plastic for a realistic car paint look. Details include complete interior, opening hood, full engine and engine compartment, complete chassis, steerable front wheels, removable roof panel 'T' Tops, 'Collectors Edition' special decals and more. The kit is molded in body color, black, clear and plated plastic and with rubber tires.

Verlinden Airfield Beacon Lights, 1/72, 74301

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$24   

Excellent cast resin accessory set, long out of production. It contains all of the beacons shown on the box photo. Still factory sealed inside.

Amodel SM-1/300 With Additional Wing, 1/72, 72113

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$26   

Rare. Features good cockpit and colorful markings for the box art helicopter. Never started. Either inventoried complete or still in the factory sealed bag and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: decals are intact but have visible age micro-cracking. Please read the two articles (on this website) about how to save or reproduce old decals.

Airfix A.W. Seahawk - British Fleet Air Arm or Luftwaffe - Bagged, 1/72, 105

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$14   

1960s Type Three logo bagged issue with an 'excellent' condition header. Includes decals for the two versions listed. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: the clear bag is a replacement.

Airfix Auster Antarctic - Bagged T3 Logo Issue, 1/72, 103

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$26   

1960s bagged issue with an 'excellent++' condition Type Three logo header. The kit has a new (modern) replacement bag as the original bag was disintegrating. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix Tiger Moth DH-82 - Bagged T3 Logo Issue, 1/72, 95

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$24   

1960s bagged issue with an 'excellent++' condition Type Three logo header. The kit has a new (modern) replacement bag as the original bag was disintegrating. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix Hawker Demon - Bagged T3 Logo Issue, 1/72, 132

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$24   

1960s bagged issue with an amazing 'near mint' condition Type Three logo header. Well detailed and with very colorful decals as shown on the artwork. The kit has a new (modern) replacement bag as the original bag was disintegrating. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Hawk McDonnell F2H-1 Banshee - (F2H1), 1/48, 501-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$39   

1964 hardbox issue. The vivid box art by Tom Morgan shows a 'Korean Attack' run by a daring Navy pilot. Nicely molded for that time and includes tip tanks, air to ground rockets, iron bomb load, pilot figure, detailed landing gear and colorful decals for the box art aircraft. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix English Electric Lightning F.1A - Craftmaster Issue, 1/72, 11-49

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$24   

1960s issue with vivid artwork. A pilot ejects on a pillar of flame as his stricken BAC plunges earthward trailing black smoke. Despite this dramatic scene, XM192 enjoyed in historical fact a long career with 111 and 145 squadrons, retiring intact in 1973 to become a ground display aircraft. Never started. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Revell Dassault Mirage III E/R - Mirage IIIE 1989-1989 Bicentennial / Mirage IIIR French Air Force, 1/72, 4438

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$34   

1989 issue with 96 parts and very colorful special decals. Features removable, detailed engine, optional position canopy, parts and decals for both versions, retracted or extended undercarriage and loadouts of bombs, AIM-9 Sidewinders and drop tanks. Never started. Inventoried with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Frog Martin Marauder II - RAF - (B-26C), 1/72, F338

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$28   

Orange Series from the 1960s. Very good quality Frog kit has no rivets, just fine panel lines for a realistic model. Features separately molded rudder, elevator and ailerons, pilot and gunner figure and detailed engines with rotating propellers. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

DML YF-22 Lightning 2 - Prototype 1 or 2 (F-22), 1/72, 2508

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$12   

The YF-22 and the YF-23 were the two fighter designs chosen to compete to replace the F-15 Eagle. At the time this kit was produced, the winner was not known. At this time, we now know that the F-22 is the contract winner. Very highly detailed model. Superbly molded with all very fine recessed panel lines. Features detailed cockpit and detailed gear wells. Has decals for Prototypes #1 and #2. NOTE: this kit has minor 'professional' quality subassembly as follows: exhaust cones halves assembled; inner cockpit mount to upper fuselage; seat halves assembled. There is no other assembly. Inventoried with all parts present and includes decals and instructions.

Hasegawa Focke-Wulf FW-190 A-8 - Lt. Rudi Linz Staffelkapitain 12/JG5 Early 1945 Norway / III/JG301 Late 1944 Stendal Germany, 1/72, AP3

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$22   

Finely molded with all recessed panel lines, very good cockpit, two piece optional position canopy, detailed gear wells, centerline drop tank and detailed painting guide and decals for both aircraft. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.