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Peerless GMC CCKW-255 6x6 - 2 1/2 Ton Cargo Truck, 1/35, 3514

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM+

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Still factory sealed. Very highly detailed moldings. Molded in green with real rubber tires. Builds a rolling chassis just like the real truck. Features complete suspension, driveline and exhaust details, complete interior with optional position doors and more. Can be built or without AA machine gun.

Bandai US Army Ordnance Diamond M-36 2 1/2 Ton Cargo Truck Motorized, 1/30, 8219-500

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

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Rare. Large 1/30 scale motorized kit. Features full underside detail, hidden transverse gearbox and main gearbox, motorized forward or reverse, RE-14 motor (included), on/off switch mounted in the gas tank, rubber tires, full interior and optional realistic factory-painted vacuform rear canopy cover. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

MP Sherman M4/M4A3 Mid Production Vehicle Conversion Kit, 1/35, 20101

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Highly detailed injection molded conversion kit. Requires base kit. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

SNAP 280mm Atomic Cannon (M56) with 2 Gun Transporters - (ex-Adams), 1/40, 153-398

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Classic rare Cold-War kit. This SNAP issue dates from the very early 1960s and uses the same molds as the Adams 'Action' model from the late 1950s. The Atomic Cannon was the Army's 20 mile range gun that could fire shells with small atomic bombs inside them. Features transporters with movable wheels and towing yokes - fully detailed cab interiors and complete suspensions - machine guns swivel and elevate - Gun can be configured for firing or towing positions - Gun Barrel elevates by real operating gears - Gun Carriage rotates 360 degrees on platform - Gun actually fires 2 "Atomic" shells. Includes crew of 7. Inside, the model is as new. The kit has never been started. All parts are still factory bag sealed. With decals and instructions.

Revell US Army Hawk Surface-to-Air Guided Missile, 1/40, H548-129

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Rare. Second and last issue. Artwork is the same as the 'S' kit but the box artwork on the sides is different. Dated 1963. Features 3 Hawk missiles, 4 man crew, elevating and swiveling launcher, rubber tires that rotate, control panel hatches open and has separate radar scope equipment. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell Chevrolet Extended Cab Silverado with Trailer and Waverider (Jet Ski), 1/25, 85-7666

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Still factory sealed. 1999 issue. Very well detailed with 159 parts. Kit includes 1/25 scale Silverado, Jet Ski trailer and Jet Ski. Molded in white, clear, red-tint clear, chrome and with rubber tires. Truck features detailed engine and engine bay, removable hood, full interior and detailed chassis underside.

MPC Dodge A-100 Deora Show Car or Custom Camper by Alexander Brothers, 1/25, 6221

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed from 1987. Who can forget the Deora show car? My first exposure was a Mattel 'Hot Wheel' Deora, and the car's image seemed to be everywhere for quite a while. Mike and Larry, the Alexander Brothers, ran a well known and respected customizing shop in the late 1960s. Upon seeing the cab-forward Dodge A-100 Utility Truck, they had an inspiration. What they created was a timeless classic from a true 'ugly duckling'. To top it, the Deora show car was a completely functional car, not just a 'trailered' vehicle. Kit includes custom anodizing gold paint to simulate the original finish of the Deora. Can be built in one of two versions - the one on the box top or the enclosed version with a camper rear. Features complete interior, opening doors, detailed 6 cylinder engine and full decals.

Revell HMS Beagle Historic Sailing Barque - Charles Darwin's Ship, 1/110, H328-300

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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1963 issue with fantastic John Steel artwork. Very highly detailed kit. Measures 40 cm long when built (about 16 inches). As with earlier Revell sailing ship kits, the moldings are fine and to scale. Includes rigging cord, preformed rat lines, vac billowing sails, colorful flag sheet and rigging instructions. Never started. Factory sealed parts bag with flags, rigging material and instructions.

Aurora North American F-86D Sabre Jet, 1/48, 77-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Still factory sealed. Hardbox issue dated 1960. This would be a mid-1960s issue since it has no 'Famous Fighters' in the oval and the price extension is 130. Dramatic Jo Kotula box artwork.

Aurora Atomic Submarine SSN Nautilus SSN-571, 1/242, 708-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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1962 hardbox issue. Molded in the correct high gloss black plastic. This kit has never been started. It is inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Fujimi British Comet Medium Tank - Motorized, 1/45, 0752-300

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Rare motorized kit with all hardware. Includes electric motor, metal gear box, metal shafts and nylon gears. Can go forward or reverse. Nicely molded earlier kit. Flexible tracks are in excellent condition. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

ITC Halibut SSGN 587 Electric Powered Diving Motorized Submarine (Regulus Sub), 1/175, 3660-998

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Restored

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This model is the zenith of the ITC Design and Engineering Team, and maybe of all operational plastic models. It is not only rare but is widely considered the most complicated injection-molded operating kit ever produced. The large 24.75 inch long model sails from the power of a large electric motor driving twin geared propellers. It changes headings, dives, surfaces, and a Regulus II missile comes out of the hanger and launches...all automatically. The engineering on this kit is fantastic and was a major break-through in its day (about 1960). The high price and difficulties that youngsters had with assembly/operation made for a short production run. The model worked, and did work well, but was certainly not a toy for inexperienced model builders. This kit has the original bottom box, complete original interior packing colored cardboard, but the box top has been restored. Inside, the kit is in excellent condition. It has never been started. The kit has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals, instructions and even the original ITC inspection slip. The blue display cardboard is all present and good. Instructions are very good.

Classic Airframes Boeing P-12E - 26th Pursuit Group Panama 1932 or 'B' Flight Leader's Aircraft 308th Observation Sq Reserves 1939, 1/48, 416

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Features all fine recessed panel lines, resin cockpit and engine and decals and paint guide for both aircraft. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including decals and instructions.

AMT 1975 Chevrolet Blazer, 1/25, 38597

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. 2007 issue.

Lindberg Russian Jet Fighter with Tow Tractor - Cellovision Issue, 1/48, 561-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

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Factory sealed 1950s Cellovision issue. Has trading card on the back. The aircraft is molded in silver and the tractor in yellow.

Polar Lights Land of the Giants Snake (Aurora), 1/48

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Out of production. Well molded, makes for a fantastic builder kit. Made from original Aurora Molds by Playing Mantis. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Italeri Fiat BR-20 Bomber Italian - Japanese or German and Eduard Super Detail Set, 1/72, 143

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Features Eduard photoetched super detail set with one large, one small frets and film instruments. Includes decals for all variants. The BR-20 first flew in 1936 and quickly became the best of the Italian medium bombers. In 1939 it set a new world record in it's category of an average speed of 400 kp/h. It saw action in the Spanish Civil war and with the Japanese in Chica. The Germans used the BR-20 in the Mediterranean and the aircraft was even exported to Venezuela. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Frog Dornier Do-17 Z-2 - Finnish or German Markings - Orange Series, 1/72, F205

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-

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Build rare Finnish Airforce variant from PLeLv 46 (1943) or German 1 Gruppe KG3, France (1940). Very nice kit done to high Frog standards. Can be build to a very realistic model as there are no rivets and only very fine panel lines. 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. 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, Blue, 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.

MPM Sukhoi SU-5 (I-107) - Jet and Piston Powered Fighter, 1/72, MP5004

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-

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Rare Soviet piston powered aircraft with a turbine jet engine in the tail. The Su-5 was designed in 1944 and flew in 1945. This is kit multimedia. The main airframe parts are vacuform with recessed panel lines. All the details (prop, spinner, landing gear, braces, wheels, gear doors and more) are injection molded. The kit has never been started. NOTE: according to the instructions, the kit is missing an inlet screen and a tiny 'bump' or fairing on the cockpit side. After looking at the injection parts trees and vac sheet, I am not certain that these parts were ever present. Other errors on the instructions cause me to question this. Inventoried with all other parts, decals and instruction with aircraft history.

Revell PT-212 Torpedo Boat, 1/98, 85-0464

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. 2008 reissue from the old molds. Full hull model that is 9 inches long with torpedoes, 20mm and 50 caliber guns and 3 crew figures.