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Monogram Superkit F-86 Sabre Jet, 1/60, T5

Wood and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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From 1954. Very rare plastic and precarved wood kit. Before there were injection molded plastic kits, model builders worked in wood or metal. Advanced companies, like Monogram, saw the advantage of plastic and began marketing kits with plastic details and fully-carved wooden fuselage, wings, etc. This beautiful kit is one the highest quality composite static kits from the early to mid 1950s. Never started. Inside, the kit is as it left the factory with the small plastic parts still in the factory sealed 'crinkle' bag, unpunched factory painted balsa parts, finished balsa fuselage and wings, red acetate stand, clear windshield, sandpaper, instructions and decals. It is 100% complete and never started.

Monogram Curtiss P-40 Warhawk 'Superkit' - Balsa/Plastic Model Airplane Kit, 1/54, T6

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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Very rare multi-media 'plastic and pre-carved wood' kit. Before there were injection molded plastic kits, model builders worked in wood or metal. Advanced companies, like Monogram, saw the advantage of plastic and began marketing kits with plastic details and fully-carved fuselage, wings, etc. This beautiful kit is one the highest quality composite static kits from the early to mid 1950s. Includes finished wings with airfoil, completely carved fuselage, colored die-cut wooden parts, plastic canopy, pilot, headrest, tail wheel, prop, cowling, pitot tube and more. The model has not been started. Some parts are still in factory sealed bags and the others have been inventoried 100% complete with decals, cardstock parts, small catalog, sandpaper and instructions.

Hasegawa F/A-18C Hornet Dragon 300 Atsugi 1995, 1/72, SP151

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Special Atsugi 1995 release that is still factory sealed. Highly detailed and features 82 pieces, all fine recessed panel lines, good cockpit detail and pilot, optional position canopy, pilot boarding ladder, optional position speed brake, detailed gear and gear wells, AIM-9 Sidewinders, drop tanks and more.

AMT McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom - US Navy VF-102 USS Independence, 1/48, 8878

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Nicely molded with all recessed panel lines, very good cockpit detail, optional position canopies, gear well detail, optional position landing gear and load-out of AIM-9 Sidewinders (4), AIM-7 Sparrows (4) and centerline and under-wing drop tanks. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. Decals are only 'good.' They are 100% intact but have light background stains. Please see the articles (on this website) about saving old kit decals before using these or any other older decals.

Monogram F-18 (F/A-18) Hornet - US Navy, 1/72, 1103

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Still factory sealed. 1980 Snap-Tite release. The box photo shows the actual completed model.

MPC USS Hornet CV-9 Aircraft Carrier - Profile Waterline Series, 1/1200, 2-4004-110

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. Very nicely molded small scale waterline ship kit that is ideal for war gaming. Features detailed hull, deck and superstructure, separately molded masts, superstructure and more. Includes aircraft. MPC did a very nice job marketing these kits - the box sides contain interesting ship history, and the instructions include specifications and a large, fold-out illustrated engagement map with battle details.

Revell Nieuport 28 C-1 - Lt. Campbell / 27th Aero Squadron, 1/72, H4111

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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From 1989. Nice kit from older molds. Features painting guide and very nice decals for both airplanes listed. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Bluejacket S-48 Submarine - 30.5 Inches Long, 1/96

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Very large scale and well detailed kit. Includes pre-carved hardwood hull, other wooden parts, a large number of high quality cast metal fittings, full instructions and full size plans. The kit has never been started. All the small parts are still in the factory sealed bags; the wooden parts (which were never factory sealed) have been inventoried complete with plans and instructions.

Lindberg Blue Devil Destroyer (Fletcher) - Motorized for R/C, 1/125, 815

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Still factory sealed. Dated 1975 and is from the original 1960s molds. Has very good detail for that time. Three-foot long WWII Fletcher DD for free run or remote control.

Lindberg LCVP Landing Ship Vehicle Personnel, 1/32, 815

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Still factory sealed. John Steel box art issue dated 1976 but from original 1960s molds. Big-scale kit is fully motorized for operation in water. Nicely detailed for that time.

Revell Truck Racing Transport Semi Truck / Trailer / Racing Truck, 1/25, 7534

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Dated 1991. Amazingly large kit contains super-detailed Peterbilt hauler with sleeper, race trailer with cabin and detailed racing truck. Includes hundreds and hundreds of parts. Recommended for experienced model builders only. The kit has never been started. Almost all parts are still sealed in the factory internal bags. A few chrome trees, one clear and two small colored trees are not bagged; they have been inventoried complete. With excellent decal sheet and full instructions.

Aurora The Black Knight of Nurnberg, 1/8, 473

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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Classic and very popular Aurora knight kit from the original molds. Aurora of Great Britain issue from the late 1960s. Large 1/8 scale kit is molded gloss black and has both yellow and white plumes. The kit has never been started. It is still sealed in the factory bag and includes the instructions. In the mid 1950s, Aurora bought three 'Knight' molds from Crown Plastics and issued them as K1, K2 and K3. These were the very first Aurora figure kits and they sported the 1956-only rectangular 'Northern Lights' logo with the correct 'Crown Line' logo inside it. The sales success of the Knight prompted Aurora to launch an entire line of figure kits. The knights themselves stayed in production in the USA and overseas long after many other figures were discontinued.

Revell Bell Huey Helicopter UH-1D, 1/32, H286

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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1969 dated issue of the non-gunship model. Large well detailed kit featuring 18 inch rotor span, detailed Lycoming T53 Jet Engine with removable cowling, highly detailed interior and cockpit with opening cabin doors and moving rotors. Includes pilot and gunner figure. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Please note that the decals have fine age cracks.

Model Shipways Fair American 14 Gun Brig 1778, 1/48, 2015

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Large scale laser-cut plank-on-frame kit that measures 26.5 inches when assembled. Very highly detailed. Features perfectly cut hardwood & plywood parts, quality stripwood, tapered hardwood yards/masts and complete fittings made from wood or metal. Includes all rigging materials and extensive full size plans. There are two superb books included to help you build the kit and both are heavily illustrated. One is "Planking the Built Up Ship Model" (38 pages) and comprehensive instructions in a book that is 44 pages long. The kit has never been started. All parts are still in the sealed bags including all paperwork.

MPC 1972 Plymouth Barracuda - Stock / Street Custom / High-Rise Rod, 1/25, 1-7202-225

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Very rare first issue, and even rarer in exceptional condition. Has parts to build one of the three versions shown. Features detailed engine and compartment, opening hood, full interior detailed underside and more. Molded in white, clear, red-tinted clear, chrome plate and with rubber tires. The kit has never been started. Inside, the kit is exactly as it left the factory. All the parts that were factory sealed (the vast majority) are still in factory sealed bags. The chrome, clear and tires are the only parts that were never factory sealed. They have been inventoried complete. Includes instructions and decals, both in 'very good++' condition.

Monogram M-34 Eager Beaver 2 1/2 Ton Truck, 1/35, PM154-150

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Dated 1966. Very high quality kit. Features heavy lugged true scale tires, complete chassis and suspension, detailed interior, opening doors, rolling wheels, removable simulated canvas tarpaulin and working tail gate. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Please NOTE the instructions have a closed tear on one panel.

Revell Ford Tri-Motor - Stout Airlines / Transcontinental Air Transport Maddux / Rapid Air Lines, 1/77, 85-5246

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Dated 2006 and from ex-Monogram 'Four Star' molds. High quality kit with new decals for three pioneering airline companies. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Tamiya German Steyr Type 1500A/01 - With Africa Korps Infantry At Rest, 1/35, MM305

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very highly detailed kit with figures. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Burkard Grumman F3F-2 Fighter Deluxe Kit, 1/27

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very rare, high quality kit from about 1942/43. Of the early solid aircraft kits, Burkard holds the distinction of being the largest, best made and most complete kits. This one is no exception. Big 1/27 scale model features a hardwood fully carved-to-shape fuselage that even has the cockpit cut out, beautiful spun metal engine cowling, excellent profile-cut hardwood wings, horizontal and vertical stabilizers, fully formed main and tail wheels, other wood stock as required, clear celluloid for the canopy, metal foil for canopy frame and other details, color insignia (damaged but all present), factory glass bottles of glue and dope and very large, superb full size blue print plans that include the instrument panel, details and drawings to make a detailed engine, numerous cross sections for templates, rigging details, seat construction and even text instructions. Never started and complete. This wartime kit even comes with 'Balsa Wood has gone to war' flyers! Consolidated Model Engineering Co, of 3079 Third Avenue, NY, NY, manufactured the famous Burkard Giant Solids, Bay Ridge Super Gas Jobs and Jackson's Strato Spear. They also distributed Bantam engine factory replacement parts.

Hasegawa North American F-86 F-40 Sabre - JSDF, 1/32, ST10

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. Very highly detailed down to jet engine wiring and plumbing. Includes separately molded ailerons, wing flaps and rudder, complete cockpit and pilot, removable rear body as the real aircraft and removable jet engine, full underwing load out, opening canopy, detailed gear wells and landing gear, removable gun compartment panel and detailed gun bay, highly detailed air brake bays and more.