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Airfix Grumman J2F6 Duck Wartime or Postwar Markings, 1/72, 02033-6

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$26   

1970s Type Four logo issue. The amazing Duck first flew in 1934, saw service all through WWII and was not phased out until the mid 1950s. Very nicely molded and detailed for that time, featuring markings for both aircraft, underwing bomb load, optional position canopy, interior with crew members and optional position landing gear. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix Heinkel He-111 H-20 - Medium Bomber, 1/72, 05021

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$24   

1986 Type Four logo issue that features 79 pieces, elevating gun and rotating turret, pilot and crew, movable ailerons, elevators and rudder, optional position landing gear, external bomb load and more. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Lindberg F-80C Shooting Star - (P-80), 1/48, 500-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$52   

From the 1950s and with wonderful artwork. The hardbox is in 'excellent' condition with like-new color and gloss. Molded in the correct gloss silver and clear with the early O-lin style two-piece, teardrop-based stand. The kit has not been started and is complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Paul Lindberg got his start in 1930s model aviation by designing, building and flying stick and tissue aircraft. His plans appeared in Popular Aviation magazine and he soon made a name for himself. When injection molding showed the way to increased kit sales in the late 1940s/early 1950s, he quickly teamed up with Mr. Olsen to create 'O-lin' models. Ray Gaedke was one the the early artists for O-lin, and he help pioneer dramatic and colorful box artwork. In the early 1950s Paul Lindberg was running the company and had the logo changed to his name. The first logo was circular, with 'Lindberg' in middle and 'Products' 'Incorporated' arched across the top and bottom. The second logo is the 'Yellow Square' that is on this kit. Ray Gadke continued his bold and colorful artwork for Lindberg and did this F-80C boxart as well.

Lindberg Douglas F4D-1 Skyray, 1/48, 523-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$48   

1950s issue with fantastic Ray Gaedke artwork. Kit features fine raised panel lines, moving rudder and wing control surfaces, complete jet engine and opening inspection cover, pilot, two drop tanks, under wing rockets and a clear display stand. Never started. Inventoried with all plastic parts, decals and instructions present but NOTE: missing metal stand rod (easily made from aluminum rod). Lindberg is a company with a fascinating history The original 'Lindberg Line' stretches back to the 1930s when Paul Lindberg drew plans for famous modeling magazines and marketed his balsa wood 'stick and tissue' by urging dealers to carry the '...Complete Lindberg Line'. After the war, Lindberg and Olsen had a strong hand in early United States injection molded kit development. Please see the article located on this website about early USA plastic kit manufacturers.

Hasegawa Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero Fighter Type 32, 1/48, JT18

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$28   

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Still factory sealed. Very highly detailed kit. Superbly molded with all very fine recessed panel lines. Features very highly detailed cockpit and landing gear wells, drop tank, optional position canopy and a very nice decal sheet.

Hasegawa Curtiss SOC-3 Seagull - Land Based Version, 1/72, 057

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$24   

Rare version with landing gear instead of floats. Includes markings for a hi-vis pre-war paint job. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

AMT White Freightliner Dual Drive Semi Truck Tractor, 1/25, T568

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$64   

Rare first release from the 1970s with the best mold quality; not the common modern reissue. This is a very highly detailed model that features more than 280 parts, a full rolling chassis build just like the full-size truck, complete engine and engine compartment, detailed cab with complete interior, opening hood, full suspension, underside details and more. Molded in white, clear, red and amber tinted clear, chrome plate and with metal axles, flexible brake lines and rubber tires. 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 decals and instructions.

Crielmodel Sturm Infanterie Geuschutz 33B, 1/35, R008

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$58   

An excellent, high-definition resin model manufactured in Italy by Massimo Bartoli, otherwise known as Crielmodel. Well detailed and never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes paint guide and instructions.

Comet Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless - 20 Inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model, 3401-150

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$38   

1970s reissue of this very popular comet model, which was originally issued in the 1950s. This kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality printwood, factory-cut stripwood and sparts, wire rubber hook/propeller shaft, fully formed and finished wood wheels and thrust button, clear canopy material, rubber, tissue, propeller and detailed full size plans with building instructions. The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete. 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.

Classic Airframes Supermarine Attacker, 1/48, 4102

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$24   

Out of production. Very high quality kit with all fine recessed panel lines, separately molded wing flaps, nicely done intake and exhaust, resin cockpit and other resin details, photoetched details and more. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions. NOTE: missing decals.

Tamiya Lancaster B1 Grand Slam Bomber Motorized, 1/48, 61504

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$155   

Still factory sealed. Very large (1/48) and highly detailed, limited edition Lancaster. Features modifications for the BI Special variant that dropped the 22,000 lb Grand Slam Bombs. Features your choice of factory painted canopy frames or unpainted (so you can paint your own), motorized operation on all four propellers that are activated by hidden switch, prewired harnesses, pressurized tires, five life-like figures, great deal inside and out and more.

Tamiya M1A1 Abrams 120mm Gun Tank, 1/35, 35156

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$36   

Features movable turret, elevating gun, optional position hatches, clear plastic for periscopes, commander figure and accurate machine guns. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Veron Comper Swift - 18 Inch Wingspan Flying Model Airplane, 5

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$44   

Veron models were made by Model Aircraft (Bournemouth) Ltd. In Bournemouth, Great Britain. Three of the product lines were 'Kwik-Fix' gliders, 'Super Truscale' (solid kits) and 'Tru-Flite' (stick and tissue kits). This Tru-Flite kit contains high quality printwood and strip wood, hardware, rubber, beautifully drawn full size plans, detailed instructions and plastic wheels, prop and thrust bearing. The model has not been started. The small parts are still in factory sealed bag; all other parts were never sealed and have been inventoried complete with all paperwork present.

True Build P-39 Airacobra - Wood Model Kit - Joe Ott, 1/48, 603

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair+

$24   

Dated 1944. The 'True Build' series was Joe Ott's answer to scale solid model construction. This model is 1/48 scale and features bread-and-butter (laminated) construction, four big die-cut hardwood sheets and very large full-size plans that include three views of the model, many detail drawings, templates and very extensive text instructions. Never started. All the parts are still in the original die-cut sheets (unpunched) with all paperwork.

Veron Super Sabre F-100 - Solid Airplane Model, 1/72

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$28   

Veron models were made by Model Aircraft (Bournemouth) Ltd. In Bournemouth, Great Britain. Three of the product lines were 'Kwik-Fix' gliders, 'Super Truscale' (sold kits) and 'Tru-Flite' (stick and tissue kits). This is a solid kit with a high degree of prefabrication featuring 3D carved fuselage, 2D cut wings and tails, clear canopy, colorful decals and plans with templates and full instructions. The model has not been started and is inventoried complete.

Amtech Henschel HS-123 A-1 With Blue Rider Decals - Luftwaffe 3./JG165 'Immelmann' 1937 / 5./LG2 Belgium 1940 / FFS Schule (A/B) 71 Moravia 1941 / 4./SchG2 Eastern Front 1942 / Spanish Air Force 61st Sq 1945, 1/28, 489203

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$30   

Includes Blue Rider Decals #BR-0523 1/48 Scale Chinese Air Force 1937-45. The HS-123 did serve in China - 12 were exported there where they were used extensively in the Second Sino-Japanese war for dive bombing Japanese ships in 1938. The actual model was a limited production 1/48 scale kit from 2003. Very nicely done. Features Black Box resin cockpit set, detailed engine, spatted or non-spatted wheels and struts, bomb load, drop tank, markings and paint guide for all 5 aircraft listed and more. There is no painting but NOTE: this kit has very neat and minor assembly. The two cockpit side walls are installed in the fuselage to 'professional' quality. There is no other assembly. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora Cessna Skymaster 337, 1/72, 279-70

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$49   

1968 issue of the famous tandem light aircraft that saw civil and military service. After Aurora purchased the Comet molds, they reissued the Comet civil light aircraft line. It appears that Aurora may have been inspired by the Comet kits or sales of the reissues, and they produced several more new molds to add to the line. This Skymaster is one of those kits. Since the model was designed new, it has significantly more detail than the older Comet kits. Features all recessed panel lines, full interior with front and back bulkheads, four bucket seats and instrument panel, clear windows and rotating propellers. The kit has never been started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing one minor part, the rectangular nose gear door. Easily made from stock plastic. Otherwise inventoried complete including all other parts, decals and instructions.

Aurora Russian Mig-19, 1/48, 66-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Mint

$185   

Very rare model in incredible, investment-grade 'Mint' box condition. The original owner very carefully opened the model but left the shrink wrap protecting the box top and four sides. It is in remarkable condition; there is no more wear than it left the assembly line with. Dated 1958 with fantastic Jo Kotula artwork; however the lack of 'Famous Fighters' in the oval boarder logo means that it is closer to the early 1960s. The model inside is molded in a wonderful gloss dark green and clear. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Instructions and decals are 'near mint' with slight yellowing as the only significant flaw.

Revell Dornier Do-335 Arrow - Prototype V-10 or A-6 Nightfighter, H96

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

$26   

Still factory sealed but the seal has a split. This 1978 issue builds either two seat day or two seat night fighter versions and features optional position landing gear, radar antennas, clear canopies, rotating propellers and wheels, flame dampers on the exhaust and decals for either aircraft listed.

Revell V-2 Rocket with Trailer/Launcher and Cut-Away Interior Details, 1/54, 00010

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$54   

2008 Revell of Germany release. From the original molds of this popular and detailed 1960 kit. Has many operational features. Missile has removable panel with full interior featuring fuel tanks, rocket engine, guidance pack, side structure detail and more. Includes launcher and working transport trailer/erector and ground crew. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.