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Yeoman Gloster Gladiator - 15 inch Wingspan Balsa Prefabricated Flying Model

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Yeoman kits were produced by A.A. Hales, Ltd of Potters Bar, Middlesex, Great Britain. Yeoman made prefabricated flying aircraft and stick and tissue gliders or rubber powered aircraft; there are other products that I am likely not aware of. This kit comes with all quality balsa die cut parts that are fully preprinted in red, plastic propeller and wheels, rubber motor, detailed step by step instructions and more. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

Yeoman De Havilland Tiger Moth - 15 inch Wingspan Prefabricated Rubber Powered Flying Airplane

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Yeoman kits were produced by A.A. Hales, Ltd of Potters Bar, Middlesex, Great Britain. Yeoman made prefabricated flying aircraft and stick and tissue gliders or rubber powered aircraft; there are other products that I am likely not aware of. This kit comes with all quality balsa die cut parts that are fully preprinted in orange, plastic propeller and wheels, rubber motor, detailed step by step instructions and more. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

Yeoman Hawker Fury - 15 inch Wingspan Balsa Prefabricated Flying Model

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Yeoman kits were produced by A.A. Hales, Ltd of Potters Bar, Middlesex, Great Britain. Yeoman made prefabricated flying aircraft and stick and tissue gliders or rubber powered aircraft; there are other products that I am likely not aware of. This kit comes with all quality balsa die cut parts that are preprinted with the design shown, plastic propeller and wheels, rubber motor, detailed step by step instructions and more. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

Aurora Lockheed F-90 1st Brooklyn Issue, 1/48, 33

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

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In the early 1950s Aurora was making children's toys. Since they were always looking for new avenues of business, the three founders were interested in the new fad of 'plastic models'. They were shown the Hawk F-90 and F9F kits in 1/48, and the rest is history. Aurora copied the F9F and F-90 to issue their very first plastic kits. The boxes were two color one-piece flip top boxes of very thin cardboard; the damaged so easily that the kits were immediately reissued in the more familiar 'hardbox' of a litho slick glued to heavy cardboard. This kit is a 100% original issue. The model is molded in the correct high-gloss medium grey with a clear square "Brooklyn" stand, stand arm and canopy. The model does not rivet detail, nor was it molded with landing gear or missiles. The entire kit is 15 parts including the stand and stand arm. The instructions are the correct early small Brooklyn version with some minor bug damage on the right edge. Decals are correctly marked "The Tatem Company" and are in excellent condition with only a minor curl and very little yellow. The box is intact but has certainly seen better days. As is typical with this issue, there are tears, creases and edge wear as shown. The box has been internally reinforced to prevent further decay, but it still must be handled with care. In summary, a 100% correct, never started and complete kit for the advanced collector of Aurora or military aircraft models.

Esoteric Grumman FF-1 / SF-1 / G-23 Goblin, 1/72, NAF-22

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

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The FF-1 was not only Grummans first fighter, but was the first production fighter with retractable gear, all metal construction and fully enclosed cockpit. Twenty seven were produced, and this aircraft led to the famous line of Grumman Biplanes and Monoplanes...F3F, F4F, F6F, etc. Very high quality vac kit. Includes full interior, many cast metal detail parts, aero-shaped struts and full decals. Still factory sealed.

Revell The Thermopylae Clipper Ship with Sails - 3 Feet Long, 1/96, H390

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Early issue dated 1971 of the Cutty Sark's famous competitor. Beautiful box art painting by John Steele. It includes the hull molded in green and other parts molded in light gray, brown and tan. Highly detailed large kit. Measures 36 inches long when built. Has complete running and standing rigging instructions; can be built with sails or without. Includes preformed ratlines, all rigging material and instructions, flags and decals. Never started. All parts in still in factory sealed bags.

Revell Pedro Nunes 19th Century Portuguese Naval Ship (ex-Clipper Thermopylae), 1/96, H399-1200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair-

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Rare Portuguese Navy training vessel from the late 1890s. When the age of steam made sailing ships less desirable, the famous Thermopylae (known for her races with the Cutty Sark) was sold to the Portuguese Navy and modified to became the Pedro Nunes. Factory copper painted hull. The parts still sealed in bags. Complete with all bags, ratlines, rigging instructions and assembly instructions. NOTE: instructions have insect damage.

Revell CSS Alabama Civil War Raider with Sails, 1/96, H392

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Very rare Revell of Germany issue with full instructions in English and German. Large and highly detailed kit. Measures 33 inches long when built. Features pre-formed billowing sails, preformed ratlines, chain and cord for running and standing rigging, 20 crew members, detailed armament, operating propeller hoist and detailed deck fittings. The kit is molded in wood, ivory, tan and mahogany. Also includes complete step by step assembly instructions and full rigging instructions/diagrams. The model has never been started. All parts are still factory sealed. The sails are in excellent condition.

Monogram 1955 Cadillac Convertible, 1/20, P4-295

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very rare early kit and the first issue. The 1955 Caddy was Monogram's 3rd car kit; the Midget and Hot Rod were first and second. Unusual Acetate Plastic. Box is excellent with shelf wear scuffs as shown. Inside, all original cardboard packing is complete and the small parts are still sealed in the original factory cello bag. This model was issued in several different colors; this one is red. Never started and inventoried 100% complete with all parts and mint instructions.

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

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

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This model is the zenith of the ITC Design and Engineering Team, and maybe of all operational plastic model kits. This kit is not only rare but is considered the most complicated operating model ever produced. The large 24.75 inch long model sails from the power of a large electric motor driving twin geared propellers. It changes direction, 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 it's 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 is unusual in that it did not have the common 'Seen on TV Maverick' sticker on the box top. Inside, the kit is in mint condition. All plastic parts except the main hull 1/2s are still sealed in the factory bags (the hull halves were never sealed). The blue display cardboard is all complete and in excellent condition. The plastic parts bags are still factory stapled to the Instructions and stickers are near mint and still white. NOTE: The box is only fair. The very top of the box displays VG++, but one side corner is missing a 2 inch section; another side corner is missing a 4 inch section.

Frog HMS Torquay Anti-Submarine Frigate - Bagged, 1/500, F125F

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

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Bagged kit with header - still factory sealed. Nicely detailed full hull model with the color painting guide on the back of the header.

12 Squared McDonnell XF-85 Goblin and Ground Dolly - Bagged, 1/72, 2-14

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

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Limited issue injection molded kit with aircraft and ground dolly. Never used. Missing decals. Otherwise complete with all parts and instructions.

Rareplane Grumman XF5F-1 Skyrocket with Metal Details and Decals - (XF5F1), 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

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Very high quality vacuform kit with moldings equal to or better than many injection molded models. Features very fine detail, complete cockpit, clear canopies and instructions/plans. Includes several cast metal parts and decals. Never started. Factory bag is still sealed. Significant modeling skill is required to build vacuform kit. Not recommended for beginners.

Falcon Clear-Vax Upgrade Canopies Barracuda/Skua/Gannet/Firefly/Fulmar/Sea Venom/Sea Hawk/Seafox/Attacker/Wyvern/Sea Fury2x/Sea Vixen/Buccaneer/Walrus, 1/72, 19

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Replace the thick and unrealistic clear parts in your kit with these crystal clear canopy sets for the aircraft listed.

Falcon Clear-Vax Upgrade Canopies G-50/MC-205/Z.1007 Bis/Br-20M/Ca.311-313/Re-2000/FN-305/Ba-88/Ro-37/Re-2005, 1/72, 10

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Replace the thick and unrealistic clear parts in your kit with these crystal clear canopy sets for the aircraft listed.

Falcon Clear-Vax Upgrade Canopies MC-202/G-50/MC-200/MC-205/Z.1007 Bis/Br-20M/Ca.311-313/Re-2000/FN-305/Ba-88/Ro-37/Re-2005, 1/72, 20

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Replace the thick and unrealistic clear parts in your kit with these crystal clear canopy sets for the aircraft listed.

Falcon Clear-Vax Upgrade Canopies Bf-109G 2x/Bf-109G Erla 2x/He-162/Do-217/Ju-188/He-219A-2 A-7/Bf-110 C/D/E/Ju-88C/G/Hs-126, 1/72, 15

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Replace the thick and unrealistic clear parts in your kit with these crystal clear canopy sets for the aircraft listed.

Renwal Major Lanoe Hawker's De Havilland DH-2 (DH.2) with Aeroskin, 1/48, 281-149

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM-

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Still factory sealed. This is one of Renewal's famous Aeroskin kits, and a rare large one in 1/48. Features markings for the aircraft of the famous Lanoe Hawker. The model has an injection molded inner structure of ribs and stringers like a real aircraft, then the modeler covers it with provided authentic pre-colored Aeroskin fabric. There is no painting needed as elaborate finishes are printed directly on the Aeroskin covering. This results a very realistic and colorful model.

Revell Huey Cobra AH-1, 1/32, 4415

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM-

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Still factory sealed. Dated 1981. Well detailed kit with 18 inch rotor span, full Lycoming T53 engine and removable cowl, full interior and two pilots, moving gun turret and underwing stores.

Sterling USS Kearsarge, 1/73, D3

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+++

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Very large 1/73 scale kit and highly detailed. Measures 32.75 inches long when assembled. This is an excellent wooden kit. The hardwood hull is 90% precarved and there are dozens of metal and pre-cut wooden fittings as well as tapered masts and spars. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.