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Hasegawa Aichi E13A1 a/b Type-Zero 'Jake' - Prototype - Service or E13A1a, 1/72, JS-056-300

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Kit includes paint guide and decals to make the Prototype (orange overall), a light gray service version or the green E12A1a or b variants. Very nicely detailed kit featuring very fine raised panel lines and recessed control surface lines, crew of three, good cockpit and engine detail and optional position engine cowl to display the engine. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Hasegawa Heinkel He-51B-2 (or A-1) Land or Float Plane - Luftwaffe or Civil Sport Plane, 1/72, JS-052-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Nicely done kit from the 1970s. Features optional parts for wheeled aircraft or floats as shown on the box artwork. Decals are for Luftwaffe or civil D-IJAY. Never started. Sealed factory bags with decals and instructions.

Merlin Models Curtiss-Wright CW-21 Lightweight Fighter - All Metal Kit, 1/72, WM2

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very nicely detailed and molded all metal kit. Never started and complete with instructions.

Hobby-Time Northrop Scorpion F-89 Prototype Solid Wood Model Airplane, 1/72, 282

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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1950s solid wood kit. Includes plastic stand/stand arm, vac clear canopy, plastic wheels, fuselage cut about 80%, printwood and balsa stock, color decals, sandpaper and full sized plans. 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.

Hasegawa General Dynamics F-106 A Delta Dart, 1/72, 1054

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. Late 1970s issue. Excellent and well detailed kit. Has unique and colorful 'Spirit of 76' decals.

Revell CV-62 USS Independence Aircraft Carrier, 1/542, H359-400

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Poor

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Highly detailed kit. Early issue from the 1960s in the hardbox. Molded with gloss medium grey hull and details and blue flight deck/elevators. Large decal sheet including aircraft markings. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Box is heavily worn but kit is mint and unassembled.

Aoshima Nakajima Saiun C6N1 'Myrt' Navy Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1/72, 3

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Older issue for the Japanese market from Aoshima. Features rotating propeller, retractable landing gear and folding wings. This kit has not been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

MPM Mitsubishi Ki-21 Sally with Canopy Masks by Eduard, 1/72, 72511

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. Fantastic model. All recessed panel lines and cleanly molded. Many high-definition resin parts including full cockpit and interior parts. Includes all injection molded clear parts and Eduard Express Masks.

SMER Fiat CR-42 Falco Swedish Air Force Decals, 1/40, 124

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Large scale kit. With Swedish markings. Never started. Factory sealed bag or 100% inventoried with all parts/decals and instructions present.

Aero Master P-47N Last of the Breed Pt 1 1/48 Decals, 1/48, 48-356

Cardstock Paper Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Unused decals in mint condition.

Revell 1893 Duryea Highway Pioneers - US Antique Series, 1/32, H61-69

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

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1954 'US Antique' series issue molded in black acetate plastic. This kit has never been started. It has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. This is from the issues produced with Gowland & Gowland as it carrier their 'balloon' logo only on the box top. Not long after this, the Gowland logo would disappear completely, leaving only the Revell logo. It is also worth noting that this is one of the first non-generic Highway Pioneers boxes. Earlier boxes were all the same, with the kit number and car stamped on the side, usually with a red or black rubber stamp. This box is completely dedicated to the Duryea kit, and even has advertisements for the early Revell 1954 ship and aircraft kits on the long sides. Before the 1950s 'model building' never made the top 10 list of boy's activities. Hobbies were nothing new to America in the 1930s/40s, but they were not mainstream. Shortly after the turn of the century, many dedicated modelers built flying or static airplanes, ship, train, automotive or other subjects. Basic kits existed, but the majority of these models were built from scratch, which demanded a high talent level developed from years of experience. That changed in the early 1950s. The phenomenon of the Revell/Gowland & Gowland 'Highway Pioneers' car kits was a significant force in proving that model building as a hobby could have mass appeal, provided that the kits were easy enough to build and finish. These 1/32 scale vehicles could be built in an hour after dinner and looked much like the real car. The Highway Pioneers series lead to the production of other subjects in plastic and the effect was revolutionary. By the early 1960s, model building was the #1 past time of American boys.

Monogram 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda (Barracuda) with 1970 Conversion, 1/24, 2292

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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1982 issue. Model builds a 1971 Cuda. Also includes a 1970 resin conversion kit with a recessed grill and hood vents. The conversion grill has single headlights on each side and a vertical split bar in the middle. The model and the conversion kit have never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

AMT M60A1 (M-60) Patton Tank, 1/72, 8638

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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High quality tank kit from ESCI molds. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Airfix A.W. Seahawk Bagged, 1/72, 103

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+++

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1960s issue bagged kit with header and type three logo. Factory sealed.

Airfix Messerschmitt ME262a - Bagged, 1/72, 110

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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1950s issue early logo bagged kit with header. Has been opened as staples are not aligned with holes. The header is in excellent condition. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Heller Caudron C635 Simoun - Advanced French Light Aircraft from the 1930s, 1/72, 165

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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This highly advanced aircraft first appeared at the XIV Paris Airshow in 1934 . It was used successfully for many record attempts, and was pressed into service for WWII also. Has markings for two aircraft. Late 1950s/early 1960s 'L' style kit issue with full box art and yellow logo panels. Very nicely molded with recessed control surfaces and fine raised panel lines. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Heller Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk - 75th Sq RAAF Port Moresby 1942, 1/72, 266

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Very nicely molded with recessed control surfaces and fine raised panel lines. 1960s/70s Heller issue with 'Black Box' design that has black background on the box top and all 4 sides. Includes markings for the aircraft on the box art. This kit has not been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Frog Handley Page Hampden, 1/99, 397P

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Rare non-1/72 scale Frog aircraft kit from the 1950s. Wonderful box artwork. Finely molded with all recessed panel lines. Includes clear stand and glue capsule. 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.

PL Lublin R-XIIID, 1/72

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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Nicely molded kit with good detail. 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.

Airflow Yakovlev UT-1 (AIR-14), 1/72

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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High quality resin kit with instructions. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.