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Hawk De Havilland Comet IV with Interior and Ground Support, 1/153, 507-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++++

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Rare. Fuselage has a flip-up panel to show full interior with all seats, bulkheads and even passengers. Also features fuel truck, air conditioner truck and airport transport bus. 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.

Matchbox HMS Ariadine Minelayer (Abdiel Class), 1/700, PK-61

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Still factory sealed. Waterline kit molded in two colors with very good detail. Includes color painting guide.

Revell A-3B Skywarrior Jet Commando Issue, 1/84, H256-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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1967 issue. This is a reissue of the original "S" kit. Features folding wings and tail, optional position landing gear and speed brakes, escape hatch, three crew figures and refueling probe. The model has never been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or have been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Frog HMS Undine Type 15 ASW Frigate - Bagged, 1/500, F126F

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Still in the factory sealed bag with color header. Very nicely molded like most all Frog kits. Includes decals and full color painting guide.

Aurora The Hunchback of Notre Dame ' Glow in the Dark' Issue, 481, 481

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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1972 issue. Still factory sealed. From the original molds. Features glow in the dark parts.

Aurora US Army 155mm 'Long Tom' Artillery Cannon, 1/48, 308

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

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Very rare factory sealed kit for the advanced Aurora collector. The model came from the first owner of the kit who bought it new. In those days, Aurora sealed kits with two very thin strips of tape on the box top sides extending to the bottom of the box. This box still has those two tape seals intact. The box condition is very good with like new color and gloss and no price tags. The top of the box grades much higher than 'VG', but one long side has wear, which brought down the box grade. This is the first issue of this classic kit. Note the oval sunburst logo with 'Famous Fighters' in the boarder. Dates from about 1957/59. Well detailed for it's time with 96 parts. Has many action features including movable wheels, breech, recoil mechanism, limber and gun trails.

Lindberg US Navy Tanker (Fleet Oilier AO-47 USS Neches - Mattaponi Class), 1/520, 750-49

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. Rare kit from the late 1950s. Fantastic Ray Gaedke artwork. Smaller scale but very nicely detailed kit of the famous and very active WWII Fleet oilier.

Revell SS Brasil (Brazil) Moore-McCormack's Famous Luxury Ocean Liner 'S' Kit, 1/400, H346-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Very rare early "S" kit. First issue dated 1957. Exceptional condition inside and out. Model features detailed deck fittings, lifeboat, davits, outside stabilizers, movable cargo booms, swimming pools, flag sheet and display stand. Never started. Factory sealed bag or 100% inventoried with all parts/decals and instructions present.

Hudson Miniatures 1913 Mercer Raceabout Lil' Old Timers 'Quickie Kit', 1/32

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Rare. When the Gowland/Revell 'Highway Pioneers' burst upon the hobby scene in 1951, they started a hobby revolution. Plastic model kits were not new in 1951, but successful mass marketing of plastic kits was new. The sensation swept the country, and Gowland & Revell could not make the kits fast enough. The fact that the public was buying these models shocked the successful hobby establishment. One such manufacture was Hudson Miniatures. In the 1940s, Hudson had established a name in making 1/16 scale 'Old Timer' models of automobiles. These were excellent kits with wood and metal parts, but a high degree of skill was required to carve and finish the wood parts. In the late 1940s, they added some injection molded plastic parts (usually acetate wheels) to the series but did not consider a completely plastic kit. When Hudson saw what was happening with the Highway Pioneers, he began to design his own 1/32 scale line called 'Lil Old Timers', which hit the stores in 1954. An early paper fold-out catalog shows 18 models including some real gems like the 1910 International Harvester Passenger Car, 1911 Brush Delivery Truck and 1906 Columbia Electric Car just to name a few. The line was bought by Revell a short time after it's release, and Revell did reissue some (but not all) of the kits. As you would expect from Hudson, this is a nice kit with excellent moldings and detail for the time. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

AMT Bell-Boeing SV-22 Osprey, 1/72, 8810

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Well detailed and molded with fine recessed panel lines, US Army, Navy or Air Force decals, detailed cockpit, external weapons load and optional position cargo loading door. Engines and propellers rotate. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell Atomic Space Explorer Solaris (Helios), 1/156, H1851-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+++

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1968 reissue of the Helios kit from 1959. Rare 'near future' space model of a proposed nuclear powered lunar landing craft from 1959. The model was designed by Krafft A. Ehricke of Convair Astronautics Division, who also designed the Revell Space Shuttlecraft and some of the famous Strombecker Space kits. All phases of the flight can be recreated with the model; twisting the nose cone actually lowers the landing gear and power cables. Includes retractable landing gear, movable control surfaces, removable control capsule on first stage, gondola power cables that reel in and out, detailed living quarters with removable viewing panel, launch platform and 5 crew. Correctly molded in three colors: silver, dark blue and white. Never started. Missing one crew member. Otherwise 100% inventoried complete with all other parts/decals and instructions present.

AHM Spirit of St. Louis - Ryan NYP, 1/87, SK-5

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM++

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HO scale kit. Very nicely molded and detailed with full color decals, movable control surfaces, colorful decals and full color painting guide. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Revell Douglas AD-6 Skyraider (AH-1) Navy Attack Aircraft 'S' Kit, 1/40, H269-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+++

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1959 original "S" issue. The excellent box is as new with brilliant color and gloss and has no repairs, splits or tape tears. The original factory marks (yellowing) from the tape is on the long sides. The box states "So Realistic It Does Everything But Fly!". Full of action features; Wings fold, dive brakes operate, arresting hook moves, canopy slides to show full cockpit, landing gear retracts and cowling comes off to show fully detailed engine. The most interesting thing is that the landing gear retracts and extends with a very complicated gear system that is operated from a central point. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Construct-A-Plane Construct-A-Ship Battleship USS Texas Wooden Ship Model

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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1930s solid wood ship model kit. This is not a scale model for building but a rare collectors kit. The model includes full size plane of a stylized USS Texas (not scale), hull balsa, printed balsa for the other parts, other miscellaneous required wood and bamboo, sandpaper, a corked, glass vial of glue and paint. Never started and complete.

Scientific USS Constitution 'Old Ironsides' 12 Inches Long with Sails, 187

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Very nicely done and unique small scale kit. Measures 12 inches long when assembled. The one-piece hull is completely preformed of a hard plastic and ready to paint. The decks, masts, yards, display stand and other details are wood. The fittings (cannon, lifeboats, etc) are cast white metal. The sails are cloth. Comes with full sized plans and rigging instructions as well and standing and running rigging material, metal name plate and colorful markings. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

ESCI Mirage F1 (F-1) Tiger Meet and Support Group, 1/48, 4080

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very rare and long out of production. Contains nicely detailed F-1 kit in 1/48 scale and all ground equipment shown also in 1/48 scale. Never started. Still sealed inside the factory bags. Includes decals and instructions.

Hawk Convair Dart XF-92A, 1/70, 605-50

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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1960s hardbox issue with classic Bill Campbell artwork. Nicely molded kit with good fit and all recessed panel lines. Never started. 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions.

Tamiya M4-A3-E8 (M-4) Sherman Tank, 1/35, MT118A

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very highly detailed kit with numerous operating features. 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.

Tamiya British Mk II Matilda, 1/35, MM124-500

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Very highly detailed and beautifully molded armor kit. The model as never been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or have been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Premier F-86E Sabrejet, 1/49, 301-49

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Rare. Premier issued it's kit line in the mid 1950s at the start of the plastic kit craze. Production was discontinued shortly afterwards. Molded in a high gloss dark salmon pink and clear. Includes display stand. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions in excellent condition.