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Lindberg Air Force Tank Destroyer P-47 Thunderbolt Motorized, 1/48, 303M-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$125   

1950 hardbox issue in investment-grade 'near mint' condition. First Motorized release has classic Ray Gaedke hardbox artwork. Molded in dark olive drab and clear and includes a large decal sheet for the box art aircraft including the nose checkerboards and all invasion stripes. Never started. The motor is still in the factory sealed bag; the other parts were never sealed and have been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. 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.

Monogram Jet Helicopter Army HU-1A Iroquois - (UH-1 Huey) - Four Star Issue, 1/48, PA50-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$85   

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First issue hardbox dated 1959 that is very well detailed for that time. Features rotating main and tail rotors, full interior, optional position cabin doors, pilot figure, 2 stretchers and bearers. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell A3D Skywarrior - (A-3) - S Issue, 1/84, H241-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM-

$125   

First issue dated 1956 with the incredible artwork that has made these kits so famous and valuable. The box is in amazing "Near Mint-" condition with perfect color and gloss. The only things keeping it from being mint are a tiny crease at the lower left (not even visible in the photo) and short, closed tears on the long box sides at the factory sealing tape. Features folding wings and horizontal stabilizer, rotating and elevating rear gun turret, optional position landing gear, speed brakes & escape hatch, three crew figures and more. Includes the famous clear Revell 'Globe' stand. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Instructions and decals are in 'excellent++' condition also with very light yellowing as the only flaw.

Revell H-16 Piasecki Transporter - S Issue, 1/96, H223-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$125   

Fresh from a long-closed hobby shop. 1955 first issue in amazing, investment-grade 'Near Mint' condition. The box has like-new color and gloss, four solid corners, no tears or rips, no missing litho, no tape or tag marks (except the factory sealing tape of course), fading and no creases. The only flaw is very light wear, mainly at the upper left corner. Features working rotors, detailed rotor heads, detailed cockpit and pilot figure, opening rear drive-on cargo door and more. Molded in gloss silver and clear and includes the famous 'Revelving' Swivel Base molded in clear. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all pieces present. Includes decals and instructions in 'excellent' condition.

Revell Yak-25 Flashlight - S Issue, 1/50, H296-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM-

$169   

1958 'S' issue with incredible box art in 'near mint-' condition. Color and gloss are like new. All four corners are solid and there are no repairs, no price tags, fading or even wrinkles & creases. The only flaws are very light and isolated shelf wear and a 1/2" closed tear on the upper left side (at the factory sealing tape). This model is well detailed and molded for that time and features incredibly fine all-recessed panel lines and rivets, moving wing flaps, ailerons, elevators and rudder, detailed landing gear, optional opened or closed speed brakes with well detail, a full crew as well as a guard figure. Molded in the correct gloss silver and clear. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions, which are both in 'excellent' condition.

Revell Lockheed Electra American Air Lines - S Issue, 1/115, H255-129

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$245   

Rare 1957 'S' issue with the famous box art. In the 1960s these molds were modified to make the P-3C Orion, making a reissue of this kit impossible. Please see the article about the mold conversion on this on this website. Features optional position cabin doors, rotating props, optional position landing gear, large colorful decal sheet and famous Revell 'Globe' clear swivel-base stand. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. Please NOTE that the box displayed as 'Near Mint' but is only as 'excellent' because there is a 1"x1" area of impact damage on the lower long side, at the far lower right.

Revell Nike Hercules Missile - 'S' Issue, 1/40, H1804-149

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$165   

Original 1958 dated 'S' issue hardbox with dramatic box art. Not the common reissue. The box is in amazing investment-grade 'Near Mint' condition with exceptional as-new color and gloss, four solid corners, no tape or tape marks (with the exception of the factory sealing tape), no fading, rips or tears. Flaws include very light wear and the original price tag (from 'KINGS' department store for $1.22) on the left short side panel. This model has many action features - the removable missiles has a separating booster stage, an operating launcher, three man crew and more. Molded in the correct white and olive drab plastic. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Revell Sherman M4 Black Magic Tank 'S' Issue - (M-4), 1/40, H522-149

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$179   

Rare 'S' first issue with classic box art. Features movable track and suspensions, opening hatches, elevating gun and rotating turret. Includes tank commander soldiers 'Set For Action'. Never started. The small parts are still in the clear factory sealed bag. The few larger parts that were never sealed have been inventoried complete. Includes decals and instructions. NOTE: the rectangular coupon on the instructions has been adult-cut out and is missing.

Revell Sikorsky S-55 Helicopter USAF - Pre 'S' Issue, 1/48, H214-89

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$155   

Rare first issue from 1955 in the Pre-S box. The box is in near mint condition with boxart by Richard Kishady. Color and gloss is like new. All four corners are solid and there are no tape or tags or marks. Kit features detailed cockpit and two pilots, rotating main and tail rotors, detailed engine and optional position clam-shell nose doors. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: two parts (one pilot and one #6 control link) are silver and not olive drab like all the other parts. These two pieces are from a later issue of this kit.

Revell Sopwith Camel 'S' Issue, 1/28, H197-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$74   

1957 'S' first issue with classic box art. Large 1/28 scale kit is nicely molded and detailed for that time featuring a complete rotary engine that moves with the prop, authentic fine fabric texture finish over ribs, complete cockpit with movable control stick and rudder bar, removable cowling, pilot and crew figures, rigging material, complete rigging instructions and more. The kit has never been started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing one part, the flat clear windscreen. Otherwise includes all other parts, decals and instructions.

Tamiya King Tiger Sd.Kfz.182 Tiger II Panzer Kampfwagen VI Motorized And Remote Control, 1/35, MT246

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$249   

Very rare, and even rarer in this condition. This is the dual-motor, hand-held remote control version of the Tamiya Tiger II. The box has great color and gloss, four solid corners and general light wear as the only flaws. It features excellent detail and mold quality, a factory assembled all-metal gear box with dual electric motor drive for realistic differential steering control, all hardware, a factory wired/soldered switch, hand-held remote and working treads that are still intact and flexible. The kit has never been started. Many parts are still sealed in the clear factory bags; the ones that are not sealed have been inventoried complete. Includes decals and instructions. With full color painting guide in 'very good' condition and 'near mint' instructions. The decals are still factory sealed and are in 'excellent+ condition. Please note, this kit must be shipped insured.

Tamiya Kawasaki Ki-61-2 Hien Tony Motorized, 1/50, 6

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$56   

Very early Tamiya kit from 1964 with a high-gloss box top and very collectible artwork. Features all very fine raised panel lines, working flaps and elevators, retractable landing gear, optional drop tank, retractable landing gear, three piece canopy, detailed wing guns with removable inspection panels and more. The kit is engineered to be motorized and includes all hardware to do so, but Tamiya did not include the motor with the model. Has decals for two aircraft. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Glencoe BB-3 USS Oregon Battleship - (Indiana Class) - With Decals for USS Indiana (BB-1) / USS Massachusetts (BB-2), 1/225, 08301

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$89   

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From ex-ITC molds originally dating from about 1959/1960. Stirring Jack Leynnwood box art shows the ship at Santiago de Cuba, 1898, with the 13" guns blazing. Large-scale, older model that was detailed for that time. Never started. The small parts are still in the factory sealed clear bag; the one sprue that was not factory sealed has been inventoried complete. With decals and instructions. The USS Oregon had a famous career in the Spanish American War.

Monogram Convair B-36 Peacemaker, 1/72, 5703

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$149   

1980 first issue with excellent mold quality. Very highly detailed and large kit. Features fully detailed cockpit, nose compartment and landing gear, crew of four, optional position bomb bay doors with 80 bombs, optional electronic fairings, rotating props, moving tail turret and optional position landing gear. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The few parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

AMT Northrop X/YB-35 Flying Wing - (B35), 1/72, 8615

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$59   

Still factory sealed. Builds either version of Jack Northrop's famous flying wing bomber. Large and nicely detailed.

Tauro Model Sturmpanzerwagen A7V - World War I Tank Kit with Full Interior, 1/35, 101

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$64   

Beautifully molded large scale kit with 450 parts. Features very highly detailed complete interior, separate treads with metal link pins, real working metal sprung suspension and more. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

UPC Type 10 Torpedo Bomber - Mitsubishi 1MT1N Triplane Carrier Based Aircraft, 1/50, 5066

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$129   

From ex-Marusan molds. Early large-scale model of the world's only operational aircraft carrier based torpedo triplane. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. UPC stood for Universal Powermaster Corporation which was based out of New York City, NY. UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufacturers and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Scott Eidon, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. All UPC production ended in the 1970s.

ESCI German Horse Drawn Supply Wagon, 1/35, 5010

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$34   

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Still factory sealed. With all our knowledge of Blitzkrieg, it is important to remember that most basic World War II German resupply and movement relied with the traditional horse and wagon. The kit features a detailed wagon, two crew, horses and a fair amount of cargo and accessories such as wooden crates, drums, etc.

Accurate Miniatures B-25B Mitchell - Doolittle Raiders USS Hornet April 18 1942, 1/48, 3430

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$68   

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Very well detailed with all fine recessed panel lines, almost 200 parts and a complete interior and bomb bay. Includes decals for 16 different aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Hasegawa Nakajima Ki-43 I Hayabusa Oscar Motorized - 64th Flight Regiment Maj. Tateo Kato Spring 1942 Burma / 1st Flight Regiment Commander Maj. Kinshiro Takeda October 1942, 1/48, SP244

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$42   

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Rare motorized issue is dated 2001. Well molded and detailed featuring 80 pieces, all fine recessed panel lines, excellent cockpit, two piece canopy, detailed gear wells, complete twin row engine, optional position trail edge wing flaps, wing bomb load and more. With decals for the two aircraft listed. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.