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DML Focke-Wulf FW-190D-9 Masters Series - JG6 Major Gerhard Barkhorn / JV44 Hauptmann Waldemar Wubke - (FW190D9), 1/48, 5503

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$32   

From 1991. Very highly detailed kit. Finely molded with all fine recessed panel lines. Highly detailed cockpit, optional position canopy, detailed gear wells, drop tank or bomb load and more. Also includes two frets of photoetched parts and decals for both aircraft. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including decals and instructions.

Lindberg North American F-86 Sabre Jet, 1/48, 505-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$55   

Early issue with the circular logo on 2 sides and the yellow rectangular 'Lindberg Line' logo on top. Early dramatic Ray Gaedke box artwork. Never started. 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.

Revell Douglas DC-9 - Lodela Issue, 1/120, H247

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$55   

Revell-Lodela one-piece box issue of the original 'short' DC-9. The kit has never been started. NOTE: the Delta decals are missing. Revell SAS and Airfix KLM decals are present only. Internal factory sealed bag including and instructions.

Aurora Bell AH-1G Huey Cobra - Assault Helicopter, 1/72, 501

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$69   

Still factory sealed. Big 'A' logo issue dated 1972. Likely the third issue of this kit. In the late 1960s Aurora realized that the older molds were out of date and modelers were demanding more realism. They made a new set of molds for ships, airplanes and helicopters. These were significant improvements as the new molds were on par with current offerings. This Cobra kit is one of the improved new mold kits. Features full cockpit, pilot and copilot figures, rotating main and rear rotors and optional weapons load - miniguns or rocket pods.

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

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$44   

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. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including instructions. The Mercer was perhaps the most famous sports car of it's day, and it can be successfully argued that it was America's first sports car. The 30 horsepower 'T' head 4 cylinder engine sped it along at over 80 miles per hour. A 1914 Mercer clocked 112 mph at Daytona Beach - no mean feat for that age.

Airfix Vertol 107-II / CH-46 Sea Knight - Swedish Navy (HKP4), 1/72, 02015-8

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$24   

Fourth logo issue. Features moving rotor blades, full cockpit and bulkhead, opening rear cargo doors and optional position side doors. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Tamiya British Army Saladin MkII Armored Car - Motorized, 1/35, 3008

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$75   

Very nicely detailed kit that is fully motorized. Includes electric motor and full gear box, tan injection molded parts, real rubber tires and decals for several units. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including decals and instructions.

Frog Avenger (TBF) Mk.II - Fleet Air Arm 857 Sqn HMS Indomitable or 857 Sqn Macrihanish, 1/72, F244

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+++

$24   

Still in the factory seal. Very nicely molded kit with decals for both aircraft. Like most Frog kits, this models has very fine panel line detail and no rivets - so it builds into a very realistic model. Includes decals and color paint guide for both aircraft.

Airfix Messerschmitt Me-109G - (Bf-109) Craftmaster Issue, 1/72, 4-39

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$24   

Craftmaster issue with colorful box art. This is the 'black side' issue. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Airfix Hawker Typhoon - Craftmaster Issue, 1/72, 10-39

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-

$22   

Very colorful and interesting Craftmaster artwork issue. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Airfix Douglas SBD-3 or SBD-5 Dauntless, 1/72, 02022-6

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$26   

Type four logo with exceptional artwork of SBDs under fire. Has parts and decals to make -3 or -5 versions. Well molded kit features full interior with crew, optional position canopy, pivoting rear gun, working arresting hood and center line and wing bomb loads. Decals are for high-vis markings (red dot in the stars and bars) and later wartime markings. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

MPC Sea Harrier FRS.1 - 'Air Combat Hero of the Falkland Island', 1/48, 1-4410

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$22   

Large 1/48 scale kit. Features detailed cockpit, pilot, positionable thrust nozzles, two piece canopy, optional position speed brake and a loadout of drop tanks, SAMs and AAM. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Monogram Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet - Pan Am Airlines (ex-Aurora Modified Molds), 1/156, 5412

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$49   

1978 issue after Monogram bought Aurora's molds. Monogram only reissued the best and most commercially viable models. The Jumbo fell into that category but only after Monogram highly modified it for accuracy. The result is one of the better early 747-100 kits kit in (very near) 1/144 scale. First, Monogram did a massive fix on the fuselage where the wing mates to it. This may have resulted in a completely new mold for the fuselage! They made the fuselage smooth - no windows. Next were added very, very fine raised panel lines to all surfaces, some recessed panel lines (like leading edge slats) and also added flap hinge covers (fairings) to the lower wings. Contains greatly improved, full, excellent Pan Am and window decals. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram Grumman F4F Wildcat - Action Model Four Star Issue, 1/48, PA66-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

$55   

Original issue hardbox dated 1961. his model is part of a very popular and successful line of 1/48 World War II kits that Monogram issued through the 1960s. Features folding wings, optional position landing gear, under-wing tanks, rotating prop and wheels and pilot + one ground crew. Molded in correct gloss blue, black and clear. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

StromBecker American Airlines Convair Flagship - 10 Inch Wingspan Solid Wood Kit, C-38

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

$110   

Highly prefabricated kit made from Solid Western Pine - not balsa wood. Makes a very impressive display model when built. Includes precut and shaped fuselage, wings, elevators, rudder and nacelles, a bag of sealed detail parts including propellers, wheels, etc, envelopes of wood filler and glue, sandpaper, detailed instructions and drawings with aircraft history and a large, colorful American Airlines decal sheet. Never started. 100% complete with all parts and plans. NOTE: the box is only fair. The ends are heavily taped and the tape extends onto the box top and bottom. It is graded 'fair', not collectible but an ideal builder as the parts and paperwork are all in very good condition. Before plastic kits were introduced, Strombecker was famous as the premier hardwood preshaped model manufacture. In the 1940s and 1950s, Strombecker kits were flawlessly engineered but not inexpensive. All wooden parts are hardwood and are precarved to shape - usually only a quick sanding would finish them.

Airfix HMS Belfast Heavy Cruiser, 1/600, 04212

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$22   

Full hull kit from the 1970s. If you have seen this model, you know that it is incredibly well detailed and finely molded for that time. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete including instructions.

Matchbox SH-2F Seasprite - HSL-37 USS Rathburne Pacific Fleet 1979 or HSL-32 Detachment 5 Assigned to USS Vladez Atlantic Fleet December 1980, 1/48, PK-653

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$39   

Dated 1981. Rare large-scale early issue with the best mold quality. Nicely detailed kit for that time and later re-released by Revell. Includes decals for both helicopters. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Vac Wings Yakovlev Yak-36 Forger - Bagged, 1/48, VW4811

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$66   

Rare, large 1/48 scale Forger. Very nicely molded vac kit with fine, recessed panel lines, numerous metal parts including landing gear, weapons pylons, missiles machine guns and more, clear canopy and full decals. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Mastercraft Yak-6 Soviet Light Bomber with Skis or Wheels, 1/72, MK2716

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$28   

Features separately molded control surfaces, crew of two, wheeled undercarriage or skis and markings for four aircraft with winter or summer camo paint jobs. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

Fujimi IJN Nagara Light Cruiser, 1/700, 55

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Poor

$18   

1/700 scale waterline kit. Very highly detailed and finely molded. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.