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Unicraft G-38 Light Cruiser, 1/72

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory tape sealed. Very rare model of this advanced Soviet design. Nicely detailed, limited-run resin kit. This aircraft history is from the website Hanger 47.com - The G-38 Light Cruiser was an experimental fighter designed and built by the P.I. Grokhovsky Design Bureau from 1934-1936. Conceived as a two-seat fighter-bomber, and powered by a pair of 900 hp Gnome-Rhone radial engines, it was to be armed with two ShVAK 20mm cannon and four ShKAS 7.62 mm machine guns, all installed at the wing roots or in the small fuselage pod that was faired into the leading edge of the wing. At least some of these forward firing weapons were employed in the narrow gap between the two propeller arcs, and did not have to be burdened with synchronization gear. On the three-seat version there were reportedly an additional two SHKAS guns firing to the rear and controlled by an aft gunner.In the mid-1930s, the concept of the “fighter-destroyer” was very popular in design and planning circles. The Grokhovsky G-38 was one of many examples of this class of fighter that were designed but never flown. It was a twin-boom, multi-seat heavy fighter comparable in concept to the Dutch Fokker G.1 or the Lockheed P-58 ‘Chain Lightning’ — although the American aircraft it is most often compared to is Lockheed’s P-38 Lightning of WWII. The G-38, however, was remarkable in a number of respects, most significant of which was the execution of the twin-boom concept. The Fokker and the Lockheed designs were large, bulky aircraft, as was the original take on the G-38. When Grokhovsky hired the young Pavel Ivensen to work on the project, however, the aircraft was transformed into something rather exciting. Ivensen completely redesigned the aircraft and what emerged, was a relatively small plane, with a wingspan of 13.4 meters (compared with 16 meters for the P-38 and 17 meters for the Fokker G.1) in a compact, aerodynamic twin-boom airframe.It was constructed almost entirely of wood, with metal parts restricted to the cockpit, engines, weapons and landing gear. The crew (reported alternately as either two or three men) were contained in a tapered teardrop-shaped pod faired into the broad wing center section, and the two Gnome-Rhone radial engines tapered to extremely slender booms. The G-38 had an incredibly low frontal area for an aircraft of its class, and a high wing loading for the time. Its maximum speed was estimated at 340 mph, quite fast for its time (1936). Most remarkable of all was the fact that the preliminary designs were approved in 1934, making the highly modern looking G-38 a contemporary of the Hawker Hurricane and Curtiss P-36. After two years’ work, it was canceled in 1936 on the eve of completion of the prototype. Josef Stalin had an abiding distrust in virtually everyone, and the leading lights among his aircraft designers were anything but exempt; in 1937, Grokhovsky was swept up in the purge which decimated the Soviet armed forces that year, and arrested on false charges. He would ultimately die in prison in 1946. Had it not been canceled in the months prior to the 1937 Purge, Grokhosky’s cutting edge G-38 might have equipped the Soviet Air Force with a revolutionary fighter on the eve of World War II.

Lindberg Douglas DC-8 Delta Air Lines - Cellovision Issue, 1/231, 453-49

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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Rare kit from the late 1950s. This is the one and only issue with the old style Delta decals and box art by Ray Gaedke. This well molded kit has fine raised panel lines, can be built wheels up or down, comes with extensive & complete Delta decals and even a display stand. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. Please note that the box displays slightly better than the 'good++' rating but is graded as such because there is a long crease on the lower long side and a price tab pull there also that measures 1" x 1/2".

MPC Republic F-84 Thunderstreak Thunderbirds - With 5 Crewmen (Airfix Molds), 1/72, 2-0208

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG

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Still factory sealed but the seal has shrunk and draw the box top concave as shown. 1970s MPC kit from quality Airfix molds. Includes very colorful Thunderbirds decals as illustrated on the box art and 5 crew members.

Amodel Yak-38U Forger B Trainer, 1/72, 7258

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Nicely detailed with very fine recessed panel lines, good cockpit and more. Never started and the parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Minicraft United B-377 Stratocruiser / United Airlines DC-6B / The Independence Douglas C-118 / British Airways Boeing 707 -420, 1/144, 14501

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM to VG+

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SALE!! Includes all four 1/144 scale model kits. The B-377 is still factory sealed. The other three are opened but they have not been started. All the parts are still sealed in the internal factory bags. Includes instructions and decals. The 707 has some very light damage to the decal backing paper but the actual transfers are fine.

Unicraft Airspeed AS.31 - (AS31), 1/72

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory tape sealed. Very rare model of this fascinating British design. Nicely detailed, limited-run resin kit. From the website 'unusual british aircraft.htm' - The British specification 35/35 was for an experimental high-speed aircraft with the option of turning it in to an 8-gun fighter, as in the Hurricane & Spitfire. There were four firms who replied to this specification the most un-conventional was the Airspeed A.S.31 which was a tractor monoplane in which the tailplane, on twin metal booms, carried the pilot in an eggshaped nacelle. No rudder or fin surface was indicated on the general arrangement drawing. Split flaps were fitted across the trailing edge of the wing between the booms, with wide-span ailerons outboard of the booms. A widetrack undercarriage was depicted . The aircraft was to be powered by a Rolls-Royce Merlin E engine. No details of its potential performance are recorded. Its wing span was 33 ft. and its length 29.5 ft. The other contenders were the Bristol 151 single seat monoplane, powered by a Bristol Hercules engine. Its speed, with 100-octane fuel, was estimated to be 440mph. The General Aircraft GAL.28 was a single-seat aircraft, powered by a single Hercules engine, with a wing of variable area. The Hawker design was a Hurricane variant. The specification not proceeded with.

Hasegawa RCAF 1962 Lancaster Search And Rescue - Canada, 1/72, E23

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Very rare. Still factory sealed. Dated 2005 and widely considered the finest 1/72 Lancaster kit ever made. Features 249 pieces, resin part for a correct RCAF Search And Rescue version and much more.

Hasegawa A-4M Skyhawk - With Dragon PE Details - US Marines VMA-331 Bumblebees 1976 / VMA-214 Blacksheep 1977 /, 1/48, PT33

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Limited edition issue from 2004 features 146 pieces, all recessed panel lines, full cockpit and gear well detail and much more. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

ESCI US-3A Viking C.O.D - S-3A, 1/48, 4053

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Very nicely detailed and molded large 1/48 scale US-3A features complete cockpit, detailed landing gear and arresting gear wells, optional position crew boarding door and weapons bay doors, drop-tank shaped 'Blivets' cargo containers and decals for VS-33. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Tamiya Austin Mini Cooper 1275S Mk.I, 1/24, 24235

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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From 2001 and a high quality kit that is well detailed inside and out. Features complete engine and engine bay, opening hood, detailed front and rear driveline and suspension, full exhaust, complete interior and more. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix Lockheed L-1011 Tristar - TWA Or Cathay Pacific, 1/144, 06178

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Type four logo issue from 1987. Kit features optional position cargo and passenger boarding doors, clear cabin and cockpit windows, optional position landing gear and display stand. There is a large, colorful decal sheet for both aircraft. Never started and inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Azur Ro-37 bis - Spanish Civil War Nationalist Air Force / Uruguay / Italian Air Forces - (Ro37bis), 1/72, 014

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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High quality limited production kit. Features recessed panel lines, photoetched details and full decals. Never started and inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram P-38 Lockheed Lightning - P-38L / P-38M 2 Seat Night Fighter / P-38J / F-5B Lightning - Blue Box Issue, 1/48, PA97-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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1966 second issue and the second issue of this classic kit. Very highly detailed and well molded for that time and includes all parts and decals to build any of four versions including 2-Seat Night Fighter, day fighter, 'Droop Snoot' with bomber nose and F5 photo recon version. There is no assembly but NOTE: the cockpit parts are neatly airbrushed interior green. There is no other painting. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present. Some of the decals have typical age micro-cracking.

Revell Foose Custom Cadillac Eldorado, 1/25, 85-4435

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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2017 issue of this famous Foose Designs Custom and an excellent kit. Features 94 pieces, detailed V-8 engine and compartment, opening hood, detailed frame with suspension, exhaust & driveline, complete interior and much more. Never started. Most parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags; the ones that are no longer sealed have been inventoried complete. Includes decals and instructions.

Monogram UH-1B Iroquois Huey Rescue Chopper - Blue Box Issue, 1/48, PA152-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Dated 1968 and most likely the 3rd issue of this nicely molded and well detailed kit. Includes spinning main and tail rotors, full interior, optional position doors, pilot figure, 2 stretchers with bearers and Army Rescue markings. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Williams Brothers Seversky P-35 - Also SEV-S2 (S-2) Or J-9 - USAAF 27th Pursuit Sq / 94th Pursuit Sq / 17th Pursuit Sq / J9 Swedish Air Force / Frank Fullers S-2 Racer, 1/32, 0505

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. This large 1/32 scale model features optional parts and decals for civil racer or military version, very good engine detail, good cockpit, three piece canopy and more. Includes decals for all five aircraft and a color painting guide on the back of the box. "PA69", the 27th Pursuit Squadron ship, was flown by Squadron Commanding Officer Willis Taylor of the 1st Pursuit Squadron and also by Charles Lindberg. When Lindberg flew this ship, his name was not put on it, likely to protect his privacy. The racer decals feature colorful numbers and striping for NX70-Y.

Sterling Caltex Lumba-Lumba With Optional Fittings Set B20F - 38 Inches Long For R/C Or Display, B20M

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Rare and includes the even rarer with the optional cast metal fitting set. This very large scale model is 'completely pre-fabricated for easy construction' It features die-cut plywood and balsa parts, factory carved parts, plastic molded smoke stack, other plastic parts as well, sheeted hull construction, 'excellent' condition decals, superb full size drawings and plans and simple-to-follow, step by step instructions. Never started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing one piece of wood, a 25 inch x .25 inch filler strip. Otherwise all wood parts are present. NOTE: missing one long screw. Otherwise complete. Includes all paperwork. NOTE: the plans & instructions are professional quality reproductions made on a large scanner specifically made for large plans. I had the front made on one sheet and the back on another sheet, which makes building the kit much easier. Lumba-Lumba means 'porpoises' in Malay. This ship was commissioned by Caltex Pacific Oil Company in 1961 to speed personnel and freight from Sumatra to Singapore. She was designed by the famous naval architects Sparkman and Stephens who created the Columbia (winner of the New England yacht races). NOTE: this kit must be shipped insured.

IHP IJN No. 13-16 Battleship Class - Japan 8-8 Fleet Program 1921 Design - Hull Plus Large Parts Only - Imperial Hobby Productions, 1/700, SLP-1

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

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This kit consist of a beautiful high-definition resin cast waterline hull and the ship's large & unique parts. These parts include 4x main turrets, funnel, 6 levels of superstructure parts and the aft mainmast base structure. Like all IHP 'hull + unique/large parts' models, you will need another kit (or two) to completely detail it. In some cases the Pit Road/Skywave sets of "Equipment For Japan Navy Ships" works well for even finer details. Never started. The hull is in mint condition. The small parts are still factory sealed. Includes instructions with excellent drawings and references. The Number 13-class battleship was a planned class of four fast battleships to be built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the 1920s. The ships never received any names, being known only as Numbers 13–16. They were intended to reinforce Japan's "eight-eight fleet" of eight battleships and eight battlecruisers after the United States announced a major naval construction program in 1919. The Number 13 class was designed to be superior to all other existing battleships, planned or building. After the signing of the Washington Naval Treaty in 1922, they were canceled in November 1923. In the words of naval historian Siegfried Breyer, "had [the ships] been completed, they would have been the world's largest and most powerful battleships. Their gun calibre alone would have caused a new and more intensive naval arms race. From an engineering aspect they were more than ten years ahead of their time because they anticipated the characteristics of the fully developed, fast battleship." Naval architects William Garzke and Robert Dulin concur saying, "These ships would have completely outclassed any European battleship." The Number 13 class was designed by Captain Yuzuru Hiraga, the naval architect responsible for most of the previous Japanese capital ships. The ships were based on his previous Kii-class battleship and Amagi-class battlecruiser designs, enlarged to take 18 inch guns.

IHP Kreuzer P Projekt 1938 - Hull / Conversion - Imperial Hobby Productions, 1/700, 270022

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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This is the waterline hull only and is beautifully cast in high-definition resin. Like all IHP 'hull' models, you will need another kit (or two) to complete them. In some cases the Pit Road/Skywave sets of "Equipment For Navy Ships" works well also. The hull is in mint condition and that is all that is included. The Kreuzer P hull is 13" long in this scale. The design for the 'P' Cruisers was birthed with the armored ships of the Deutschland class. These first appeared in 1931 and were Germany's first attempt at a new navy under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. In the early years of WWII these ships were used as commerce raiders with some success. But in the years before the war, the Kreigsmarine was already thinking of expanding on the design concept for use in surface commerce raiding. A design called Kreuzer "P" (Panzer) was drawn up. The basic armament of the Deutchland class was retained on a new, longer hull. A higher speed was envisioned with better protection. The class would have had twin funnels and for the first time on a German capital ship, a transom stern. The ships would also have carried torpedoes and aircraft, the latter in a hanger under the aft funnel. Twelve of these ships were envisioned under the "Z" Plan but none were laid down. The Kreuzer "P" tactical requirement was revised later in favor of a 15-inch gunned battle cruiser (OPQ class), which also was never built.

Monogram TWO EF-111 Raven, 1/72, 5435

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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SALE!! Includes two models in one box. Ideal builder kits, please read carefully for the condition. NOTE: these models have 'professional' quality subassembly as follows: Kit #1: cockpit tub; bulkhead to gear bay; 1 flameholder to 1 exhaust. There is no other assembly. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present. Kit #2: same as kit #1 plus (1) wing half assembled and (2) flameholders to (2) exhaust. There is no other assembly. Inventoried complete and includes decals and instructions. Dated 1984. Very finely molded and detailed kit with traditional Monogram quality. Includes wings that swing, crew of two, exclusive ECM equipment and decals for the 388th Electronic Combat Squadron.