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Bronzart Martin B-26 'The Marauder', 1/72

Metal Model Kit

$175   

This is an all original solid metal model of the early B-26 Marauder. Please note the prop spinners, pointed tail and short vertical stabilizer. BronzArt originally produced ID models in 1/72 scale for the US Military in World War II. When hostilities ended, they continued to make some models for the general population, of which this is one. Measures 10 inches LOA with a 11 inch wingspan and is made exclusively of metal. All original paint and decals. Decals are excellent. Paint is excellent with very little wear. No cracks, missing parts or damage. There is no stand.

Precise Martin Marietta Sprint ABM

Plastic Model Kit

$1100   

Very rare promotional model of the 'Safeguard' ABM Missile Sprint. The Sprint and Spartan pair made up the missiles of this Anti-Ballistic Missile system with Sprint designed for short range interceptions. The system was made operational on October 1 1975 and Congress voted to shut it down less than 24 hours later on October 2 1975. Condition is excellent. Missile measures 14.75 inches high and is made of plastic. The missile body is mint with no broken parts - no scratches - no wear. The decals are 'very good.' There is some black missing on the roll pattern at the top (see photo) and the same amount missing on the back base roll pattern. The red 'US ARMY' is mint on the back but part of the 'R' is missing on the front as shown. The base is 'excellent' and has a metal plate that reads 'US Army Sprint Antimissile Missile - Martin Marietta.' There are no touch ups or repairs and no cracks. Please note that shipping insurance is required.

Precise Trident SLBM - Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile

Plastic Model Kit

$325   

Rare promotional item. Missile measures 10 inches high. Wooden base with no name plate. Missile paint is NM+ and decals are NM. Base is original and near mint. The missile is missing a small nozzle adjuster arm. The other three arms are present. There has been no restoration or touch up on this model. Insurance is required for shipping.

Aurora Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet KLM, 1/156, 360

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$125   

Rare box art version. Never started and 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Includes illustrated 50 year KLM history booklet dated 1969.

Estes Astron Skydart Boost Glider, K-57

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$450   

The holy grail of old Estes Rockets in fantastic, factory- sealed condition. Header is very nice as shown with no tears and nice hanging hole. No rips or holes in the clear bag. About as nice of an example as you can find.

Aurora Jap Zero Brooklyn Issue - Famous Fighters of All Nations, 1/48, 88-59

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

$650   

Rare very first issue with no landing gear, no bombs and very little rivit detail. All parts correct for this kit including Brooklyn Base, Brooklyn Instructions and correct early Tatem Decals. Box would be excellent except for slight bow inward. Box is no creases, no additional tape/tags, no litho rips/tears and no split corners. All 4 side panels as well as the bottom tray are excellent with no issues. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

DML Junkers Ju-188 A-1 Racher Master Series - (Ju188A1), 1/48, 5517

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$89   

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Still factory sealed. Rare and out of production. Beautifully molded with all fine recessed panel lines, two frets of PE details, excellent cockpit, separately molded rudder, elevators & ailerons, torpedo load-out, optional position belly boarding hatch and ladder and decals with paint guide for two different aircraft.

Topping Martin SM-68 Titan ICBM - Factory Model, 1/68

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$1400   

Rare factory model from about 1957 or 1958. Missile measures 18 inches high. Includes original box in excellent condition with inside packing materials. Model 'stages' as the actual missile did. The model is mint and original. No restoration has been done and there are no flaws. The original base in in the same condition. Titan I was the USAs first multi-stage Interncontinental Ballistic Missile. Designed in 1955, it was originally a back-up for the Atlas program. Titan was larger than Atlas and was also seen as an early space launch vehicle. Titan was stored in hardened underground silos. The arrival of solid fuel Titan II and Minuteman I missiles in 1963 made Titan I obsolete. The follow-on, Titan II became a major workhorse in the space program and served well as a heavy lift ICBM.

Hobby Craft LA-5 Soviet Fighter, 1/48, HC1589

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$19   

Still factory sealed. The highly maneuverable La-5 was one of the best Eastern Front designs. This all-wood fighter was a favorite among Soviet pilots, including ace Vitali Popkov. Close to 10,000 were manufactured to counter the Blitzkrieg. Never started. Decals for USSR, Czech AF 1946 and Czech AF 1944 are included.

Glencoe US Navy Blimp And Mooring Mast - With Crew and Tractor - (ex-ITC), 1/330, 05504

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$39   

Still factory sealed. From ex-ITC molds. Nicely detailed blimp with full ground and mooring equipment. Includes Scale Master decals for the Mediterranean Theater blimp "Minnie the Minor" with rare nose-art.

Revell Yak-25 Flashlight 'S' Issue, 1/54, H296-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

$165   

Rare 1958 first hardbox issue. Very close to 1/48 scale. Model has moving flaps, ailerons, elevators and rudder and features a full crew. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Testors B-2 Stealth Bomber, 1/72, 571

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$125   

Large and nicely detailed kit with a 28 inch+ wingspan. Features detailed cockpit and rotary missile launcher. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Airfix Short Sunderland III, 1/72, 06001

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$32   

The Sunderland's 21-year record with the RAF has made it a legend. Derived from the Empire Class Flying Boat Airliners, Sunderland IIIs had a top speed of 210 mph and an endurance of 12 hours. These qualities made the Sunderland a superb platform for North Sea and North Atlantic patrols, ASW and SAR. Crews usually loved the airplane; its large size afforded many airborne comforts that bomber or fighter crews could only dream of such as bunk, a head and an area for food preparation. Kit features beaching gear, rotating turrets with elevating guns, movable control surfaces, external bomb load and rotating props. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present. NOTE: there are gray and white plastic parts in this kit.

Monogram Grumman Gulfhawk (F3F) Gulf Oil, 1/32, 6053

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$85   

Still factory sealed. 1983 issue from the original Four Star molds. Very highly detailed kit of the civil F3F biplane fighter. The Gulfhawk was one of the most famous aircraft of the 1930s. She was flown by the famous Al Williams for Gulf Oil at air shows all around North America. Features full cockpit detail, sliding canopy, movable control surfaces, retracting tailwheel, and the main gear retracts and extends when the prop is turned by hand.

Monogram USS Susquehanna with Sails - (ex-Imai), 1/150, 3702

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$229   

Very large and highly detailed kit from 1979. Measures 28 inches long when assembled. Features full hull, highly detailed deck fittings, display stand, detailed rigging instructions, two weights of rigging line, metal anchor chain and much more. Molded in black, beige and brown with ivory sails. This model was originally issued by Imai and usually did not include sails. Monogram leased the molds and ran this kit in the USA for a very short time and included a very nice set of finely molded vacuform billowing sails. The sails are in rare 'near mint' condition and are protected for shipping. The model has never been started. Most parts ares still in the factory sealed bags. The larger parts that were never internally sealed have been inventoried complete. Includes flags, decals, rigging material and instructions.

Academy Cessna 150 - (ex Bandai), 1/48, 1608

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$32   

Still factory sealed. Well detailed model from ex-Bandai mold featuring recessed panel lines, full interior detail and engine detail with removable cowling. Has enough numbers to create any registration that you wish.

Hasegawa HMS Vanguard Royal Navy Battleship Motorized, 1/450, 6

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$124   

Rare motorized larger scale kit of the last British Battleship. Nicely molded with 145 parts. Includes electric motor, prop, shaft, motor and all needed hardware for operation in water; easily converted to R/C (radio parts not included). Includes an excellent, full color painting guide on the box side. Never started. All parts are still in factory sealed bags with instructions.

Lindberg He-111 with Tractor German Blitz Bomber - Ground Artwork Cellovision Issue, 1/63, 565-149

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$125   

Very rare version with Cellovision box and Ray Gaedke artwork showing the aircraft on the ground. This issue also includes a detailed 1/48 scale tractor with driver. Kit has movable control surfaces, working landing gear and scale engines with removable panels. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions. Please note that the end flap is missing. 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 BB-38 USS Pennsylvania, 1/426, H422-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$155   

1961 Sea Power hardbox release. Rare kit of the Arizona's sister ship. The Pennsylvania was in dry-dock during the December 7th Pearl Harbor attack and survived with minimal damage. She was rebuilt and saw significant action in the Pacific in WWII, steaming over 150,000 miles from 1941 to 1945. It is thought that she may have fired more ammunition than any ship in history. She never once reported 'Not Ready' for any operation or need. After being used as a nuclear test ship at Bikini, she was towed to Kwajalein and sunk. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals, flag sheet and instructions.

AMT 1937 Cord 812 SC, 1/12, 8127

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$189   

Very large scale (1/12) model. Features detailed engine, opening hood, full interior with removable top, opening doors, windows that crank up and down with the handles, full suspension and under body details, roadbed base, rubber tires and more. Molded in clear, chrome and gray plastic. Never started. All the parts are still sealed in the factory clear bags. With instructions and decals