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Revell Douglas A-20C Havoc - RAF Boston III Medium Bomber, 1/72, H115-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Still factory sealed. 1967 softbox issue. Builds either aircraft. Features removable cowling with detailed Wright R-2600 engines, optional position landing gear and movable wheels and props.

Airfix Vickers Vanguard - BEA Airlines, 1/144, SK501

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Type three logo issue. A very nice kit featuring optional position cabin doors, clear side and cockpit windows, rotating props and wheels, two push-up boarding stairs with railings and extensive BEA decal sheet. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE that one prop retainer and one prop are gray instead of silver.

Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Oil Tanker T-2 Type - Wooden 18 Inch Long Ship Model, 1/300, 1509

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair+

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Early to mid 1940s release from the famous Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Company, which was founded in 1911. This is one of the most detailed of all Ideal kits in this size range. Features the Ideal 'Pre-Molded Hull' which is a completely finished hull from wood composites. It is ready for primer and paint. The hull is in factory-new condition with no cracks and no warping. The kit includes three sheets of printwood, wooden stock as needed, metal stock as needed and a bag with a metal prop and formed stack. With highly detailed full size plans and instructions. I have seen this kit built and it is beautiful. Never started and complete. Even includes the original CASCO glue and factory packing paper. Please note that the box is heavily worn and taped.

Revell Lockheed C-5B Galaxy, 1/144, 4752

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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1984 issue, the final Revell release for the C-5B. Still the largest injection C-5 available. Very nicely detailed and molded in green, black and clear. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

Combat TWO Kits Grumman TBF-1 / TBM-3 Avenger - Bagged, 1/32

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Includes two complete models. One includes a very nice Williams Brothers 1/32 engine kit (injection molded) and a metal parts (prop and main gear struts); the other one does not. Each one features white main vacuformed parts, clear canopy in excellent condition and full size plans. Complete and never started. Vacuform kits are only recommended for modelers who are experienced with this type of model. Special skills and scratch building experience are required. If you are curious, I highly recommend that you read the article 'How To Build Vacuform Model Kits' which is located on this website.

Aeropiccola French Naval Cannon 17th Century

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Superb kit featuring all pre-cut, high-quality hardwood carriage and wheels, a 10 inch long (25.4cm) cast bronze barrel, a vast number of metal fittings and full size plans. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes plans/instructions.

Entex 1937 Packard Formal Sedan 12 Cylinder, 1/16, 9002

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Large 1/16 scale kit with fantastic detail. Builds up a full rolling chassis just like the actual car. Features complete suspension, steerable front wheels, full exhaust and engine detail (including rubber ignition wires and water hoses), full interior with opening doors, folding arm rest and opening storage compartment, dash instruments behind glass, opening trunk lid, detailed engine compartment and hood that opens like the prototype. Molded in tan, clear black, blue, chrome and gray plastic with real rubber tires. Never started and all parts are still in factory sealed bags. Includes decals and instructions in excellent condition as well.

Revell Cutty Sark Clipper Ship - 3 Feet Long, 1/96, H364-995

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Rare first issue of this kit dated 1960. Large and highly detailed, measuring 36 inches long when built. This is the finest example of this kit, inside or out, that I have seen. The box is not perfect but is the best I have ever seen. It has like-new color and gloss, four solid corners with no repairs and zero price tags, fading or stains. There are marks from the factory tape (but no tears) and light edge wear and very light general wear. Although older, this kit is often still the 'standard' that other large-scale plastic sailing ships models are measured by. Since this is the first issue, the model has the factory painted copper hull below the waterline. The factory paint is in amazing 'near mint' condition. Since this is a first edition it also contains the booklet about the Cutty Sark. Features highly detailed deck, deck houses, cargo holds and removable covers, masts, yards and booms, bilge pump, windlass, 20 crew figure, lifeboats with oars, life preservers, anchors and anchor chains. With draftline and transom decals, figurehead, finely detailed hull, preformed ratlines and molded deadeyes, pin rails and blocks, full standing rigging instructions and diagrams and thread & chain for rigging. Molded in three colors - black, ivory/white and dark swirl wood tan. The kit has never been started. Beside the hull, all parts are in the rare factory internal box which is almost never present. Even the original factory packing tissue is present along with an unopened tube of Revell "S" Glue. Inventoried with all parts, 'excellent+' condition decals and 'near mint' instructions and plans present.

Revell Cutty Sark with Billowing Sails and Pre-Painted Hull - Three Feet Long, 1/96, H395

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair++

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1964 issue of this classic kit. Features beautiful John Steel boxart. Large and highly detailed kit. This is an early version of the kit with the hull factory painted copper below the waterline. The copper paint is in 'excellent+' condition with only very light general wear. The model measures 36 inches long and 22 inches high when assembled. Kit features highly detailed deck, deck houses, cargo holds and covers, masts, yards and booms, bilge pump, windlass, 20 crew figure, and lifeboats with oars, life preservers, anchors and anchor chains. Includes draftline and transom decals, figurehead, finely detailed hull, preformed ratlines and molded deadeyes, pin rails and blocks, full standing and running rigging instructions and diagrams, flag sheet, 35 pre-formed vac billowing sails and thread and chain for rigging. Molded in three colors. The model has never been started. Inside, the parts are still in the factory sealed bags and it includes decals, instructions, rigging material, chain and rigging diagrams. Please NOTE that the decal backing paper has bug damage but the actual transfers are clear. The sails have the usual wear on kits this age.

Renwal The Visible Airplane Engine WASP 9 Cylinder Radial by Pratt & Whitney, 1/4, 809-1495

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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From the late 1950s. Very large (1/4 scale) and highly detailed kit. By far the finest working visible aircraft engine kit ever made. Comes with electric motor, gear and battery boxes and all hardware. Transparent housings permit viewing the correctly working pistons, valves, rocker arms, connecting rods, cam and gears in action with synchronized firing of the spark plugs using red electric bulbs. Propeller also changes pitch. Kit is molded in clear, red, black, blue metallic and gray plastic. The box is one of the best I have ever had but has wear as shown. Color and gloss are very good and all four corners are solid and original. The inner box is excellent- all cardboard inserts and clear panels are intact as shown and display very well. The bottom box (tray) is solid and 'good' with the main flaw being fading to the bottom. The kit has not been started. It has been carefully inventoried and the plastic parts are 100% complete. The metal parts and bulbs are all still in factory sealed envelopes. The Renwal cement is present and mint. Includes instructions, parts sheet, yellow lubrication warning, small Renwal catalog and special booklet on 'The Aircraft Engine and How It Operates.' All of these are in 'excellent' to 'near mint' condition.

Aurora Grumman S2F Hunter Killer, 1/54, 145-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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1963 hardbox issue of the large scale S2F. Ex-Comet molds. Still factory sealed. Has a small dent on the right edge of the box that did not show up in the photo.

Airfix Fw-190A and Ta-154 Mistel, 1/72, A05040

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Nice kit from older molds. Contains both aircraft kits and special Mistel parts. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Italeri North American PBJ-1D (Navy B-25), 1/72, 043

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Still factory sealed. From 1994. Unusual and hard to find kit of the Navy's torpedo and radar equipped B-25. The radar could be retracted and extended in flight from the bottom of the fuselage. Included markings for US Marine Squadron VMB-413, Rabaul, 1944 and Navy Test Markings.

M News NA-73 P-51A Mustang 1 - RAF or USAAF, 1/72, MN72003

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Features all fine recessed panel lines and very good detail. Has parts and decals to build either version. Never started. The parts are still in the factory sealed internal bag with decals and instructions.

Supermodel Fiat CR-32 - Luftwaffe / Austria / Italy / Spanish Civil War, 1/72, 10-009

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Nicely molded and detailed kit. Has markings for all four aircraft. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

Monogram SB2C Helldiver - Blue Box Issue, 1/48, 6831

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Mattel Logo issue dated 1966 and from the original 'Four Star' molds. Features retracting landing gear, folding wings, opening bomb bay, dropping bomb that swings out to clear the prop, sliding cockpit and gunner's canopy, moving machine gun and crew. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Herr Engineering Stearman PT-17 - 28 inch Wingspan Balsa Flying Model, K-116

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Large 28 inch wingspan wooden kit for scale rubber flying or conversion to electric RC. Includes over 280 high quality laser cut balsa wood, complete hardware, colorful tissue, clear windshield, contest rubber and plastic prop, wheels, complete building instructions, full size plans and full decals. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

Comet P-38 Lightning - 34 inch Wingspan Flying Wooden Aircraft Model, 3504-298

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++

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Still factory sealed. 1960s/early 1970s stick and tissue flying model with a big 34 inch wingspan. Designed for rubber power but could me made RC with modern small receivers, servos and electric motors. Features high quality printwood, pre-cut strip wood in multiple sizes, nose and nacelle blocks, dowels, completely formed and painted wooden wheels, rubber motors, hardware, propellers, other wooden stock as needed, insignia and full size plans.

Comet Taylorcraft - 54 inch Wingspan For R/C or Free Flight, 3505

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Purchased new on March 3, 1968. Very large scale kit with 54 inch wingspan. For rubber or gas free flight or RC (radio control). This is a reissue of a much older Comet kit. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, high-quality balsa pre-cut stringers, balsa printwood, detailed full size plans, building instructions, wheels, tissue and propeller. The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Revell Northrop F-89D Scorpion - 'S' Issue with Early One-Piece Stand Arm, 1/80, H221-89

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

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1955 first issue in the 'S' hardbox. Fantastic early artwork in exceptional condition. Color and gloss are like new and all four corners are solid with no repairs. This kit contains the true first issue one piece stand arm to the Revelving base. In practice, this arm was too brittle and weak and broke very easily. Revell was quick to replace it it and change the instructions accordingly. The new arm has two parts and continued in production until about 1960. This kit also has the correct 1st issue instructions showing the one piece arm. Molded in the correct high gloss silver and clear. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions, which are also as new.