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Academy Nieuport 17 - Charles Nungesser Escadrille N.65 1916 / Georges Guynemer 1917, 1/32, 2190

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. This large-scale kit features 'very good' cockpit and engine detail, full rigging diagram and a large and colorful decal sheet for both famous aces.

Italeri C-27J Spartan - US Coast Guard Sacramento Air Station / US Army USASOC Flight Company / Italian Air Force, 1/72, 1402

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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From 2017 and completely new molds. Highly detailed inside and out. Includes decals and paint guide for all three aircraft listed. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell North American X-15, 1/65, H164-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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1961 USA issue hardbox in 'excellent+' condition. Color and gloss are as new and all four corners are solid. Light general wear is the only flaw. This is a wonderful kit that is from the same molds as the 'S' issue, so it makes an ideal builder also. Model features has movable vertical fin and dive brakes, removable rocket engine, hinged landing skids and removable canopy. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Lindberg Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, 1/64, 525-249

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Very famous model kit from the late 1950s with dramatic box art by Ray Gaedke. This was the first big-scale, high quality kit ever made of the B-17 and Lindberg could hardly keep the hobby shop shelves stocked. If you have built this model, you know that it is well molded, fits together easily and has excellent detail for that time. It features movable rudder, elevators & ailerons, rotating and elevating gun turrets, retractable main landing gear and tail gear, crew members, 'good' cockpit detail, rotating propellers & wheels and a large, clear adjustable display stand. Inside, the kit has never been started and is inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Monogram B-26 Marauder Flak Bait - With Micro Scale 48-66 B-26 Nose Art Decal Set - White Box Issue, 1/48, 5501

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Includes the rare Micro Scale #48-66 "B-26 Nose Art" decal sheet and markings guide, both in mint condition. The actual kit is the 1970s first issue with the finest mold quality. Large-scale kit features excellent interior detail, crew members, rotating turrets with elevating guns, full wheel well detail, opened or closed bomb bay doors with bomb load, rotating props and rear boarding ladder. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Please note that the box displays slightly better than the 'good+' rating but is graded as such because there is a piece of masking tape on the left short box side.

Revell 1909 Stanley Steamer - Highway Pioneers, 1/32, H34-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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1960 issue hardbox with full artwork; Highway Pioneers prior to this year simply had generic artwork and an ink stamped name on the box ends was the only way to identify the contents. This kit has never been started. All parts are still sealed in the factory bag. Includes instructions. The box would rate slightly higher than 'good++' but there is age foxing on the box side panels. These kits have a fascinating history. Hobbies were nothing new to America in the 1930s/40s, but they were not mainstream and never made the top 10 list of boys activities. Spurred on by the nation-wide aviation craze in the 1920s, many became modelers and built flying or static wooden models of airplanes, ships, trains, automotive and other subjects. Basic kits existed, but many of these models were built from scratch, which demanded a high talent level developed from years of experience. That changed in the early 1950s when the Gowland & Gowland/Revell Highway Pioneers became the sales sensation of the year. Demand was so great that the factories could not keep up and almost overnight 'model building' was mainstream. The phenomenon of the 'Highway Pioneers' kits was a significant force in proving that model building as a hobby could have mass appeal, provided that the kits were easy enough to build and finish. These 1/32 scale vehicles fit the bill: they could be built in an hour after dinner and looked much like the real cars. The success of the Highway Pioneers lead to the production of other subjects in plastic and the effect was revolutionary. By the late 1950s, model building was the #1 past time of American boys...and many adult males too!

Hasegawa F/A-18A Hornet Blue Angels - (F-18 F/A-18), 1/48, PT103

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Hard to find issue with a very large decals sheet with Navy acrobatic team markings for aircraft one through six. Very highly detailed and one of the finest 1/48 F/A-18 kits available. Features all very fine recessed panel lines, detailed cockpit and gear wells, pilot figure, detailed air inlets, optional position canopy and air brake, separately molded leading edge slats, flaps, ailerons & rudders, pilot boarding ladder and more.

Tamiya Tyrrell P34 Six Wheeler, 1/12, 12021

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Highly detailed and large 1/12 model with removable cowling, detailed engine, interior and much more. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Lindberg Racing Yawl - Bermuda Yawl Sailboat (ex Pyro), 70884

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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1990 Lindberg issue from the original, quality 1960s Pyro molds. Full hull kit with very good molded detail, vacuform billowing sails, rigging material, rigging diagram and display stand. Measures about 8.5 inches long when assembled. Molded in tan with white vacuform sails. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions. The Pyro company chose many of it's kit subjects based more on historical significance than popularity. Luckily for us, Pyro not only made these kits but did an excellent job for the time. To this day they are often the only kit ever available of such subjects.

Vac Wings Chance Vought O2U-1 Corsair - With Metal Details and Decals - Bagged, 1/48, VW488

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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This is a high quality 1/48 scale vac kit that features fine recessed panel lines, a cast metal engine & propeller, injection molded struts and full USN and Marine decals. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Bandai Hummel 150mm s.Pz.H 18/I (SF) Auf. GW IV, 1/30, 8215-600

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Large 1/30 scale kit is very nicely detailed inside and out. Includes a full color painting guide. The kit has never been started. The tank has some parts still factory sealed and the other tank parts have been inventoried complete. NOTE: missing all motorizing parts. Includes decals and instructions.

Tamiya Sd.Kfz.171 Ausf. A Panther V Tank, 1/35, 35065

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. Highly detailed and well molded armor kit.

Hasegawa F-16A Fighting Falcon - Plus Thunderbirds Decals Plus Model Technologies 1/32 F-16 Instrument Bezels and 1/32 F-16 Canopy Detail Set, 1/32, 1202

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Includes the special mail-in offer Hasegawa Thunderbirds decals in addition to the standard decals. T-Bird set includes paint and markings guide and two large and very complete decal sheets and a third smaller sheet. Also includes factory sealed Model Technologies MT0016 1/32 F-16 and F-15 Instrument Bezel photoetched detail set as well at MT0045 photoetched F-16 Canopy Detail set. The model itself is large and very highly detailed. Features fully recessed panel lines, highly detailed cockpit, undercarriage and wheel wells, gun bay and removable cover, optional position canopy, full radar and optional position nose and full underwing stores including drop tanks, laser guided glide bombs, gravity bombs, AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-7 Sparrow Missiles. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. All decals are in 'excellent++' condition. Before using any older decals (no matter how perfect they look), please read the articles (located on this website) about using and saving older decals.

Classic Airframes Boeing F4B-4 - (F4B4), 1/48, 417

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Highly detailed model includes main injection molded parts, resin engine, cockpit and other details. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Valom Bell YFM-1 Airacuda, 1/72, 72015

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Nicely molded and detailed injection molded kit with all fine recessed panel lines, photoetched and cast resin details, a superb cockpit, painting guide and full decals. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram F-100 Fighter Bomber - Camo Carol Ann, 1/48, 5424

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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1981 issue of the Hun in an unusual camo version. Features full cockpit and wheel well details, visible gun bay with optional hatch, realistic internal inlet, optional jet exhaust and refueling probe for camo or natural finish, optional position speed brakes and canopy, full underwing stores - bombs, missiles, drop tank - and boarding ladder with ground crew member. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Sun Star 1925 Ford Model T - 75th Anniversary Edition, 1/24, 1880

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

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Not a kit but a factory-assembled and painted metal model that is ready for display. Highly detailed featuring realistically opening hood, detailed engine, detailed interior, opening passenger side door, wheels that steer from the steering wheel, very good suspension, drive line and exhaust detail, rubber tires and more. Condition is 'excellent++' with only very slight wear. Does not appear to have ever been displayed; but most of the internal packing material is missing so I will pack it carefully. I would rate the condition as 'Near Mint' overall. Nothing is missing and there are repairs or broken parts; factory paint is excellent. The box has wear and one end flap has been glued back on.

Hasegawa Volkswagen Type2 Micro Bus 1963 23 Window, 1/24, HC-10

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very highly detailed and finely molded kit dated 1998 and considered the finest VW van available in this scale. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Williams Brothers Pitcairn Autogiro PCA-2 or Navy XOP-1(Autogyro), 1/48, 48-161

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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This large 1/48 mode is well molded and detailed featuring very good cockpit and engine, full size drawings and rigging guide as well as additional photo for detailing. Includes markings for two aircraft, 'Miss Champion' and the Navy version. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Strombecker Douglas A-20A Attack Bomber - Spotter Model Series - (A-20), 1/72, S-51

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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Very rare 1940s wartime 'Spotter Model' in the 'National Defense Model Series.' Strombecker specifically made this line of 1/72 scale kits to fit the 'Official National Spotter or Recognition Program' for civilians and the armed forces for training and identification. This is a high quality, highly prefabricated kit of Western Pine hardwood. The parts are almost completely carved - only final sanding is needed! Includes perfectly carved and smooth fuselage, perfect and completely finished engine nacelles, wings cut and carved to shape including airfoil, all other parts cut to shape (and many of them completely finished), smaller parts, full color insignia sheet, CASCO glue envelope, Strombecker wood filler envelope, hardwood sanding stick, two types of sandpaper and extensive & detailed assembly instructions. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes insignia and instructions.