Wood and Metal Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc++
From about 1962/3. High quality Ambroid kit from the 'Golden Age' of HO models. The limited-issue Ambroid kits are widely considered to be among the finest Craftsman kits issued. They can be built to a museum-quality display or used on your layout. Includes two sets (four trucks total) of factory assembled sprung trucks. The kit is made from quality Northeastern Scale Lumber and features all pre-scribed and milled hardwood parts, milled detail parts as needed, wood and metal stock, an envelope of detail parts, two full sheets of colorful and extensive decals and full instructions and plans. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. If you have an interest in these highly accurate HO kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article about their history located on this website.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc++
Very rare 1950s kit. Strombecker issued a series of exotic space craft from Convair designer Krafft Ehricke and the Disney 'Man in Space' series between 1954 and 1956. This is the one that has not been reissued, making it hard to find. Large and interesting model has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Decals and instructions are in amazing 'excellent++' condition, just like the box. This kit must be shipped insured.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed VG+
Still factory sealed. Rare Lodela issue, most likely from the late 1960s or early 1970s. The colorful inner box is factory sealed with special Lodela tape, then it was factory shrink-wrapped.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
Well molded and detailed armor kit with long-barrel 75mm gun with loading breech flexible tracks, crew figure and more. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc
Rare. Early to mid 1960s 'Custom Car Parts' issue in a very narrow box with a clear cello insert so you can see the parts. Never used and complete with all parts and instructions (on the back of the box).
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc
Still factory sealed. From 1996. Very nicely detailed and molded kit with 77 pieces.
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: VG+
Rare 1947 model of this classic Megow Free-Flight Aircraft. Kit includes detailed instructions book (an actual book), full size detailed plans, select balsa and hardwood parts, printed balsa, battery case, turned wheels, celluloid for windows and hardware. This model came from the estate of a very active and particular early aircraft kit collector. It is like factory-new inside and has not been started. Complete with all parts, plans and decals (if originally included).
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
Rare. Great hardbox kit from 1958 with interior and Bill Campbell artwork. The fuselage has a long flip-up panel to show full interior with all seats, bulkheads and even passengers. Also includes detailed landing gear, scale fuel truck, air conditioner truck and airport transport bus as well as full color BOAC decals and Mobilgas decals for the truck. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
1988 35 year anniversary of the famous French Air Force acrobatic team Patrouille De France. Includes all three kits and a very large, extensive decal sheet with all the special markings. The Alpha Jet and Magister have never been started and are 100% complete. NOTE: the Ouragan has very minor 'professional' quality assembly to two parts: bulkhead to floor. There is no other assembly. Inventoried 100% complete. With instructions and decals in 'near mint' condition.
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc
An excellent and highly prefabricated stick-and-tissue style model featuring a vast number of factory-cut parts including the wing ribs, stabilizer parts & ribs, rudder parts, wing & fuselage parts, carved blocks, spars and stringers, many other wooden parts, wire landing gear, detailed text instructions and rolled full size plans. The kit has never been started. Most parts are still in the factory sealed and labeled clear bags; most other parts are wrapped in factory identification badges on yellow paper. The few parts not wrapped or sealed have been inventoried complete.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: NM
Nicely molded and features supersonic drop tank, Atoll missiles and decals for Uganda, Egypt and captured Israeli aircraft. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good+
Very Rare early 1970s issue. Features factory painted body in metallic blue - this paint is in amazing 'mint' condition and has been protected for shipping. Includes detailed engine, complete funny car chassis build up just like the actual car, detailed suspension and driveline, racing cockpit, lift-off body with front support and more. Includes two 'popped' drag chutes and rigging instructions. Molded in the correct blue, yellow, red-tinted clear, clear, chrome plate and with rubber tires. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Chrome plating is in amazing 'near mint++' condition. The instructions are in 'excellent' condition. There are no tire burns on the parts but NOTE: there is one tire burn on the decal sheet. This kit must be shipped insured.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Fair++
From 1969. Very nicely molded in three colors of plastic. Includes full decals, launcher, radar unit, control center with starting boom, cable and crew. Never started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing (1) part, a leg from a radar base. The other two are present so you can easily reproduce this part. Otherwise includes all other parts, decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed NM
Still factory sealed. Dated 2000. From new, high quality molds featuring 133 pieces, all very fine recessed panel lines, detailed cockpit, optional position canopy, detailed gear wells and inside gear doors, optional position flaps and extensive weapons load and more.
Resin Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed NM
SPECIAL ORDER limited production kit. Museum quality high definition resin castings. Complete kit with all parts needed for assembly. Some kits include photo-etched details and decals if required -email for details on a certain kit. Kits are molded upon receipt of payment. Normal wait is 2 to 3 weeks.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Fair
Very early LS kit, most likely from the early 1960s. Even at this early date, you can see why LS quality became legendary. Features well molded parts with all fine recessed panel lines, retractable landing gear, opening bomb bay and dropping bomb and crew of two. The model has not been started. The parts are still in the factory sealed bags. Includes decals and instructions. LS was one of the earliest Japanese manufacturers to produce high quality kits. The fact that Hasegawa still uses some LS molds testifies to their detail and accuracy.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good
From very high quality ex-Heller kits. Cleanly molded with no flash. Soviet Union release. Full hull kit with excellent detail. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc+++
Still factory sealed. First issue dated 1966 and in a hardbox. Nicely molded kit includes optional position landing gear, movable wheels and very colorful and complete Douglas Prototype markings.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc+
Still factory sealed but the seal has drawn the box top slightly concave. Type three logo box with fantastic artwork. Features movable control surfaces, optional position undercarriage and rotating wheels and props.
Resin Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc+
Oldmodelkits.com has received exclusive world-wide license from French Lines/CGT to produce and sell the SS Normandie in 1/350 scale. This nine-year project is a 100% new kit. Seven of those years were spent accurately modeling the ship from scratch in TurboCAD. All design work was done in CAD by Ken Friend, a master modeler and engineer who specialized in CAD/CAM/CAE Systems Management and Implementation. This limited-run kit represents the Normandie from her 1935 maiden voyage to New York and has over 1,000 individual parts. The hull and larger parts are pressure-cast resin from de-aired molds. There is one very large photoetched brass sheet for railings, ladders & fine details, ultra-high definition 3D printed davits, three sheets of laser-cut, real wood printed decking (from ScaleDecks), decals, flag sheet and a DVD with detailed, highly illustrated instructions including painting guide, step-by-step rigging instructions and research material. NOTE: this kit must be shipped insured.