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Aurora Bomarc IM-99 with Launcher, 1/48, 377-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$650   

1958 first and only release. Nice kit of the Bomarc in 1/48 scale with a full mobile launching trailer. Trailer has rotating wheels, tow bar, tool boxes and an elevating missile rail that be displayed in 'travel' or 'launch' positions. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, both decal sheets and instructions.

Italeri AS-51 Horsa MkI / Mk.II Assault Glider - (AS51), 1/72, 116

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$38   

Still factory sealed. Nicely detailed and finely molded featuring complete cockpit and full interior with floor and benches, optional position boarding doors and stairs and more. the Horsa was perhaps the most advanced glider built during WWII. It had full instrumentation, power operated flaps and brakes and a powered device for jettisoning the landing gear upon touchdown. The Horsa MkI carrier troops while the MkII carried vehicles which loaded through the swing nose and unloaded from an explosively-released rear fuselage after landing. Gliders carried in 20% of the reinforcements and supplies for D-Day, and most were Horsas. They also saw action against the German Heavy Water (Atomic Bomb) plants in Norway and targets in Sicily, Arnhem and the Rhine.

Heller Messerschmitt Bf-108 Taifun - Luftwaffe or Bulgarian Air Force, 1/72, 077

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$16   

The famous high-performance civil aircraft that caused a sensation and led directly to the famous Bf-109 Fighter. 1960s 'L' style kit issue with great box art and yellow logo panels. Nicely molded with recessed control surfaces, very fine raised panel lines, full interior and more. Includes markings for the aircraft listed in the title. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora Atomic Submarine SSN Nautilus SSN-571 First Under The North Pole, 1/242, 708-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$110   

1958 issue with fantastic 'North Pole' box artwork by Jo Kotula. Molded in the correct high gloss black plastic. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Frog English Electric BAC Canberra B(1) Mk.8 - or B(1)Mk. 12 South African or RAF, 1/72, F203

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$32   

Like most Frog kits, this model has very fine panel lines only, which builds up to a realistic model. Includes parts and decals for either version: RAF No.88 Sqn, Wildenrath Germany 1960 or South African Air Force No.12 Sqn, Waterkloof, 1969. NOTE: this kit has minor, 'professional' quality subassembly as follows: seat to floor; wing gear doors in 'up' position. There is no other assembly. The aircraft has been inventoried with all parts present and include decals and instructions, however NOTE: the display stand is missing. Please NOTE also that the box displays much better than the 'very good' grade but it is rated as such because there is a closed split seam 2" long on the lower right.

Trumpeter Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II With Cuttting Edge Cockpit / Verlinden Detail Set / AIRMO GAU-8A Cannon, 1/32, 02214

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$179   

Build the ultimate A-10 in any scale! Includes the rare and impressive Cutting Edge CEC32057 A-10 Warthog Super Detailed Cockpit (sealed inside), AIRMO 32-701 GAU-8A Super Detailed Metal Gun Kit (sealed), and Verlinden #1691 Detail Set (sealed). The actual kit is very highly detailed and finely molded. Features 30mm cannon, metal landing gear struts and other metal parts, resin engines, optional clear nacelles and much more. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including instructions. NOTE: missing decals.

Trumpeter F-5A Fighter (Mig-17) - PLAAF China, 1/32, 06

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$36   

Large-scale kit of the license-built Mig-17. Features detailed cockpit, pilot figure, separately molded ailerons, elevators and rudder, two wing drop tanks, detailed gear wells, complete jet engine, removable tail section with dolly, optional position canopy, boarding ladder and more. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Guillows Republic P-47D Thunderbolt - 30.75 Inch Wingspan for Free Flight or R/C Conversion, 1001

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

$48   

Still factory sealed. Very large stick and tissue kit that can be built to fly rubber, gas free flight or U-Control, RC or for scale display. Features retractable landing gear (main and tail wheel), cockpit interior, opening canopy, movable flaps, ailerons, rudder and elevator, complete bomb, drop tank and rocket load and more. Has high quality die-cut balsa, balsa stock as needed, die-cut plywood, completely finished wooden prop, hardware, a very large number of vacuformed plastic parts including a pilot, clear vac canopy, cardstock interior details, other wood and metal stock as needed, full instructions, full size plans and more.

Revell F-89D Scorpion - Academy Issue, 1/65, H126-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$42   

1961 issue hardbox in very nice condition. This kit is from the original "S" molds and makes a fine builder. Never started. Inside, it is factory-new. All parts and even all paperwork are still sealed in the factory bag.

Aurora-KB De Havilland DH-10A Collector's - (DH10), 1/48, 1125-300

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$75   

1972 hardbox issue in amazing, investment-grade 'near mint' condition. This is an excellent builder and features 'fair' cockpit details, two Lewis machine guns, twin Liberty 12 engines, pilot, two gunners and 2 mechanic figures, painting guide, terrain display base and rigging guide. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including all parts, decals and instructions.

Micro West Ford SIAM (Self Initiated Anti-Aircraft Missile) or SUBADS (Submarine Air-Defense System) Factory Model, 1/10

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$475   

Very rare factory display model of the 1970s DARPA SIAM project, which was short for Self-Initiated Anti-Aircraft Missile. The idea was to develop a completely autonomous air-defense missile. One of the most obvious purposes was for use onboard submarines. The submarine can hear the aircraft or helicopter as it approached since the sound propagates through the water. The submarine could then launch a SIAM buoy to the surface, where the missile would automatically detect and attack any incoming aircraft. It was also theorized that SIAM could be launched vertically from the submarine itself. SIAM was tested in the early 1980s and was generally successful. DARPA handed SIAM over to the Navy, where it was deactivated due to funding. This factory model is complete with the original stand. The wooden base has a metal disk showing a submarine launching a SIAM, which is shown executing the 'dual homing' functions. The missile is just over 7 inches long. The base and metal badge are 'near mint' condition. The missile is excellent, with all original paint and decals. There is some minor wear on some of the port-side gold decals.

Balboa-Katsumi Brass Southern Pacific Golden State - Streamliner Train Cars - Baggage Mail / Pullman Sleeper / Dining / Vista Dome / Observation, 1/87, 865

Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$510   

Brass hand crafted and painted Japanese HO train from Balboa Katsumi Scale Models. The original Katsumi blue hardbox has some wear but is solid. Inside, this set is in investment grade condition. The Golden State is the rarest of the Balboa streamlined kits. It is rare to fine this complete set available and in factory-new condition. The set consists of a Baggage Mail Car, Pullman Sleeping Car, Dining Car, Vista Dome Coach and an Observation Car. All cars are internally lit. The original foam rubber and factory sealed coupler pockets are included, as well as coach seating kits sealed in the original bags. The paint is all factory and each car is as new. All cars are still protected in the original clear plastic sleeves. It would be difficult to find a better set. Postal insurance will be required.

MPC Focke-Wulf FW-190D Profile Series - JG54 Achmer 1944 / JG26 'Schlageter Handrup 1944 / JG52 Rheim-Main 1945, 1/72, 2-1109-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

$26   

Still factory sealed. In the 1970s, MPC released the very popular Profile Series. Inside each box was a quality Airfix kit but with MPC decals to build any of the three aircraft shown on the box top.

Air Lines Airspeed Oxford Trainer - (ex Frog), 1/72, 7906

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$22   

Well molded kit features separate ailerons, rudder and elevators. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions. Box art is by the famous Jo Kotula who did 1930s covers for the magazine 'Model Airplane News' and later the Aurora box art of the late 1950s. Air Lines kits are all Frog molds that the Lines Brothers imported to the USA between 1964-1966. The kits, decals and instructions were made in England, then imported to the USA where Testors created the boxes with the colorful trading cards on the back. There are two trading cards on each box which show the boxart but not the advertising/logo. Some kits contain a Testors color painting guide also, but it is not specific to any model.

Revell Lockheed Electra American Airlines 'S' Kit, 1/115, H255-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

$245   

1957 'S' issue with very famous box art. In the 1960s these molds were modified to make the P-3C Orion, making a reissue of this kit impossible. Please see the article about the mold conversion on this on this website. Features optional position cabin doors, rotating props, optional position landing gear, large colorful decal sheet and famous Revell 'Globe' clear swivel-base stand. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. This kit must be shipped insured.

AMT Chevy Titan 90 Semi Tractor Truck, 1/25, 8026

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$135   

Super detailed truck with over 250 parts. Features full rolling chassis build up just like the actual vehicle. Molded in white, clear, red-tinted clear, chrome plate and with hollow vinyl truck tires. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

dmeco Live Wire Jenny - 57 inch Wingspan RC Aircraft

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$119   

dMeco was the deBolt Model Engineering Company of Buffalo, NY. This kit is from the late 1950s or early 1960s. Very large wingspan and 5 lb total weight. For .19 to .45 engines and multi-channel or single channel RC. 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. The small parts are still factory bag sealed; the parts that were never sealed are complete with 'excellent' large plans.

Matchbox TWO Heinkel He-70 F-2 / He-70 G-1 / He-170A - Hungarian Air Force / Spanish Civil War Nationalist / Lufthansa, 1/72, PK-132

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$27   

SALE!! Includes two kits on in one box. From 1987. Nicely molded with very fine raised panel lines and features the proper options for all versions listed, full cockpit and cabin, gun or non-gun deck, separately molded rudder, optional position landing gear and more. Has markings for Lufthansa Civil aircraft D-UMIM, Spanish Civil War Nationalist Air Force Grupo 7-G-14 and Royal Hungarian Air Force 1st Independent Long-Range Reconnaissance Group, 2nd Sq. The models have not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Tamiya Russian Army Infantry / Russian Army Tank Crew At Rest / Livestock Set, 1/35, 3522-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good to Sealed NM

$25   

SALE!! Includes all three sets. Perfect for any 1/35 armor diorama. One is factory sealed as shown. The other two are open but never started and the parts are all still in the factory sealed clear bags.

Tamiya Jagdpanzer V Jagdpanther Sd.Kfz.173s, 1/35, 3569

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$38   

Highly detailed and well molded. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.