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Craft Master Covered Wagon, 50121

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Early issue from 1971 when General Mills owned Craftmaster. This edition includes pinstripe wagon decals which the later issues did not include. Authentic, large-scale model from high quality, die-cut California Redwood, Ponderosa Pine and other materials as required. Measures 9 inches long and 7 inches high when assembled. Never started. All but one bag of parts is still factory sealed. The opened bag has been inventoried complete. With decals and instructions. This series contained several other kits, all done to the same (unlisted) scale - Circus Wagon, Covered Wagon Lamp (this kit with a lighting kit), Omnibus, Conestoga Wagon, Stage Coach, Chuck Wagon, Surrey, Ore Wagon, Stage Coach and also the Stage Coach with a lamp kit; most of these had decals. Notice that this early list differs significantly from the later issue list: Covered Wagon, Log Wagon, Jerky Wagon, Mule Team, Horse Team, Ox Team, Conestoga Wagon, Mile Wagon, Chuck Wagon, Delivery wagon, Dray Wagon, Stage Coach and Water Wagon. In the later issues, there was also a Fire Engine Wagon and even an Ox Team done to the same scale.

Lindberg LST (Landing Ship Tank) with LCVPs - LST 752, 1/245, 70865

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Crafthouse issue from around 2008. This model is from the original 1950s molds. Larger scale kit measures 16 inches long when built. It was considered to be very well detailed for that time. Full hull model features full rudder and propeller detail, complete deck fittings, separately molded AA guns and stands, LCVP landing craft with optional position doors and much more. Decals are furnished for LT 752. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora 1922 Murphy Special Indianapolis 500 Winner, 1/30, 522-79

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Mint

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Very rare and especially in spectacular investment-grade 'mint' condition inside and out. From ex-Best molds. Aurora purchased the Best molds for the Indianapolis 500 Winners and made one issue in 1958. Kit is molded in gloss white with real rubber tires, spoked wheels and includes a crew of two and some interior detail. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions; it even includes the original factory packing tissue. The 'Murphy Special', winner of the Indy 500 in 1922, was a Duesenburg chassis and a Harry Miller engine of 183 CID. It was driven by the great racer Jimmy Murphy.

Aurora 1931 Miller Special 1931 Indianapolis 500 Winner - (ex-Best), 1/30, 523-69

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

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Very rare and from 1958. The model is in investment-grade 'near mint' condition inside and out. From ex-Best molds. Aurora purchased the Best molds for the Indianapolis 500 Winners and made one issue. Kit is molded in white with real rubber tires, a driver figures, some interior detail and very nice decals. It has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions; even includes the factory tissue packing paper. Louis Schneider and 'Jigger Johnson' (driver and mechanic) drove the Bowes Seal Special to victory in 1931. The Miller Special had rear wheel drive, and eight cylinder 151.7 CID Miller engine and won the day averages 96.629 miles per hour. The track was dangerously unsafe that year due to a heavy drizzle that made driving over 80 mph dangerous - at one point, drivers were required to slow down to 80 mph and passing was not allowed other than the pit area. There were many spectacular accidents but the rain did relent and there were many speeds over 100 mph in the later part.

Top Flite Navion JIGTIME Flying Balsa Aircraft, B5

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Rare late 1950s kit in the famous Top Flight "JIGTIME" flying rubber free-flight model series. The Jigtime series were highly prefabricated 3D (not profile), all balsa models with no tissue. The tissue, rib and spar method was eliminated and it is built off of central jigs with all parts factory pre-painted with a colorful design. Includes fuselage sides, top & bottom, completely finished wings with the correct dihedral and camber, finished tail feathers, fully formed wire landing gear struts, finished wheels, plastic prop, thrust button, washers, rubber motor and full instructions. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions.

Tasman Kiwi Wings CAC CA-13 Boomerang and LTD 9806 1/48 CA-13 Boomerang (Bagged), 1/48, KW4802

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG and Bagged

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SALE!! Includes both kits. The Tasman model has injection molded main parts with recessed panel lines, numerous high quality metal castings, two vac canopies and full instructions including excellent photographic references. It has never been started and includes all parts and instructions. NOTE: missing decals. The LTD kit is a limited edition injection molded kit featuring fine recessed panel lines, detailed cockpit and engine, optional belly tank and decals for 3 aircraft - two aircraft of #4 RAAF Squadron and one aircraft of #5 RAAF. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Italeri UH-1C Huey Gunship - 'Easy Rider' US Army 174th ACH Vietnam 1970 or US Navy HA(L)-3 Bin Thuy Vietnam 1970, 1/72, 050

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. 1995 issue. Nicely molded kit with fine panel detail. Features full cockpit and interior, very nice transmission and rotor head detail, rocket pods, optional position cabin doors and decals and paint guide for both helicopters.

Hobby Craft Convair GRB-36 FICON With F-84 and XF-85 Goblin, 1/144, HC1273

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Rare. Still factory sealed but the seal has split on one short side. Very nicely molded kit that is still a good size in 1/144. Features all recessed panel lines, some cockpit detail, full landing gear, separately molded rudder, rotating props, FICON conversion parts and trapeze, scale F-84 and scale XF-85.

Tamiya P-51D Mustang - USAAF 336 FS 4th FG Capt. D. Gentile / 358 FS 355 FG Lt. William Hovde / 339 FS 504 FG, 1/48, 61040-1800

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

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Well molded with all recessed panel detail, excellent cockpit with pilot, optional position canopy, choice of optional exhausts, detailed gear wells, separately molded wing flaps, optional closed or open position rear radiator shutter, drop tanks and decals with paint guide for the four aircraft listed. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

AeroGraphics Avro 504 - 22 Inch Wingspan Flying Aircraft With Rubber / CO2 / Electric Power

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Superb flying model that can be powered three ways. Features high quality printwood sheets, factory cut stripwood and spars, all required metal hardware, plastic prop and thrust button, vacuformed cowling, wheels and pilot bust, covering tissue, a large sheet of authentic decals, rigging material, full size plans with detailed building and flying information and more.

Comet Curtiss Jenny JN-4D - 34 inch Wingspan Rubber / Gas Control Line / RC Flying Balsa Aircraft, 3646

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Large 34 inch wingspan flying kit can be powered by rubber, electric and made RC with modern lightweight servos and receivers. This is a deluxe Comet kit from the 1970s and features true scale appearance, rugged Super-X non-warping wing assembly, Tube-O-Matic fuselage construction, many lightweight plastic details - cowling, machine guns, pilot, bombs etc. for flying models or static displays, quality die-cut balsa parts, plywood firewall, factory cut spars and stringers, fully formed gear struts and wheels, windscreen material, covering tissue, hardware, weight for balancing, scale four-blade and flying (2 blade) propellers, rubber motor, huge color decorating sheet, detailed full size plans and building instructions. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes insignia 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.

Airfix Bae Sea Harrier FRS1 With Flightpath 24055 Sea Harrier FRS.1 Detail and Weapons Set - Falkland Islands Operation Corporate No.899 Naval Air Squadron HMS Hermes April/July 1982., 1/24

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Includes the factory-sealed Flightpath Detail and Weapons Set, which is super detailed with etched brass, cast metal and high definition resin parts. The actual kit is large scale and from new molds. It is very well detailed. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. Please note that as is policy, the paint and glue items are not included.

Monogram 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe, 1/8, 2600

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Very large 1/8 scale model that measures 22 inches long when assembled. Nicely detailed and well molded. Features complete 327 CID Fuel Injection engine and detailed engine compartment, opening hood, exhaust, suspension and chassis detail, steerable front wheels, complete interior, headlights that open and close and more. Molded in bright gloss red, black, clear and chrome and with real rubber tires. The clear and chrome are both in amazing 'near mint' condition with only very minor flaws. The kit has never been started. Inventoried and 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Please NOTE: one exhaust manifold is red (not black), it is from a later edition of this same kit.

MPC 1978 Dodge Sport With Minibike, 1/25, 1-7826

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Rare. Can be built factory stock or custom and includes 1/25 scale minibike. Features detailed engine and compartment, opening hood, full interior detailed underside and more. Molded in white, clear, red-tinted clear, chrome plate and with rubber tires. The kit has never been started. All the parts that were factory sealed (the vast majority) are still in factory sealed bags. The chrome, clear and tires are the only parts that were never factory sealed. They have been inventoried complete. Includes instructions and decals in excellent condition. NOTE: one fan blade was broken off the engine fan at the factory - even the hub where it broke off has been chromed over!

Revell Vietnam US Navy Swift Patrol Boat - (ex- Monogram), 1/48, 5104

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Revell reissue from quality Monogram molds. Large model features detailed deck fittings, clear cabin windows, elevating .50 caliber machine guns, working gun ring, 81mm mortar, display base and decals. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora AT-6 Texan, 1/48, 70-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG

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SALE!! Still factory sealed but the box has age foxing. Ideal builder kit. Dated 1960 but later than that due to no 'Famous Fighters' in the logo border. This was a good kit for the time, featuring 'good' cockpit detail, pilot and student figures, rotating prop and USAF decals.

Monogram F4U-4 Corsair - Blue Box Issue (F4U4), 1/48, 6833

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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1967 dated reissue of the famous 'Four Star' kit from 1963. Many action features; wings fold, landing gear and tail wheel retract and all gear doors close, working arresting gear and turning wheels and prop. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Monogram Curtiss SB2C Helldiver - Baby II of VMSB-224 US Marines, 1/48, 6831

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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1983 issue of the classic 1961 Four Star kit but with improved molds and better cockpit detail. Has many action features: folding wings, retractable landing gear, bomb bay opens and bomb drops (after swinging clear of the prop), rear guns that can be stowed or elevated, canopies that open and close and rotating wheels and prop. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram Grumman F4F Wildcat Action Model - Four Star Issue, 1/48, PA66-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

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Original issue hardbox dated 1961. NOTE: builder kit only, please read below. Features folding wings, optional position landing gear, underwing tanks, rotating prop and wheels and pilot + one ground crew. NOTE: this kit has minor and neat assembly. The engine cowl is glued to one fuselage half; quality of assembly is 'excellent+.' The pilot, his bulkhead and one elevator were once glued but have fallen off; there is some slight residual glue on the fuselage. There is no other assembly and zero painting. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Monogram Super G Constellation C-121C MATS Transport - White Box Issue, 1/131, 7591

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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1975 White Box issue. Very finely molded and detailed kit with traditional high Monogram quality. The model as never been started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing one part, the small cabin door. Easily made from sheet styrene. Otherwise complete with all other parts, decals and instructions present.