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Rareplane Lockheed L-1049 / EC121H / WV-2 Super Constellation, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Still factory sealed and very rare in this condition. This is a complete kit of the Lockheed Super Connie for Civil or EC-121H or WV-2 Configurations. If you wish, the kit can be used to perform a conversion of the Heller civil L-1049 to the USAF EC-121H or the USN WV-2.

Esoteric Grumman AF-2S / AF-2W / AF-3S Guardian - AF-2S from VS931 / AF-2W from VS931 / AF-3S from NAS Los Alamitos / AF-2S NAS Oakland Reserve / AF-2S VS25 / AF-2W VS25 / AF-2S VS37 / AF-2W VS37 / AF-3S NAS New York Reserve, 1/72, NAF-26

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

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Very highly detailed. Molding quality is better than most injection molded kits. Features vacuform main airframe parts with all fine recessed panel lines, cast metal details, cockpit details, parts for all versions, drop tanks, wing search light, radome and paint guide and decals for the aircraft listed. The kits have never been started. All parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Cobra Company PB4Y-2 Privateer Super Detail Set For The Matchbox Kit, 1/72, CC72019

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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This is the ultimate set for upgrading the venerable Matchbox Privateer. Features a vast number of high-definition resin cast parts, clear parts and extensive, illustrated instructions. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions.

Cobra Company PB4Y-2 Privateer - Single-Tail Navy Liberator, 1/144

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Rare 1/444 model and the only kit every made of this subject in that scale. This is a full kit consisting of very highly detailed resin parts, many photoetched brass parts, clear canopies and windows and decals for many aircraft: US Navy "Accentuate The Positive" (based at Tinian), "Cover Girl", VP-871 Kimpo Korean War, Nationalist Chinese (Taiwan) 1950s and French Escadrille 28F Aeronavale. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

MPC McDonnell F-15 Eagle (A or B) / AMT F-117A Stealth Fighter / Starfix F-5E Tiger / Starfix T-38 Talon Trainer, 1/72, 1-4406

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG To Sealed Good+

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SALE!! Includes all four kits. The F-15 is still factory sealed but the seal has splits. The F-117, F-5E and T-38 have never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Renwal 75mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Skysweeper - M51, 1/32, 552-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Early 1960s issue and an excellent model with 134 parts and a Combat Crew of 5. The model has an incredible host of operating features that mimic the real weapon. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present. The Skysweeper was a 45 round-per-minute that was teamed with the Nike Ajax in the late 1950s/early 1960s to defend America against Soviet Attack. The gun system was radar controlled and fully mobile. It could be set up on any terrain and ready to fire in 2 minutes. The unit was considered very advanced an complex at the time; it took army maintenance crews 37 weeks each to train on the system at Aberdeen.

Renwal Skysweeper M51 (D48) 75mm Anti-Aircraft Gun, 1/32, M552-169

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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First issue from the late 1950s. Fantastic model features 134 pieces, a host of moving features that almost duplicate the operation of the actual gun, combat crew of 5 and more. The kit has never been started. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Please note that the box has gray paint on the far right lower section as shown. The Skysweeper was a 45 round-per-minute advanced AA gun/electronics package that was teamed with the Nike Ajax in the late 1950s/early 1960s to defend America against Soviet Attack. The gun system was radar controlled and fully mobile. It could be set up on any terrain and ready to fire in 2 minutes. The unit was considered very advanced an complex at the time; it took army maintenance crews 37 weeks each to train on the system at Aberdeen.

Kleeware Grumman S2F Hunter Killer - ASW Aircraft - Large Scale Issue - ex Comet, 1/54, 9120

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Mid to late 1950s Comet kit issued by Kleeware in Great Britain as 'Comet Series Authentic Scale Models.' This issue is of the larger, near-1/48 version of the S2F. As with most Comet kits, this one is well molded with all recessed panel detail and no unsightly rivets. Features retractable sonar dome and MAD boom, extensive clear windows, wing search light with clear cover, rocket under-wing load out, rotating props and display stand. Molded in gloss gray and clear. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. NOTE: one missile fin is a different color; it is from an earlier issue of the same kit. Please note that the box displays better than the 'good' grade but is rated as such because there is clear tape on the right short side and a small amount of clear tape on both long sides adjacent to the right short side.

IMC Gates Learjet Model 24 - (Lear Jet), 1/48, 401-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Hard-to-find early issue Type 24 from original IMC molds. Once Testors received these molds, they modified them, making any reissue of the Model 24 impossible. Features movable ailerons and rudder, full cockpit and business cabin interior, opening cabin upper and lower doors with stairs and magazine rack, removable front nose panel that shows the detailed avionics bay, removable engine covers & detailed turbojet engines, clear lenses for tip tanks lights and green and red tinted clear for wing tip navigation lights Molded in white, clear, chrome plate and with real rubber tires, full decals including stripes and more. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Pyro 1909 Lozier Briarcliff - Vintage Brass Car Series, 1/32, C455-125

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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1967 Pyro issue from original molds. In the early to mid 1960s 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. The Lozier was a large four cylinder T-Head rated at 45 horsepower. The wheelbase was 124 inches and she rode on huge 36 x 4.5 tires. This Pyro car model is based on a car that was owned by Thomas J Lester of Chargin Falls, Ohio that Pyro engineers and designers had access to. The model includes rubber tires, brass plated parts, colored injection molded parts and clear parts. Features detailed chassis, complete motor and interior and a removable hood or 'bonnet'. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: while all parts are present, 2/3 of on windshield support rod is broken off and missing. Easily replaced with cylindrical plastic or metal stock.

Lindberg Aircraft Carrier USS Wasp CV-18 - Essex Class, 1/500, 705-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Classic 1950s kit with fantastic Ray Gaedke artwork. Please note that this issue has the first (round) logo on sides and the second logo 'Lindberg Line' rectangle on top. Larger 1/500 scale ship features 32 aircraft, full-length interior hanger deck, full hull with prop and rudder detail, three optional position elevators, detailed island and extensive AA weapons including (dual 5 inch turrets, 40mm quad mounts and single 20mm mounts) and more. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, flag sheet, decals and instructions. NOTE: the decals have stains. The stains do not in any way interfere with building the kit. The box has wear and heavy creases at the left as shown.

Microscale Convair 990 - Alaska / Swissair / Northeast Decals, 1/144, MS4-6

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

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From ex-Topping molds. This is an accurate injection-molded kit with full color decals for all airlines listed and a display stand. Never started. Inventoried with all parts present, display stand and includes 'near mint+' condition decals and instructions. Before using any older kit decals, please see the two articles on this website about decal restoration and using older decals.

Xotic-72 Savoia Marchetti SM-84 Bomber - (AV USK), 1/72, 2025

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Very rare kit from 2006. This is the only model made of this subject. The SM-84 was the replacement for the SM-79. It served well as a level bomber but did best in the intended torpedo roll. SM-84s gave the Royal Navy a hard time in the Med, including torpedoing the Battleship Nelson. This is a nicely molded, limited-run model with all main injection molded parts and resin engines. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell USS Yorktown CV-5 Aircraft Carrier, 1/490, 85-3017

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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2011 reissue of the original 1967 kit. The Yorktown was one of three prewar sister carriers along with Enterprise (CV-6) and Hornet (CV-8). The Yorktown saw extensive action in the Coral Sea and Midway and was lost after an epic struggle to save the ship. This is a very nicely done model that features 114 pieces, the correct parts to differentiate it from her sisters Hornet and Enterprise, 20 SBDs Dauntless dive bombers, 20" long hull one-piece full hull with propeller and rudder detail, partial hanger deck fore and aft, detailed island structure, movable cranes, optional position elevators and more.

Revell F7U-3 Cutlass - (F7U3), 1/60, 00019

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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This Revell 'Classics' reissue is from 2010 and is the final 1960s modification of the 'S' kit molds - which means it is a Pre-S Cutlass with Sparrow missiles and pylons. Makes a perfect 'Classic Builder.' Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Convair B-36 - Takara Japan Issue, 1/184, H139-700

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Hard to find issue dated 1977. The molds are the same as used in the classic 1950s Pre-S kit. As with most Revell Japan models, it includes extra features; in this case, a glue applicator, tweezers, modeling size putty knife and four modeling clamps. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell F-8E Crusader - Jet Commando Issue, 1/67, H255-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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1967 Jet Commando hardbox issue. This is a reissue (probably the last) of the original 'S' kit from the 1950s. Makes a perfect 'Classic Build' model. Features optional position landing gear and wing tips, VF-11 markings and four AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell B-25 Pacific Raiders, 1/64, 85-0216

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

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2008 SSP reissue of the 1965 'Pacific Raiders', which in turn was a reissue of the 1954 'S' kit - just in Pacific colors and markings. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bag including decals and instructions.

Revell British Canberra Bomber Whip-Fly, 1/81, H157-129

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

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Rare hardbox kit from 1961 has fantastic artwork of an RAF Canberra flying over 'The Rock'. This example is in amazing investment grade 'Near Mint' condition with factory new color and gloss, four solid and original corners, no repairs, no fading, creasing or tears, no price tags or tag marks and no tape or tape marks at all. The only flaws are very light wear as hown on the box top. Based on the 1950s B-57 "S" kit, the Whip-Fly Canberra comes with RAF decals, flight ballast, control handle, 12 feet of control line, control ring, colorful streamers for the jet engines and a underside pod which is a in-flight whistle! Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions included. Included in the famous 'Whip Fly' series are the H151 F9F-8 Cougar, H152 F-84F, H153 F-89D Scorpion, H154 F8U-1 Crusader, H155 F-39 Airacobra and H156 F-101A Voodoo. Although not listed yet, there was also a Whip-Fly Canberra, F-106 and Yak-25 Flashlight. The Whip-Fly series seemed like a good idea...at first. Revell quickly realized that spinning heavily-ballasted, sharp objects at dizzying speeds in or outside the home near groups of children was not the best idea. The series was quickly discontinued.

Revell Bell X-5 - Research Aircraft - With Master Modelers Stamp And Application Form, 1/40, H187-129

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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First issue from 1960 with great hardbox artwork. This model features variable sweep wings, retracting landing gear, detailed jet engine and movable control surfaces. Molded in white and clear and includes the famous Revel 'Globe' clear swivel base as well as a Master Modelers Stamp for this kit in 'excellent+' condition and even the MMC Application Form. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. The X-5 was the first aircraft to change the angle of wing sweepback in flight, and paved the way for the legendary F-111 and F-14.