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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.

Aurora The Phantom of the Opera - Universal Pictures - Canada Issue, 1/8, 428-129

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$140   

1964 Aurora of Canada issue. NOTE: builder kit only. This model has been started. The following sub-assembly are built: one rock is glued to the base; dungeon is built; leg halves assembled; shoe halves assembled. Quality of assembly is 'excellent' to 'very good'. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions present.

Revell Starburst Mobile - For 15 Aircraft Models, S-8180

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$115   

Rare. You have seen this item on the old Revell instructions and box side advertisements. This is the Starburst Model-Holding Mobile made from plastic and metal, the ultimate display accessory for your built up Revell kits. The mobile has not been started and is complete with center ball, grease pencil, eye-screw, all arms and rubber arm cups.

Revell 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II - 'S' Issue, 1/32, H1209-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$125   

Original issue hardbox 'S' logo kit from 1956. Not the common reissue. The hardbox is in exceptional 'Excellent++' condition with like-new color and gloss, four solid corners, no price tags, tape or marks from tag or tape. Light, general wear is the only flaw. Kit features detailed engine, opening hood, chassis detail and full interior. Molded in the correct first issue high gloss black, clear and chrome. Chrome is in excellent condition. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the factory sealed bag; the parts that were never sealed have been inventoried complete including instructions.

Gunze Sangyo Volkswagen Beetle High Tech, 1/24, G-511

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$119   

The amazing Gunze High Tech automobile series needs little introduction. Each is highly detailed and consists of a large number of precision cast metal parts, numerous photoetched metal parts, plastic parts molded in several colors and clear, rubber tires and more. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags. Includes instructions.

Cleveland Playboy Senior Class C Gas Balsa Flying Model Airplane Kit, GP-5017

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$225   

70 inch wingspan class 'C' gas free-flight model airplane. Cleveland entered the 1930s gas model market with the famous Playboy series. The design is so solid and popular that it is still a favorite at meets today (Like SAM - Society of Antique Modelers) where free-flight competitions are still held. Cleveland was late to introduce these kits (1939), but they wanted to ensure that the quality and performance was there. It appears that there were three aircraft in the Playboy line - the Baby, Junior and Senior. The model has not been started and is in exceptional condition. Whoever buys it will be the second owner; the first lives in town with me. The parts are inventoried 100% complete and includes covering tissue and 'excellent' never-used plans. Please NOTE: that there is some bug damage to the issue paper and very tiny bit to the edge of the plans. The Cleveland Model and Supply Company played a pivotal role in the development of true scale models. In 1909 Bleriot's English Channel flight caused a surge in aviation and model aircraft around the globe. Several companies were ideally positioned to take advantage of the aviation craze. In the USA, Wading River Manufacturing Co. (1909), White Aeroplane (1911), Ideal Model Aeroplane (1911), Broadfield Model Aeroplanes (1919) were among these pioneers, offering everything from plans and parts to complete kits and ARF models. Lindbergh's 1927 crossing of the Atlantic Ocean caused an even bigger world-wide phenomenon called 'The Aviation Craze' that extended up to the start of World War II. Many companies such as Megow, Guillow's and others started right around the time of Lindbergh's flight. Some of these models flew and flew well, but they all had one thing in common - were generally not accurate scale representations. In 1929, a youngster named Ed Packard had a very advanced dream to produce incredibly accurate, true scale models that flew perfectly. This radical idea established the world's longest operating single-owner model airplane supply business, called Cleveland Model and Supply Company. To this day, Cleveland models are treasured as the most accurate flying scale models produced. The fact that Mr. Packard started and successfully grew this business during The Great Depression is a testament to his ideals and business skill. I highly suggest the excellent book called 'Aviations great Recruiter, Cleveland's Ed Packard' by H.L. (Herm) Schreiner. It is an excellent history of the man, his company and the times of the Golden Age of Model Aviation.

MPC 1970 Dodge Challenger Plum Crazy With Trailer - Stock / Racing Version / Barris Custom Version, 1/25, 1470-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$425   

Very, very rare and even harder to find in this condition. This is a one owner model that was kept in climate controlled storage. Features numerous optional parts for all versions, detailed engine and compartment, opening hood, full interior, chassis detail, a trailer, tool hitch, tool box and more. Molded in the correct 'Plum Crazy' purple, clear, red-tinted clear, chrome plate and with rubber tires. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Amazingly, there are no obvious tire burns. The instructions are 'excellent' with the typical yellowing as the only flaw, amazing 'excellent++' graded decals and even the original flyer for MPC Dynoracers. This kit must be shipped insured.

Staggerwings Unlimited Beechcraft D17S or G17S Staggerwing - (YC-43 - UC-43 - GB-1 and Traveller I) - (ex ITC), 1/32

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$225   

From ex-ITC molds. This is the only large-scale model every made of the one of the most famous and beautiful light planes of all time. Very limited reissue. Includes a large decal sheet with the Staggerwing logo and stripes in black, red, blue and white, along with enough "N" number in large and small sizes for almost any aircraft - also in black, red, blue and white. In addition there are US Stars and Bars for the WWII Military version and a full color, high quality copy of the original 1938 Beechcraft sales brochure. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. The decal sheet is in amazing 'near mint' condition.

Wingnut Wings AMC DH-9, 1/32, 32035

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$175   

Out of production and amazingly well detailed injection molded kit with a fret of PE details and a wide array of decal choices. The kit has never been started. All parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Truck - Stock S-10 Or Cameo EL Versions, 1/2, 2434

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$115   

Still factory sealed. Dated 1993. Features 125 pieces, full engine & engine compartment, opening hood & tail gate, excellent front and rear suspension, optional S-10 Cameo El parts and decals, fully detailed bucket seat interior and more. Molded in light blue, clear, red-tinted clear, chrome plate with rubber tires.

Revell Apollo Saturn V Moon Rocket - 46 inches tall, 1/96, H1843-1200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair++

$225   

Hard to find first issue from 1969. The box is worn (details below) but inside it is in very good condition. Mold quality is excellent as is typical with the first issue. (Molds become worn as reissued are made and detail becomes less crisp and flash appears.) This is the finest large-scale injection molded kit of the legendary workhorse. The model actually comes apart and each sequence configuration of the Apollo Mission can be demonstrated: Lift Off, 2nd stage separation, 3rd stage separation, docking, lunar orbit, lunar module separation, lunar descent, lunar exploration, lunar lift-off, docking, starting for earth, separation, and reentry/recovery. Includes a clear panel for viewing the lunar module inside the Saturn V. A moon base is included in case you wish to display the Command Module and Lunar Module separately. The kit has never been started. The parts that were in bags are still in factory sealed bags. The very few parts that were never bagged have been inventoried 100% complete. With instructions, decals, clear window material and 'The Apollo Story' illustrated booklet. The box is complete and intact; however, it has clear tape at the center front (as shown) corner wear and bug damage to the color litho - mainly on the two sides and back.

HP Models SMS Konig Battleship 1917/1918, 1/700, G014

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$46   

Sale Pending
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The only model of this ship in 1/700 scale. Limited production waterline kit cast in high-definition resin. Very highly detailed. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes instructions. Recommended for the experienced modeler.

Eduard Bristol F-2B Fighter The Crocodile Brisfit - Limited Edition (F2B), 1/48, 1127

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$42   

Well detailed model features many photoetched parts (some color), large mask set, excellent injection molded parts with fine detail and decals for the incredibly colorful box art aircraft. This kit has never been started. All parts are still in the factory sealed bags. Complete with decals and instructions.

Bachmann Spectrum On30 Logging And Mining Cars Skelton Log Car (3) - O Scale Narrow Gauge, 1/48, 27391

Metal and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

$69   

Sale Pending
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Still factory sealed. Beautiful, factory build and painted set of three O scale narrow gauge cars.

ODK Bf-110 - (Me-110), 1/67, 4

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$52   

ODK was the logo used by Odaka Sangyo. Odaka began plastic model kit production in early 1960, but all production stopped by 1965. This early issue has very high gloss box art and the 'postage stamp' artwork frame. The Bf-110 was probably their 4th kit. The box top says "Sohatsu Series" and thanks to my friend Mr. Jiro Kawashima in Japan, this means "Dual Engine" series ('so' = dual and 'hatsu = engine') On the side, the first four kits are listed with the Bf-110 as #4. (The instructions say 'No.5' but Burn's guide agrees with the box top side that it is #4.) It is molded in a very dark green, black and clear like so many other ODK kits. Never started. The parts have been inventoried 100% complete and includes decals and instructions. The decals are noteworthy as they have giant all-red vertical stabilizer swastikas and fuselage markings for AE+JK.

UPC A-4A Skyhawk, 1/50, 5070-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$36   

UPC release from Lindberg molds. Features rockets and drop tanks, detailed engine, opening engine access panel, opening canopy, pilot and moving ailerons and rudder. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. UPC stood for Universal Powermaster Corporation which was based out of New York City, NY. UPC did not cut their own molds, but bought kits already molded from other manufacturers and re-boxed the kits in the USA. Scott Eidson, the famous artist best known for his artwork with Revell, also did UPC box art in the 1960s. All UPC production ended in the 1970s.

Comet Piper Apache, 1/64, PL13

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$115   

Rare. Early 1950s version before Aurora bought these molds when Comet exited the plastic kit business. The box and artwork are both in 'excellent' condition. Features all recessed detail, clear windows and windshield, rotating props, 'gear up' configuration and Comet 'teardrop' stand. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Midwest The Shrimp Dragger - For R/C or Display - 22 Inch Long Simplified Plank-On-Frame Maine North Atlantic Dragger, 1/27, 963

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$139   

This is an ideal second or third plank-on-frame model that is easily converted to R/C operation. Features die cut and machine cut hardwood and balsa, mahogany parts, complete fittings set, complete full size plans and illustrated step-by-step instructions. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags.

MTH Alco PA A And B Set With Proto-Sound - Southern Pacific - With DCC Reciver Onboard - HO Scale, 1/87, 80-2049-1

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$325   

Sold for 449.95 new. Ready to run, well detailed and loaded with features including onboard Proto-Sound 3.0. The locomotive and tender have never been run. They are still in the original factory internal packaging and have never even been displayed. Complete with all paperwork and even the original shipping box.

Hasegawa Thunderbirds F-4 Phantom - Bagged, 1/72, 120

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: No Box

$24   

Bagged kit - there is no box. The box is shown for reference only. From the 1980s and a well detailed kit for that time with large, extensive USAF Thunderbirds decal sheet. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.