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Fujimi Chance Vought F4U-5N Corsair - (F4U5N), 1/72, 7A10-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$20   

Features fine raised panel lines, radar, drop tanks, rocket loadout, separately molded ailerons and pilot figure. US Navy decals. This kit has not been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Hasegawa F-100 Thunderbirds Super Sabre, 1/72, 121

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$34   

Still factory sealed. Classic Hasegawa kit with very large and detailed Thunderbirds decal sheet.

Hawk Continental Air Lines Jet Prop Viscount, 1/96, 506-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$49   

Rare model of the first commercial 'Jet Prop'. Model includes boarding ramp. NOTE: The top half of the fuselage has been painted white (one thin coat only) as per the box artwork. You could use it or remove it with DOT3 brake fluid or other paint remover. NOTE: the kit has minor assembly. The wing halves and nacelles have been assembled. Quality of assembly is excellent - there are no gaps and no visible glue. There is no other assembly or paint - ideal builder. Complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Westerfield 36' Fowler Boxcar 6' Doors 1923 Modernized - Canadian National - HO Craftsman Kit, HO, 4301

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$36   

Out of production. Very high quality modern craftsman-style HO kit. The main parts are beautifully cast in high definition resin while the details are injection molded and metal. With transfers. The kit has never been started. The small parts are still in the internal factory sealed bag and the rest have been inventoried complete including transfers and instructions.

Aurora United States Sailor, 1/8, 410-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$155   

First issue dated 1957 and with artwork by Marinelli. Part of the famous early Aurora 'figure' kits, which were launched with the purchase of the Crown knight molds. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Ventura Spitfire HF Mk.VII - RAF MD172 of 131 Sq FO Donald Nicholson March 1944, 1/72, C0204

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$19   

Limited issue injection molded kit. Features injection molded main parts with all fine recessed panel lines, cast metal details, fine metal screen for the radiator, two vacuform canopies and decals and paint guide for the aircraft listed. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing one main gear wheel. Otherwise inventoried with all other parts, decals and instructions present.

Precisia 1769 Le Fardier and Cugnot Automobile, 1/43

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$245   

Very Rare. From the late 1950s. It is very finely molded for that time and is approximately 6 inches long when assembled. Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot was a French inventor who built the world's first automobile that could carry passengers. He first built a model in 1769, then the full sized version in 1770. He was a military engineer and the French Army showed great interest as this would an ideal way to move field artillery. The model and vehicle was know as fardier a vapeur (steam dray) and it did work, although not good enough for the Army to abandone horses. In 2010 a perfect copy was built at Arts et Metiers ParisTech and it performed perfectly. This is the only assembly kit known of this remarkable and historical vehicle. It is molded in red plastic and has 63 parts. The kit has never been started. All the parts but the frame are still in the factory sealed bag. The frame is intact and complete but never sealed. The instructions are present and in 'very good++' condition. They are in French but there is an old hand-written translation (from the early 1960s) of every word included. Precisis kits are so rare and almost never turn up for sale publically (a small handful since 2009) that little is known about them beyond the fact that they are of high quality and cover unusual subjects. For years advanced collectors knew of Precisia and assumed them to be metal models...an easy mistake to make since no kits had ever seen. We have only learned in the past 18 or so years that they were plastic. Precisia also made a 1900 Tonneau Renault 4 CV, Bugatti 1927, 1899 Grobron-Brillie and 1898 Coupe Peugeot model kits.

Italeri Mirage 2000D Strike Fighter - France Red Flag 1992 / Greece / Taiwan, 1/72, 023

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$14   

A very nice kit featuring all fine, recessed panel lines, detailed dual cockpits, optional position canopies, drop tank, missile and air-to-air missile load out and markings and full paint guide for the aircraft listed. The kit has never been started. Inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Scale Flight AMCO's Curtiss A-3 Falcon - 16 inch Wingspan Dime Scale Flying Airplane, Dime

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM

$18   

Scale Flight Model Company in Bloomington, Indiana, USA was dedicated to releasing authentic reproductions of the finest "Dime Scale" flying model (stick and tissue) kits from the 1930s/40s. Dime Scale models used to sell for a dime in the 1930's, hence the name. They are actually box scale, but as a general guideline, they usually had a wingspan of 16 inches and have simple and light construction. "Dime Scale" models are now a class flown in some competitions. Kit consists of contest grade printwood, contest quality strip wood, machine cut balsa propeller, the best Japanese tissue, wooden wheels, competition bushed nose plug, brass thrust washers, prop shaft, prop freewheeler, FAI rubber strip motor and a copy of a genuine dime scale plan that was used in the 1930s-1940s. The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

Monogram Grumman TBF Avenger - Four Star Issue, 1/48, PA31-149

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$89   

Original issue hardbox datedfrom 1958. The box is in exceptional condition with like-new color and gloss, four solid corners, no tape and no price tags. The is light general wear on the edges and other small flaws. This model has many action features: the wings fold properly as on the real aircraft, landing gear retracts, bomb bay doors open and torpedo drops, machine gun rotates and elevates, and the prop and wheels turn. Includes four airmen. Molded in the correct dark gloss blue and clear plastic. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Squadron (2) F4U-1 Corsair 'Birdcage' Replacement Canopies - (F4U1), 1/72, 9119

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed

$4   

Very well molded, crystal clear two canopy set in 1/72 scale. Never used and still sealed in the original Squadron ziplock bag. These clear and thin canopies are a superior upgrade to the thick canopies supplied with most kits.

Heller Pamir Four Masted Barque, 1/150, 804

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG-

$149   

Very large and highly detailed kit with 738 parts. Measures 75cm (~30 inches) in length and 40cm (~16 inches) high when assembled. Full hull kit includes display stand, fantastic deck and fittings detail, railings, detailed masts with separate yards, billowing vac sails, full rigging supplies, numerous rigging diagrams and pin diagrams and full building instructions in English, French and German. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. The Pamir was bulit in 1905 at Blohm & Voss shipyards to become the 51st ship in the fleet of R.F. Laeisz of Hamberg ("The Flying P Line" was a reference to the starting letter of most of the ships names and the numerous records that they held). She was a four masted barque of 4425 tons with a crew of 33. She saw extensive trade service between the wars and served in both World Wars. After WWI she was given away as compensation; however her original owner bought her back in the 1920s. Before WWI she was sold to a Finnish cereal shipping fleet. Her beauty saved her from torpedoes from a Japanese Submarine - the Commander simply could not sink so wonderful a ship. In her 40th year of existence, the Pamir was bought with the Passat by a Dutch demolition crew. Yet at the last moment the West German merchant marine bought both ships to train cadets in the 1950s. The Pamir was lost in an Atlantic storm in 1957.

Tamiya Royal Navy Sea Harrier FRS.1 - Royal Navy No. 899 NAS FAA at RNAS Yeovilton / No. 800 NAS FAA on HMS Hermes / No. 801 NAS FAA on HMS Invincible, 1/48, 61026

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$27   

Nicely, crisply molded kit with cockpit and pilot, optional position canopy, detailed jet engine and removable engine panel, linked rotating thrust nozzles, 30mm Aden gun pods, under-wing stores including 1000lb bombs, drop tanks, AIM-8 Sidewinders in three different load configurations and decals with paint guide for three different aircraft. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including decals and instructions.

Aurora P-51 Mustang with 'Horse' Artwork, 1/48, 118-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$110   

Classic boxart with the famous 'Bucking Airborne Horse'. The artwork is dated 1956, but this kit is likely about 1959 - note the 'Famous Fighters' in the border of the sunburst Aurora logo. The artwork is the original issue P-51 with a slight downward angle and the horse added. Has many working features: detailed engine with removable cowling, full cockpit and retractable landing gear. Molded in gloss olive drab and clear. This kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Aurora Boeing B-29 Superfortress, 1/76, 372-259

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$125   

Rare 1957-1962 issue retaining the same artwork as the 1956 issue. This kit has arguably the most dramatic and fanciful B-29 composition from the 'Golden Era' of modeling. Note the square 'Northern Lights' logo has been replaced with the 'Famous Fighters' Aurora sunburst oval logo and there is a '$2.59' price circle at the upper right. I believe the 3rd issue. The box is in 'very good' condition with nice color and gloss. There are no split corner and no repairs. It does have general even wear. Molded in gloss silver and clear, with a big clear 'triangle-based' Aurora stand. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes 'near mint' condition decals and instructions. Responding to market information that boys wanted larger kits, Aurora introduced the B-26 followed by the B-29 and B-25, all of which sold well for many years- almost right up until the end.

Vac Wings Sukhoi SU-2, 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$6   

High quality vacuform kit with recessed panel lines, full plans/instructions and clear parts as needed. Still factory sealed. Certain modeling skills are required to build vacuform kits. Not recommended for beginners.

CM DD-724 USS Laffey (Sumner FRAM II 1968), 1/350

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$150   

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 six to eight weeks.

CM ATF67 USS Apache (Oceangoing Tug), 1/350

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$70   

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 six to eight weeks.

DML/Dragon Mistel-2/S2 Fw-190 F-8 and Ju-88 G-1, 1/48, 5510

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$54   

Very large and well molded kit with a fine recessed panel lines. Contains photoetched details. The kit has never been started. The contents are still in factory sealed bags. Includes decals and instructions.

AMT-Matchbox BAC Lightning F Mk.2A / F Mk.6 - RAF No.74 Sq Singapore August 1970 / Lightning F.2A No.92 Sq. West Germany June 1974, 1/72, 7124

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$22   

From Matchbox molds. Has decals for both aircraft. The Singapore aircraft took part in Exercise Bersatu Padu. Five nations participated in this multi-service exercise in Singapore and Western Malaya. Lightnings flew standing air patrols, refueled day and night, and successfully intercepted attacking Vulcans and Canberras. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.