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Pyro USS Maine Battleship - 'Remember the Maine' Spanish American War, 1/240, C241-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+


Very rare. 1967 hardbox issue in excellent condition. The Maine was reportedly bombed in Havana Harbor, which lead to the Spanish American War. Built kit measures 17 inches long. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Allwood Brand Covered Wagon, 1/16, 5014

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


An excellent, true-scale kit with very good detail. Features four sheets of sharply die-cut plywood, a sheet of die-cut finished 'wood grain' finishing parts, hardwood parts that are completely cut to final shape, dowels as required, sand paper, metal stock as required, metal hardware and a factory-sewn-to-fit canvas wagon cover. Measures just over 18 inches long overall with the tongue; the wagon alone measures about 9 inches long when built. The kit has not been started. Inside, all small parts are still sealed in the factory bag and the plywood parts are complete and not punched out. Includes excellent text and illustrated instructions.

LS Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero, 1/75, 6

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++


Rare old LS kit from the late 1950s, the golden age of Japanese box art. Classic imagery of Zeros in a pitched air battle with F4Fs. Kit features working tail hook, operating rudder, ailerons and wing flaps, retracting landing gear, opening canopy and optional bomb or drop tank load. Never started. Contents are still factory sealed, but the stand shown on the instructions is not present. I have never seen the stand in this issue, so it may be a mistake on the instructions.

Life-Like HMS Victory - The Ship of Admiral Lord Nelson, 09369

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+


From ex-Pyro molds. Utilizes the same great artwork from the first issue. Nicely molded small scale ship model that measures about 6 inches long when assembled. Full hull kit includes very nicely engraved deck and hull detail, well-molded cannons, billowing sails and display stand. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and instructions.

Aurora German Tiger Tank, 1/48, 312-130

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


Hard to find 1/48 scale armor kit. John Steel box art is dated 1964. In it's day, this kit was well thought of and very favorably reviewed. Molded in gloss gray with flexible tracks. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram F-86 Sabre Jet, 1/48, 5402

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


1976 issue of this famous Korean War jet fighter. Very finely molded and detailed kit with traditional Monogram quality. Includes full cockpit and landing gear detail, wheel well and speed brake opening detail, optional open machine gun bay and hinged flaps. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Comet Curtiss Robin With Comet Glue and Banana Liquid - 48 Inch Wingspan Balsa Flying Aircraft, P-4

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Dated 1935. Very rare. This kit is almost never found and even less in this condition. includes the never-seen sealed tube of very colorful Comet Cement and a glass jar of Comet brand Banana Liquid. Comet made a total of three different Robin kits and this 'Giant Wingspan' version is by far the largest. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction with quality balsa printwood sheet parts, stripwood and spars, fully formed wheels, spars and wood stock, wood blocks and dowels, beautiful machine cut 9" prop, a factory-sealed envelope of hardware, decals, two colors of tissue, an insignia sheet and detailed, full-size plans with building instructions. Never started and complete. 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.

Revell Woodstock 1930 Ford Woody Station Wagon, 1/25, H1324

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good


Dated 1974. In the 1960/70s Revell issued some amazingly well detailed 1/25 scale automotive models that were exhaustively researched from actual vehicles. The '30 Woody is one of those classic kits. It is molded in light wood tan and chrome with rubber tires and clear window material. The model builds up a rolling chassis just like the actual automobile. Features stock Model A engine, modified engine with custom speed equipment (chromed dual carbs, intake manifold, side valve cover, valve cover and headers), detailed suspension, spoke wheels, full engine compartment, hood that opens like the real car, complete interior and opening doors and tailgate. The kit has never been started. Inventoried complete with all parts and instructions. NOTE: two small parts are a different color plastic. They are from an earlier issue of this same kit.

Revell F-4E Phantom II and Mig-21 - Vietnam Air Battle - Soviet or North Vietnam Mig-21 and 555 TFS 423 TRW Ace Steve Ritchie Phantom, 1/32, 4747

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+


Still factory sealed. 1983 issue that contains both large 1/32 scale models. The Mig-21 features Atoll air-to-air missiles, removable detailed RD-11 turbojet engine, optional position landing gear with rotating wheels, hinged clear canopy and detailed cockpit. Decals are for Soviet or North Vietnamese Air Forces. The F-4 Phantom features removable engine, radar and removable radome, moving tailhook, detailed cockpit and opening canopies, optional position landing gear and an extensive loadout with AIM-9 Sidewinder, AIM-7 Sparrow missiles, multiple drop tanks, triple ejector racks and six Mk.82 500 lb bombs. Decals are for Steve Ritchie's aircraft.

Flyline Models Travel Air 6000 - 36 inch Wingspan for RC/Free Flight or Static Display, 115

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+


Very large kit for RC or built for static display. Flyline Models was a manufacturer out of Fairfax, Virginia USA. The models are known for their high quality. The kit contains full size detailed plans, instructions, high quality printed balsa sheets, decals, hardware and more. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including decals and instructions.

Airtec Boeing 727-200 - Fuselage Conversion, 1/144

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+


Well molded resin fuselage. Can convert any 727-100 kit to a -200. Never started and as new.

Aurora Piasecki H-21 'Work Horse', 1/49, 504-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++


Third issue of this classic kit. The box is dated 1956 but you can see the new oval logo moved to the lower right with 'Famous Fighters' in the border which would date this kit to 1958-59. Earlier in the 1950s a company called 'Helicopters for Industry' created a line of large early kits. In 1956 Aurora bought the molds and quickly reissued these models with new box artwork. Large kit features cockpit, spinning rotors, rotating wheels and opening doors. Molded in the correct gloss silver and clear plastic. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Hawk Nieuport 17 - Flip-Top Box Issue, 1/48, 706

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Poor


First issue from the early 1950s in the one-piece box. Molded in high gloss yellow and brown. The model has not been started. Complete with instructions, decals and all parts. The earliest issues of this kit did not have decals; this one does. That dates is as late in the first release. In the 1920s through the 1940s Hawk made constant scale 1/48 aircraft kits from wood. In 1946 they added plastic injection molded kits to the line and were possibly the first injection molded kit manufacturer in the USA. When Hawk made an early jump to all-plastic kits they kept the 1/48 scale and created these new one-piece boxes with two color artwork. NOTE: The box is complete but has numerous tears, tape marks, tape stains etc as shown.

Williams Brothers 1926 Ford Flivver 'Model A of the Air', 1/48, 48-661

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Older but nicely detailed and molded scale model of the 1926 Ford civil aircraft. Features very good cockpit and engine detail, rigging material, full size plans and rigging diagram, color decals and instructions. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

AMT 1970s Chevrolet Blazer Crew Cheif Engineers Wagon, 1/25, T340-225

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++


Original issue, not a reissue. Rare in this condition. This is an excellent model for that time and features a rolling chassis 4WD build up just like the real truck, fully detailed engine and compartment, full exhaust, suspension and steering detail, complete interior, working tail gate, optional rear roof with opening top rear door, optional driving lights and more. Molded in bright yellow, chrome plate, clear, red-tinted clear and with rubber tires. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Bandai German Armored Car Sd. Kfz. 232, 1/48, 8238-400

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Rare kit that is part of the classic and highly detailed 1/48 Bandai Pin Point armor series. These kits are beautifully molded and feature full interior detail as well as flexible treads, many operating features and very detailed crew members that can be posed in almost any position. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Hasegawa Messerschmitt Bf-109 G-2 - (Ff109G2), 1/48, JT29

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Very highly detailed and superbly molded with all very fine recessed panel lines. Features very highly detailed cockpit and landing gear wells, drop tank, separately molded leading edge slats and split flaps, multiple piece canopy and a very large and detailed decal sheet for multiple aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions. NOTE: decals are flat and intact but the backing paper looks lightly 'dirty.' They have probably been exposed to moisture; please be prepared to provide your own decals in case they do not work.

MPC 1972 Pontiac Grand Prix - Stock / Ski Machine / Spoof Version, 1/25, 1-7221-250

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-


Very rare original issue from 1972 and even rarer in this condition. Includes a factory-painted body, and the paint is in 'mint' condition. It is still in the factory protective wrapping and I have protected it even better for shipping. Well molded for that time and has parts to build any of the three versions listed- and the ski team vehicle includes accessories. Features detailed complete engine, engine compartment, opening hood, full interior, rotating wheels, exhaust and underside detail. Painted in metallic gloss brown and molded in clear, red tinted clear, and chrome plate. With real rubber tires. Never started. All the parts that were factory sealed are still sealed; the parts that were not (clear and chrome) have been inventoried complete. With instructions and decals.

Revell VW Kubelwagen Type 82, 1/9, H2207

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Very large 1/9 scale model with over 500 pieces. Incredibly well detailed and features working steering, working suspension, complete engine and transmission, real fabric top, opening hood, opening doors, complete interior, optional machine gun with central mount and much more. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Martin B-26 Marauder Flak Bait, 1/72, H147-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+++


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Still factory sealed. 1973 issue that features two detailed engines with removable cowls, optional position landing gear, crew of three, movable props, wheels, guns & turrets, authentic Flak Bait decals and more.