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Comet Taylor Cub - 18 Inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Aircraft, 3211

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$29   

1970s issue of the old 1940-50s kit. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, die-cut printwood, factory cut stringers & spars, fully finished wheels, thrust button and propeller, factory-formed wire landing gear struts, rubber motor, metal propeller shaft/rubber hood, clear canopy material covering tissue, color registration numbers, and detailed full size plans. The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts 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.

Comet Nieuport 11 - 13 3/8 Inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model, 3210

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$32   

1970s issue of one of the old 1930s kits. It features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality die-cut printwood, factory-cut stingers and spars, fully formed wheels, thrust button and propeller; covering tissue and detailed full size plans with building instructions. Never started and inventoried 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.

Comet Phantom Fury - 32 Inch Wingspan Endurance Competition Flying Airplane, 3207

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$36   

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1970s reissue of one of the more famous free-flight models of the 1930s. These aircraft were common in the 1930s when the sport of free-flight model airplanes reached it's zenith. It was not uncommon for these models to fly for 45 minutes or more on rubber power alone - many flew out of site, and it became common practice to write your name, address and phone number on the covering tissue. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality printwood, stripwood and spars, fully formed wheels, nose block, plastic propeller, covering tissue, rubber motor and detailed full size plans with building instructions. Never started and inventoried 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.

Comet North American P-51D Mustang - 18 Inch Wingspan Balsawood Flying Aircraft, 3204

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

$28   

This issue is from the 1970s and features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality printwood, factory-cut stringers and spars, wood stock as required, fully formed wheels, propeller, rubber motor, clear canopy material, covering tissue and detailed full size plans/building instructions. Never started and inventoried complete with all parts and includes all paperwork. 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.

Comet Globe Swift - 20 inch Wingspan Balsawood Flying Model Airplane, 3202-98

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$42   

1970s issue features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality printwood, factory cut spars and stripwood, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware, fully finished wheels & thrust button, canopy material, tissue, rubber motor and plastic propeller. Never started and inventoried complete with all parts and includes 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.

Comet De Havilland DH-4 Mail Plane - 21 inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Model Airplane, 3305

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG

$40   

Still factory sealed but the seal has drawn the box top concave as shown. The original kit is from the 1960s but this is a mid 1970s issue judging from the barcode. Large wingspan flying kit can be powered by rubber or electric and even made R/C with modern servos and receivers. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, markings for US Mail aircraft, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware, wheels, colored tissue and propeller. 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 Lockheed P-3A Orion ASW, 1/115, H163-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$40   

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1965 hardbox issue. The short service life of many Lockheed Electra aircraft posed a problem for Revell; they had invested in the Electra tooling but the kits were no longer selling. Luckily, the Navy took a long term view of the Electra airframe/powerplant combination and saw a superb ASW aircraft. Revell modified the Electra molds to produce this fine small scale Orion kit. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Testors 1933 Chrysler Imperial Phaeton, 1/24, 834

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$75   

Still factory sealed. This very well detailed model Features 117 pieces, rolling chassis build up just like the rear car, full front and rear suspension, driveline, differential, steering gear, exhaust, detailed engine, removable hood, full interior detailing and more, Usually molded in two plastic colors and with about 40 chrome plated parts.

Testors B-66B Destroyer - (A-3A), 1/72, 677

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$54   

Still factory sealed. Hard-to-find 1/72 version of the gun tailed B-66. This is the USAF version of the very large Navy Skywarrior A-3 or 'Whale' as the carrier crews and flight crews called it due to its large size. Features all recessed panel lines, detailed gear wells, cockpit detail and optional position landing gear. Contains a large, colorful decal sheet for two USAF aircraft - RB-66B 42nd TRW-England 1960 and RB-66B 19th TRW-England 1958. This is the early B-66 which is not that far removed externally from the original Navy A-3 Bomber. This B-66 still retains the tail stinger.

Testors RF-4C / RF-4E Phantom II - USAF 67th TRW Bergstrom AFB or Nevada Air National Guard, 1/72, 682

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$24   

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Still factory sealed. From 1989. Very nicely molded kit with very fine raised panel lines, optional parts for C and E variants, very good cockpit detail, recon nose with clear camera panels, optional position canopies, optional position landing gear, drop tanks and paint guide and decals for the two aircraft listed.

Testors B-52H Stratofortress - USAF 319th Bomb Wing Or 17th Bomb Wing, 1/200, 615

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$24   

Still factory sealed. From 1989 and features over 85 pieces, AGM-28 Hound Dog Missiles, external fuel tanks, complete landing gear, 'good' cockpit with two pilot figures and more. Includes decals for both aircraft listed.

Williams Brothers Douglas World Cruiser, 1/72, 72-424

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$22   

The only kit of the first aircraft to fly around the world. In 1924 four World Cruisers set out on a 27,553 mile flight that lasted 175 days. The epic flight was an adventure to say the least, and one aircraft (Boston) was lost, only to be replaced by the factory prototype, which was quickly renamed Boston II. Includes decals for all five aircraft. Well molded. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Williams Brothers Martin B-10B Bomber - 96th Bombardment Squadron / 11th BS / 31st BS, 1/72, 72-210

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$42   

The B-10 was a highly advanced aircraft for the 1930s, featuring fully enclosed crew, retractable landing gear, controllable pitch props and revolving turret. This model is very nicely detailed and molded. It features internal crew stations, retracted or extended landing gear with struts compressed or extended, external bomb rack and bombs, hard or flexible wheels and decals for three aircraft. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Testors Vought A-7D Corsair II - USAF Pennsylvania ANG 146 TFS 112 TFG / 3rd TFS Korat Thailand, 1/72, 341

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$22   

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From the superb Fujimi molds when they made the finest quality kits in the world. Features all fine recessed panel lines, detailed gear wells, cockpit detail, two piece canopy, and a loadout of 300 gallon drop tanks, AIM-9B Sidewinder missiles and Mk-82 Snakeeye bombs. The Testors issue includes decals for Pennsylvania ANG 146 TFS, 112 TFG and 3rd TFS Korat Thailand. Never started. Factory sealed bag with decals and instructions.

Williams Brothers Boeing 247 - Roscoe Turner Racer or United Air Lines, 1/72, 72-247

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$38   

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Still the only 1/72 kit ever made of this ground-breaking transport. Often called the first 'Modern Airliner', the successful Boeing 247 was one the earliest transports with all metal construction, retractable landing gear, de-icers and controllable pitch props. Includes two types of windshields, rubber tires, optional position landing gear and struts. Has full interior detail for two ships: long-range tanks and accessories for Col. Turner's MacRobertson Race Entry, and complete passenger seat interior for United version. Includes colorful markings for UAL or the Racer shown on the cover. Never started and inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

YuMo Soko G-4 Super Galeb Attack Trainer - Yugoslav Air Force Post-1992 / Yugoslav Air Force Pre-1992 / Burma Air Force 1992, 1/72, A-001

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$24   

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Very well made model features all fine recessed panel lines, very good fit, detailed cockpit, full underwing stores, decals for three aircraft including rare Burmese Air Force and even a very extensive set of stencils for the aircraft. Never started and inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Testors 1932 Howard Ike DGA-5 / 1925 Curtiss Racer R3C-2 / 1930 Laird Solution / 1932 Gee Bee R-1 Super Sportster - (ex Hawk), 1/48, 915

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$46   

SALE!! Includes all four kits from quality ex-Hawk molds. All kits are are never started. Each one has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Special Hobby Polikarpov R-Z Red Army - USSR 719 Light Bomber Regiment 1941 / 452 Aviation Regiment Charkov 1935 (Ski Equipped) / Air Show At Tushino 1937 / 6 Light Bomber Regiment, 1/72, SH72055

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$24   

This is a high-quality model that features optional parts for different versions, recessed panel line injection molded parts with resin and many photoetched details, film instruments, very good cockpit, one version with skis, detailed gunners station and more. Includes paint guide and decals for all versions listed. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Special Hobby Martin Baltimore Mk.III/IV/V - British Test Machine Baltimore III USA 1942 / Baltimore IV RAF Coastal Command 13th Squ Free Greece Gambut 1943 / Baltimore V 132 Grouppo 1st Stormo November 1944 Italian Air Force, 1/72, 72028

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$62   

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Rare. Finely molded with all recessed panel lines, numerous high-definition resin parts, excellent cockpit and crew stations, detailed gear wells and paint guide & decals for all aircraft listed. Never started. The resin parts are still in the internal factory sealed bag; all other parts have been inventoried complete and includes decals and instructions.

Special Hobby F2A-2 Buffalo Yellow Wing - With Decals For VF-2 USS CV-2 Lexington 1940 And VF-3 CV-3 Saratoga 1940 - (F2A2), 1/72, SH72133

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

$34   

This is a very fine model that features main injection molded parts with all recessed panel lines, extensive high-definition cast resin details, superb resin cockpit, gear well details, optional position (3 piece) injection molded canopy, correct clear lower (floor) window and more. There are decals and an excellent four-view paint guide for the two very colorful & historic aircraft listed. The kit has never been started. The resin parts are still in the internal factory sealed bag; all other parts are inventoried complete and includes decals and instructions.