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Comet P-51D Mustang Struct-O-Speed Flying Model, F11

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-


From the early 1950s. Comet advertises that the Struct-O-Speed series 'Puts Itself Together...That Quick!' on the box top. These kits were very highly prefabricated for their time, and in comparison to the regular stick and tissue models, the claim is not unfounded. Features three sheets of die-cut balsa wood main parts, 13 inch wingspan, finished wooden wheels, rubber motor, plastic prop and bushing (although the instructions show a balsa prop),paper insignia and full plans/instructions. Never started. Inventoried complete with all parts and excellent plans. Die-cut wooden parts have not been punched out and are intact in the sheets.

Hasegawa P-51D Mustang - 3rd FS 3rd FG Jumpin' Jacques, 1/48, JT30

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Dated 1991 and highly detailed with 118 parts. Superbly molded with all very fine recessed panel lines. Features very highly detailed cockpit and landing gear wells, drop tank, bomb and rocket load-outs, two piece canopy and a very large and detailed decal sheet. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Chance Vought Cutlass F7U-3 Pre-S Issue - (F7U3), 1/59, H211-89

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-


Pre-S kit from 1954. Early hardbox issue with fantastic artwork. Molded in the correct gloss silver and clear and with the famous clear Revell 'Globe' stand. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and decals and instructions. Please NOTE: the decals are flat and intact, but have cracking due to being exposed to moisture. The instructions are good but have a very light water stain. The box has significant general wear also. Please see the article (located on this website) on how to save or recreate these decals on your home printer.

Frog DeHavilland Mosquito Mk4 or Mk6 - RAF or RAAF, 1/72, F187

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+


'Green Series' issue. As with most Frog models, there are very fine panel lines and no unrealistic surface detail. Features cockpit, crew, under-wing rockets and rotating wheels and props. Contains decals and parts for both air forces and parts for the bomber or fighter version. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Since there is no mention of a display stand on the instructions or on the box, I assumed one was not in this issue.

Revell 1911 Rolls Royce Highway Pioneers, 1/32, H46-89

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++


1953 issue, the first year for the 'Series Three' Highway Pioneers. The box is excellent, and the inside has never been started. It is still factory sealed in the 'krinkle' bag. Complete with instructions. Molded in deep burgundy plastic. Before the 1950s 'model building' never made the top 10 list of boy's activities. Hobbies were nothing new to America in the 1930s/40s, but they were not mainstream. Shortly after the turn of the century, many dedicated modelers built flying or static airplanes, ship, train, automotive or other subjects. Basic kits existed, but the majority of these models were built from scratch, which demanded a high talent level developed from years of experience. That changed in the early 1950s. The phenomenon of the Revell/Gowland & Gowland 'Highway Pioneers' car kits was a significant force in proving that model building as a hobby could have mass appeal, provided that the kits were easy enough to build and finish. These 1/32 scale vehicles could be built in an hour after dinner and looked much like the real car. The Highway Pioneers series lead to the production of other subjects in plastic and the effect was revolutionary. By the early 1960s, model building was the #1 past time of American boys.

Airfix Russian T34 - Bagged, 1/76, A16V

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG++


Still factory sealed. 1960s Type Three logo bagged kit with header. This model is part of the extensive and well detailed 1/76 scale Airfix armor series.

Hasegawa Mitsubishi A6M5c Zero Type 52 Hei Jinrai Squadron, 1/72, 08209

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint


Still factory sealed. 2011 issue with 95 pieces.

Verlinden Airfield Beacon Lights, 1/72, 74301

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc


Excellent cast resin accessory set, long out of production. It contains all of the beacons shown on the box photo. Still factory sealed inside.

Leoman TWO Sukhoi Su-9B Fishpot-B, 1/72, L9001

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: NM


SALE!! Includes two kits in one box. Both models have never been started and are inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present. Limited edition kit that is all injection molded, including the canopy. Features raised and recessed panel lies, (4) AA-1 missiles and decals for one of several aircraft.

Esoteric FW-190 S-5/S-8 Body Job Conversion, 1/72, BJ-7

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG


Beautifully cast high-definition resin fuselage with very fine recessed panel lines. Includes metal seat and vacuform canopy for S-5 and S-8 Versions. Converts the Italeri FW-190 to the S-5 or S-8. Does not include decals. Never started and complete.

Enterprise Jimmy Doolittle's Laird Super Solution U-Control - 17 inch Wingspan For Gas Power

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Dated 1947 and rare. Very early control line model for 1/2 engines. Features solid wood, precut wings, sturdy wood-planked fuselage, printwood, nose block, multiple engine mounting options, full hardware, excellent plans with many additional details. Contains all parts required and even color decals. Never started and inventoried complete.

Revell Boeing B-52 Giant Stratofortress - Pre 'S' Kit, 1/175, H207-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-


2nd release of this classic Pre 'S' kit from 1954. Features the higher profile box (1.5" high) with great artwork. Inside the kit has the four piece stand and the revised instructions showing it. NOTE: this kit has two parts neatly assembled- the fuselage halves have been assembled to 'near mint' quality. There is no other assembly and zero painting. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

Pegasus Fairey Fulmar Mk.I or Mk.II - FAA or USAAF - Bagged, 1/72, 3002

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed


Still factory sealed. Very good mold quality featuring all very fine recessed panel lines, cast metal details and full decals for both aircraft listed.

Pyro Hawker Fury RAF - (ex-Inpact), 1/48, P608-100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+


Larger scale (1/48) Fury model. Nicely molded good detail and subtle fabric texture where appropriate. Features cockpit detail, pilot with positionable arms and full rigging instructions. Very colorful checkerboard decals. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

High Planes Gloster E.28/39 Whittle (E-28 / Pioneer), 1/72, 72018

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++


Hard-to-find limited issue kit. Features injection molded main airframe parts, cast metal nose wheel and strut and vacuform canopy. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Lindberg Boeing Trainer PT-17 Kaydet - (ex-Varney / ex-O-Lin), 1/48, 508-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair


Rare 1950s hardbox issue with colorful Ray Gaedke boxart. This kit has a long and interesting history. These molds were originally created by Varney in the 1940s - please see the article on this website about this. The Varney PT-17 was one of the first injection molded plastic aircraft kits produced in the USA. O-Lin, of which Paul Lindberg was one-half of, purchased the Varney molds and released the kit after slight mold modifications. When O-Lin became Lindberg, the kit was released once - this kit - with the minimally modified molds. After this release, the molds were modified more significantly. Molded in glossy yellow, black and clear. The model has not been started. It is complete with all parts, decals and instructions. The parts are the correct early issue. The box displays better than the 'fair' rating but is graded a such to due to heavy wear at the right side of the box top and missing litho along the entire right short side.

CM WAGL207 USCG Cedar (Buoy Tender), 1/350

Resin Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair


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 2 to 3 weeks.

KVZ Mil Mi-4 - Civil DDR / USSR / Polish / Czech, 1/100

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair


KVZ was the logo used by this East German kit manufacturer from 1969 to 1973. During this time, some fantastic Cold War kits were produced of Russian Aeroflot Airliners and Military Helicopters and Aircraft. Comes with colorful markings for DDR, Polish, Russian and Czech versions. Molded in silver, black and clear. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.

AMT Haulaway Trailer - Five Car Transport (Car Hauler Transporter), 1/25, T523

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair


Rare first issue. This model is highly desirable not only for the detail but because you can display it with a semi tractor and your built up 1/25 or 1/24 scale cars (not included - this kit is the trailer only). Features fully detailed suspension, air brake parts, two position support legs, working rear ramp, two drive up ramps, 10 wheel chocks/block and more. Molded in white, red-tinted clear, amber-tinted clear, chrome plate and with rubber tires and metal axles. Never started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing (2) tiny round amber 'reflectors.' Otherwise inventoried with all other parts present including decals and instructions. NOTE: decals are age microcracked. There is a 3" x 1/2" section of box missing at the right side as shown.

Accurate Miniatures Ilyushin IL-2m3 Stormovik - Soviet WWI 'Flying Tank' - Soviet 566 ShAP (Battle Regiment) Leningrad Summer 1944, 1/48, 3407

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc


Still factory sealed. From 1997. Very well molded and finely detailed kit with all recessed panel lines, complete cockpit and more.