Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc+
Includes both colorful squadron decals. This high performance follow-up to the F-102 enjoyed a successful and long service life; I can remember seeing them in 'Alert 5' shelters at the Florida Air National Guard base at Jacksonville International in the 1980s. Kit is nicely detailed for it's age and features external tanks, optional position missile bay doors and a full load of Falcon Aim-4 E/F Air-to-Air Missiles. Never started. Factory sealed bag with decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc++
Still factory sealed. Nicely molded kit with 103 parts.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc+
Still factory sealed. In the 1970s, MPC released the very popular Profile Series. Inside each box was a quality Airfix kit but with MPC decals to build any of the three aircraft shown on the box top.
Multimedia Model Kit, Box Condition: Good+
Pocher made the finest automobile models ever created. The detail and working parts on these long out-of-production, big 1/8 scale kits is amazing. This kit is a prefect reproduction of the original car that won 1st place at the 1907 Grand Prix de France with an average of 113.612 KPH with Felice Nazzaro as the pilot. The prototype of this car was used with the original drawings to create this model. It has 823 parts of plastic, brass, steel, leather, iron, rubber, copper, aluminum and other materials. Features include super detailed engine, opening hood, complete interior, all pilot controls, operating steering, working suspension, operating steel drive chains and more. NOTE: this kit has very minor, neat assembly. The follow sub assemblies are built to the quality listed in the parenthesis: block, oil pan and drain plug (3 parts, 'professional' quality assembly), magneto assembly ('professional'), radiator (4 parts, 'professional'), handle to engine crank (2 parts, 'professional'), radiator cap to radiator band (2 parts, 'professional') and the "F2" decal is applied to the radiator front ('professional'). There is no other assembly. Most parts are still in the factory sealed bags, but about 10 bags were opened and four more had the typical age splits; I inventoried those bags and they are complete with all parts. Includes decals and instructions. Recommended for experienced models only. Shipping insurance (and Express Mail for international customers) is required.
Vacuform Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed
Still factory sealed. The Pembroke was developed from the civil 'Prince' aircraft, which was an airliner feeder and executive transport. The Pembroke replaced the Anson as the RAF's utility aircraft and was also used with the Luftwaffe/Marine and the air forces of Belgium, Rhodesia, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. Basic vac kit with white main parts and clear parts as required. With plans. Vacuform kits are only recommended for those who have experience with this type of model.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc-
Third issue of the rare Zero from Aurora. First issue was the 59 cent Brooklyn issue, then came the 88-59 'Carrier' issue, then this 'Carrier' issue 88-69. This art was only issued for one year and maybe less. Molded in brilliant high gloss yellow and clear with the correct rectangular clear stand. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and correct decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good
Classic well-detailed large-scale kit. 1970 issue. Decals are for Corsair flown by Pacific Ace Ira Kepford. Kit features detailed Pratt and Whitney R-2800 engine and removable cowling, opening canopy and complete cockpit, folding wings, clear landing lights, optional position landing gear and movable wheels and propeller. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.
Wood and Metal Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
This is a Kyosho kit made and packed in Japan in the 1960s but marketed by Kayeff Inc in California. I estimate the wingspan to be about 36 inches. This is a beautiful classic kit with a high degree of prefabrication for it's day. The kit features completely precut ribs, wheel pants, firewall, elevator, rudder and many other balsa parts (thin and very thick), die-cut plywood fuselage bulkheads, formed wire main and nose landing gear, balloon tires, metal push rods (for control line linkage), a metal hardware pack that is still sealed, numerous other wood and metal parts as needed, window material, tissue covering and more. This kit has not been started. The parts are complete, with the factory sealed ones still bag sealed and many parts still wrapped with the factory Kyosho tape. NOTE: I have lost the plans to this kit. You will need to find a set of Kyosho plans to build this model.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed NM
Still factory sealed. Very near 1/72 scale DDR kit from the East German cold war model manufacturer. Has markings for civil or USSR Air Force issues, as well as Czech civil markings. Kit features clear parts, silver injection molded parts, fine antenna material and usually includes glue.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc++
Includes decals and parts for both variations. Very highly detailed and well molded with very fine recessed panel lines. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all other parts, decals and instructions.
Other Materials, Box Condition: Exc++
Unused decals in mint condition.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc+
Excellent model with superb mold quality and very good detail. Large-scale model can be built for static display or fully motorized with twin RE-280 or RE-260 motors (included) and easily converted to R/C (radio control). Inside, the kit it as new. All parts are still in the factory sealed bags. Includes all running hardware.
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: Fair
From the mid to late 1930s. New old stock from a closed down hobby shop but the kit has been opened and the glue has failed along the long box side. There is other general wear but the kit inside is like new. Features 15 inch wingspan, quality balsa printwood and wood stock, fully carved hardwood wheels and thrust button, partially carved prop blank (needs sanding), balsa blocks as required, color insignia sheet, covering tissue and detailed, full size plans that include instructions. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions. NOTE: Box is only fair. Pre-carved prop has been broke in two places but is complete. Some of the wood strip stock has been broke but is all present.
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc++
Still factory sealed. Easy Built was a Canadian manufacturer who made excellent reproductions of classic flying designs from the 1930 and 1940s. Original plans were used. High quality modern kit made in the finest tradition of the stick and tissue flyers. Features high quality printed balsa, strip wood, propeller, rubber, full sized plans and other accessories.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc
Limited edition kit. Very well detailed. Features a brass fret with many photoetched parts. Includes film instruments and a large decal sheet for three aircraft. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc+++
Rare first issue from the early 1950s. Correct gloss silver color with square original-style clear base and arm. Correct first issue instructions and decals. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts decals and instructions.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
Hard-to-find kit from 1993. This kit was made as a tie-in to the successful TV series from Universal City Studios. Comes with display stand and support vehicles. The kit has never been started. All parts are still in the factory sealed internal bag. Includes instructions in excellent condition.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
First issue. The hardbox is dated 1959 and has 'Famous Fighters' in the oval border of the logo, with 'Aurora' over the 'Northern Lights.' Dramatic Jo Kotula artwork. This is the only model ever made of the famous (or infamous) German WWII converted merchant raider which was the subject of several books and a major movie called 'Under Ten Flags'. The long WWII voyage was legendary, and the ship is well represented in this full hull model. Covers can be removed to reveal hidden guns, torpedo tubes and the Ar-196 float plane. The box has four solid corners, no repairs and 'very good' gloss and color - there is wear as shown, especially at the corners. The model has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Shipping insurance is required. From modeler Stephen Payne: Recommend that the builder or collector of this kit add the following books to their collection-The German Raider Atlantis by Captain Bernhard Rogge & Wolfgang Frank & Sea Raider Atlantis, Story of a German Surface Raider by Ulrich Mohr & A.V. Sellwood. The first book is by the ATLANTIS commander, Kapitan zur See Bernhard Rogge. He oversaw the transformation and outfitting in Bremen and captained the ship during her 602 day operational voyager which sank or captured 22 ships totaling 144,384 t (142,104 long tons). Rogge also was one of the few German officers of flag rank who was not arrested by the Allies after the war due to the way he had exercised his command of Atlantis. Captain J. Armstrong White, captain of the British CITY OF BAGHDAD, which Atlantis sank in July 1941, stated, "His treatment of prisoners left respect, instead of hatred."The second book is by the ATLANTIS First Officer, Ulrich Moher. Both books read much the same as the events related are the same, but it is interesting to see these events from the two perspectives. Captain White (see above) wrote the foreword to Atlantis, the Story of a German Surface Raider, written by U. Mohr & A. V. Sellwood.The German auxiliary cruiser Atlantis (HSK 2), known to the Kriegsmarine as Schiff 16 (SHIP 16) and to the Royal Navy as Raider-C, was a converted merchant vessel to German Hilfskreuzer (auxiliary cruiser) used for commerce raiding. Commerce raiders did not seek to engage warships, but rather attack enemy merchant shipping; the measures of success are tonnage destroyed (or captured) and time spent "at large" holding up enemy resources. Atlantis had the longest raiding career of any German commerce raider in either world war.
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
Basic injection molded kit with decals and instructions. The kit has never been started. NOTE: missing vacuform clear canopy. Otherwise inventoried with all other parts, instructions and decals.
Resin Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc+
Superb resin kit with cast metal details, illustrated instructions and reference material. The kit has never been started. The small parts are still in factory sealed bags while the large resin parts were never sealed and have been inventoried complete and includes instructions.