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Renwal M-42 Twin Forty 40mm Anti-Aircraft Gun, 1/32, M555-198

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG++

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Original 1950s issue hardbox with excellent mold quality; not the common reissue. Highly detailed kit with 182 pieces and features independent suspension on each wheel, working tracks, rotating and elevating 40mm gun, two opening crew hatches on top and one large crew entrance door on the front, interior seats, engine detail and 3 opening engine hatches. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Revell Messerschmitt Bf-109G Gustav, 1/32, H279

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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1969 two-piece box release of this classic large-scale model. Features fully detailed engine, removable panels, full cockpit, moving control surfaces, rotating wheels and propeller, and retractable landing gear and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Orange Crush-Revell 1909 Stanley Steamer, 1/32

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Very rare kit with a fascinating history. Around 1958/59, Orange Crush of Mexico offered a promotion. They offered free, colorful, plastic model cars if you collected correctly-marked Orange Crush bottle caps. The models are 1/32 scale Revell Highway Pioneer series - although there is no mention of Revell or Lodela anywhere on the box. Orange Crush had the boxes and even the instructions specially made for them with no mention of a manufacturer. They were never given numbers. The boxes were very thin and fragile cardboard. This has contributed to wear and you must be very cautious with them. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bag and the instructions are sealed in the bag as well. You could redeem your caps two ways - at the Orange Crush truck and at a Modelandia Hobby House. The box sides show the 18 cars in the series. Orange Crush also released two full-color booklets and a complete paint set for the cars. A colorful cardboard box held 7 colors of paint in glass bottles, complete with 'Orange Crush' screw-on caps! The entire promotion was done in coordination with Modelandia Hobby House which had up to 19 stores. Modelandia's name appears on each of the boxes and the paint as well. Robina S.A. was the bottler or distributor of Orange Crush in Mexico at that time. The box side lists the other 18 kits with small color pictures of each and shows three sizes of OC - Family Size (Familiar), Grand (Grande) and Normal. You could also obtain models with Titan bottle caps. Titan was also bottled by Robina and came in large (Titan) and smaller (Titancito) sizes and apparently more than one flavor. We do not know how Orange Crush had access to the plastic kits or who sealed the internal bags with the Crush instructions inside them. We can assume that it may have been Lodela, since they would have had access to the Revell molds. It is not know for how long the promotion lasted, but Orange Crush was one of the most dominant soft drinks in Mexico at that time. Here is one clue: some boxes claim that Modelandia had 13 locations; other boxes, which obviously came later on, claim 19 locations. This may indicate that this promotion went on for a significant amount of time.

Revell BMW 850i - Premium Issue, 1/24, 7183

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Still factory sealed. Rare model dated 1990. Features super-detailed V-12 engine, full engine compartment, opening hood, detailed suspension including struts & rear axle with integral control arms, complete exhaust system with catalysts, 3 silencers and four square tail pipes, detailed cockpit with movable headrests, opening trunk lid with spare tire, extensive decals and more.

Monogram Bugatti 35B Grand Prix Racer - With Diorama Equipment, 1/24, PC133-300

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Rare original hardbox issue dated 1966. From 1924 to 1930, this 660 lb "Jack the Giant Killer" raced and won against the traditional 2,000 lb juggernauts of the day. Other than light weight, the design had many first such as cast aluminum wheels with integral cast brake drums, solid forged bar front axle, two liter straight eight engine with single overhead cam and three valves per cylinder, two exhausts and one intake with the combined area of the exhaust valves greater than the intake to scavenge the burned gases and more. This well detailed kit is molded in blue, silver, nickel plate, yellow, white, clear & with rubber tires and included authentic leather-like material. Features fully detailed engine, suspension and undercarriage, removable hood, optional parts for race or street versions and hay bales and guard rail for diorama display. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. Please NOTE that the green material for the display is present but has the typical crumbling age decay, which is almost always the case. You can easily replace it with foam available at a craft store.

Revell Waco CG-4A Assult Glider or Hadrian - USAAF Sicily 1944 / USAAF Normandie 1944 / RAF Training Glider 1950, 1/72, H2012

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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1976 release that makes one of two USAAF Wacos or British version. Features positionable soldier figures, detailed cockpit, optional position loading doors, fully detailed cargo interior and more. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including decals and instructions.

Monogram Grumman F8F Bearcat - White Box Issue, 1/72, 6789

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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1973 issue is a very nice 1/72 model with excellent fit, very good detail and a very realistic appearance. Features rotating propeller and wheels, pilot figure, optional position canopy, drop tanks and missile/bomb loadout. Molded in blue and clear plastic. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete including all parts, decals and instructions.

AMT The AMTronic - With Diorama Display - The Car Of The Future, 1/25, T363-300

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Unusual and highly detailed kit of a VERY futuristic vehicle. While most concept cars could be 5-10 years away, AMT pulled out all the stops and designed a car so futuristic that it is still many decades away. This is a complicated kit for the advanced builder. Features detailed front engine assembly, retractable front and main landing gear with opening and closing doors, opening front canopy, rotating ground effect fans at the front and rear, highly detailed front and rear pod interior, detailed rear engine, opening doors and much more. The front can be detached from the rear. Molded in a stunning dark blue, clear, red tinted clear, satin chrome plate, special solar panel and rubber tires. Includes special AMTronic car brochure that shows the features and explains the concept of this multi-use vehicle. Also includes a very nice full-color cardstock diorama display for the completed model. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions.

Allwood Brand Stagecoach - Wooden Wagon Kit, 1/16, 5013

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

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Still factory sealed. From 1977 and an excellent, true-scale model with very good detail. Features sharply die-cut plywood, hardwood parts that are completely cut to final shape, dowels as required, metal stock as required, metal hardware and more. With detailed instructions. Measures 9.5 inches long, 4.25 inches wide and 6.25 inches high when assembled.

Verlinden German WWII SIG 33 Infantry Gun, 1/35, 1001

Multimedia Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Excellent model made from high-definition resin. Never started and still in the factory sealed bag. With instructions.

AFV Club German LeFH18M 10.5cm Howizter, 1/35, AFV35S24

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Still factory sealed. Very highly detailed and includes metal barrel and other metal parts as well and resin rattan ammunition case. Can be configured for transport or firing configuration.

Rareplane Douglas F3D-1 Skyknight - (F3D1), 1/72

Vacuform Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Very high quality vacuform kit with moldings equal to or better than many injection molded models. Features very fine detail, complete cockpit, clear canopies and instructions/plans. Never started. Factory bag is still sealed. Note: significant modeling skill is needed to assemble vacuform kits. They are not recommended for beginners.

MPC Universal Dune Buggy - Stock Universal / Off-Road Four Wheeler / Service Station Version, 1/25, 405-200

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Hard-to-find original issue that can be assembled one of three ways. Builds up a rolling chassis just like the actual vehicle and features full front and rear suspension, exhaust and driveline detail, full 'Dauntless V6' Engine, choice of wheels, excellent interior detail, opening tail gate, optional raised convertible top, engine mods for other versions, bulldozer blade and hydraulics for the front, optional hard-top, side doors, clear top and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

ITC US Submarine Chaser - SC96 Subchaser WWI US Navy - Motorized, 1/74, 3682

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very rare motorized, large scale model that measures 18 inches long when assembled. Dates from the late 1950s or early 1960s. Easily converted to R/C with modern, small components. The kit is molded in blue and silver plastic, while the motorizing parts are molded in white. Never started. All of the metal hardware, electric motor and motorizing parts are still sealed in the clear factory bag. The other parts were never sealed and have beem inventoried complete. Includes large full-color flag sheet, decals and excellent instructions. The actual US Navy WWI Submarine chaser was a 110 foot wooden vessel. The ships carried a crew of 25 and were armed with a 3 lb deck gun and a "Y" gun for discharging depth charges. The ships proved valuable in combating the German U-boats in the Atlantic and Mediterranean. Some were updated and saw service in WWII.

Monogram Baja Bandito - Custom Volkswagen Van Tom Daniels Design, 1/24, 6759

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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Very rare one and only issue from 1970 that includes two trading cards; one for the Red Baron Kustom Kar and the other for Rommel's Rod. The actual kit is well detailed featuring a mid-mounted Chevy 327 V-8 fuel-inject engine with velocity stacks, chopped top, restyled front end, custom window openings and side door, nerf bars, built-in flared fenders, opening side door with drive-on ramp for the included Honda mini-bike model, custom front seat, steering wheels and Hurst shifter, chrome surfboard racks, surfboard and more. Molded in bright orange, clear, chrome plate and with rubber tires. NOTE: this kit has minor sub-assembly to the engine as follows: the block halves, rear cover and heads are assembled. The velocity stacks and coil are glued to the intake manifold (but not to the block or heads). There is no other assembly. Quality of the build is 'excellent+' but NOTE: a tube of glue leaked on the assembled heads and top of the engine block. Fixing this will require some delicate work to remove the glue and some filling on the heads to smooth out the side that shows. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions present.

Aurora The Man From UNCLE Napoleon Solo, 1/8, 411-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Still factory sealed and very rare in this condition. 1966 hardbox issue from the famous TV show. When built, this model can be a single display or it is designed to interlock with the Illya Kuryakin model to form a larger action scene. The box appears slightly better than the listed but is only given the 'sealed excellent' grade because there is light wear, two very short (1/4") creases on the lower front and the lower box (tray) is very slightly drawn concave on the bottom. Please note this kit must be shipped insured.

Aurora Land Of The Giants - Snake - Original Issue, 1/48, 816-150

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

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Rare original issue hardbox kit from 1968; not a common reissue. This large and famous model features a giant and well detailed snake being fought off by two men with a huge safety pin while the woman looks on in horror. Includes a large display stand and name plate. Molded in the correct (and beautiful) bright green plastic. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions in 'excellent++' condition. The box has great color and gloss, four solid corners, no fading, price tags, tape or tears but is is only graded 'good-' because of the heavy creasing at the top as shown, concave box top and bowed out long sides as shown. While the contents of the kit are 'excellent' the box is not collectible.

Tamiya M-1 Abrams Motorized Remote Control, 1/35, 4054

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Rare. A very interesting kit. Includes three electric motors total - two motors in a large gearbox and a single motor in a smaller gearbox. Unique remote control unit allows you to steer forward, reverse, right and left using the treads to drive the tank (like the real thing). The kit has not been started. The electrical and drive parts are still factory sealed; the plastic tank parts have been inventoried complete. Includes decals and instructions.

Tamiya Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf. H Motorized Remote Control, 1/35, MT245

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very rare early version with dual motor drive and hand-held remote control. Of all of the Tamiya Remote Control 1/35 tanks this one shows up the least. Features all metal gear box, two RE-14E electric motors, factory wired switches, all hardware and remote box. Realistic drive is through the sprockets like on the actual tank. Flexible tracks are in excellent condition. Includes decals for many different Panzer IVs. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Tamiya M-42 (M42) Duster Self-Propelled AA Gun Remote Control Motorized, 1/35, MT227

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Very rare. Dual-motorized version with hand held remote control. Very well detailed and features two RE-14 motors (included), all-metal gear box, factory wired switch and all hardware. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.