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Revell Boeing P-26A Peashooter, 1/72, 04117

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Still factory sealed. 1994 issue. Very nicely molded kit. Includes complete decals for the aircraft on the box artwork.

Minicraft Polar Wind Pourquoi-Pas? - French Sail and Steam Antarctic and Exploration Ship (Ex-Heller), 1/100, 144-800

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc-

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Rare kit from original Heller molds. Large-scale, full-hull model measures 22 inches long when assembled. Well detailed with over 480 parts. Features very highly detailed deck fittings, a full set of vacuform sails, jig assembly for ratlines, clear windows, rigging diagrams and more. The kit has never been started. Internal factory sealed bags including instructions. The sails are in excellent condition. The Pourquoi-Pas?, which means Why Not? in English, is one of the more famous French exploration ships. She sailed between the North and South Poles from 1908 to 1936.

Pyro Gertrude L Thebaud Fishing Schooner, 206-298

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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Rare early issue from Pyro, likely from the very late 1950s/early 1960s. Very good model of the famous fishing schooner that was built by Louis G. Thebaud and christened by his wife Gertrude. After being initially defeated by the Blunose, the Thebaud won the Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy in 1930 in a hard-fought contest with her rival. The contest is still disputed to this day. Nicely detailed for that time and measures 20 inches long when built. Features 125 parts, full hull with display stand, deck fittings, rigging material and full rigging instructions. Molded in black and wood tan. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Aurora Curtiss SBC-3 Helldiver, 1/48, 117-98

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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SALE! Still factory sealed. this issue is from 1963 forward; it has the non-'Famous Fighter' logo on the front but the two side panel logos have the 'Famous Fighters' in the border. Features movable control surfaces, full cockpit, pilot and navigator and very good detail for that time. Includes rectangular clear stand.

Airfix Handley Page 0/400 Bomber, 1/72, 9 06007

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Very highly detailed kit of the WWI bomber. With crew, detailed interior and bomb station, small and one very large bomb, rigging diagrams and more. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Lindberg 1953 Ford Victoria 2 Door Hardtop, 1/25, 72172

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

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Still factory sealed. Features complete engine and compartment, opening hood, full interior, detailed chassis with complete suspension, rubber tires with whitewalls and more.

Fador EMF 30 Racer, 1/16

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Rare kit from April of 1950. Big, large scale kit measuring 8.5 inches long when assembled. Well detailed for that time. Features a large number of die-cut, machined and saw-cut wooden parts and excellent plastic wheels, grill/radiator and steering wheel. Also includes metal parts, metal stock and die-cut cardstock. Includes superb, large full-size plans with many elevation drawings, numerous detail drawings and templates, extensive and detailed text instructions, painting guide and even ideas for how to upholster your car using the correct tufting pattern! The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions. The EMF 30 was produced by the EMF company which stood for Everett, Metzger and Flanders - the three owners. But in the early days it was jokingly referred to as 'The Every Morning Fix It" and "Every Mechanical Failure." Each car came complete with a catalog numbering every single part, which made replacements easily obtainable. The racer engine was four cylinders cast in pairs and turned out a very respectable 30 horsepower. It had a 106 inch wheelbase and held 15 gallons. All cars were painted EMF Red and were a sight to behold. The racer had a three speed transmission on rear axle, geared to 3.25 to 1 inch high, magneto ignition, 32 x 3.5 inch tires, thermo syphon cooling (no pump) and weighed in at 1800 pounds. At Walla Walla Washington Country Fair in 1911 the EMF racer beat a Wright Biplane in two of three races. It made a five lap circuit in 5 minutes 26.5 seconds. It was the fastest time of any car or aircraft at the competition. Streamlining is not new - in those days Grandpa's hot rod was a regular stock car stripped of anything that would give wind resistance- fenders, horn, windshield, etc. Fador was another maker of big 1/16 classic cars and competed with the bigger Hudson Miniatures. Fador called the line 'Smallersters' and the design & parts breakdown of the kits are very similar. The full name was Fador Mfg. Company and the address was 501E. Clinton St., Elmira, NY. Hudson Miniatures, launched in 1948, apparently beat Fador to the market by at least a year or more. Hudson's national success probably lead Fador to choose the same subject (antique cars) and in the same scale, 1/16. Hudson snatched up the most obvious classic automobiles for kit subjects, forcing Fador to select very carefully. Fortunately, they chose well and they are still the only models ever made of these subjects. There is no record of Fador making any plastic kits; the introduction and overwhelming popularity of the Revell/Gowland Highway Pioneers and the models that quickly followed probably drove them out of the market. This was the fate of most wooden kit manufacturers who did not make the transition. In 1949 the Fador line consisted of a 1909 Hupmobile Roadster, 1904 Cadillac Runabout, 1905 REO 4 Passenger Runabout and one kit that was "3 In 1' - it made one of the following: 1909 EMF Single Rear Seater, 1909 EMF Touring or EMF Roadster. The Baker Electric kit was introduced in 1950 and possibly others as well.

Revell 1940 Ford Standard Coupe, 1/25, 85-2387

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. Nice kit with over 125 pieces, detailed chassis and Ford flathead V-8 engine, opening hood, full interior with rear jump seats, detailing decals and more. Molded in white plastic, clear, chrome plate and with rubber tires.

AMT 1933 Willys Panel Truck Bread Baron or Willies Willy, 1/25, T406

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Very rare original issue, not the common reissue. Features detailed 427 supercharged engine, opening hood, very good chassis, steering linkage and suspension, full custom interior, many optional parts, decals for two versions and more. Molded in white, clear, chrome and with rubber tires. Never started. It is just like it left the AMT factory - the parts that were factory sealed are still in factory sealed bags. The parts that were never factory sealed (chrome and clear) have been inventoried complete. With instructions and decals.

Tamiya T-34 Motorized with Remote Control - (T34), 1/35, MT213-450

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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Very highly detailed remote control kit. Features control box, all wiring, dual gear boxes and dual RE-14 motors. Never started. Most parts still in factory sealed bags; those that are not have been inventoried 100% complete. With instructions and decals.

Pyro 1906 Renault Towne Car, 1/32, C454-125

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

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1967 Pyro issue from original molds. In the early to mid 1960s the Pyro company chose many of their kit subjects based more on historical significance than popularity. Luckily for us, Pyro not only made these kits but did an excellent job for the time. The Pyro car models are based on the actual cars that Pyro engineers and designers had access to. In some cases, the specific car and owner is on the box - in this case, a Renault at the Montagu Motor Museum in England. The model includes rubber tires, brass plated parts, blue injection molded parts and clear parts. Features detailed chassis, complete motor and interior and a removable hood or 'bonnet.' The kit has never been started. Innventoried 100% complete including instructions.

Airfix Monty's Humber Staff Car M239485, 1/32, 05501-3

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

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Very nicely done kit of the second of Monty's two Humbers. Features very good underside detail with suspension, exhaust, gas tank and more. Full interior is nicely done and the kit includes two figures. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix 1910 B Type 'Old Bill' City Bus, 1/32, 06443

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

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Still factory sealed. 1990 issue. Large and well detailed kit with 150 parts. Includes billboard signs as shown on box art, complete interior and dashboard, suspension, exhaust and drive line detail, 5 figures and more.

Matchbox Monty's Office Caravan and Daimler MkII Scout Car - with Diorama Display Base, 1/76, PK-175

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

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From 1983. Very nicely molded kit from the Matchbox 1/76 scale series. Comes with realistic diorama battle display. Has decals and paint guide for Monty in Soltau Germany 22/26th April 1945 or TAC HQ 8th Army 4-7th September 1942. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.

Fujimi Tiger II German Heavy Tank, 1/76, WA1-150

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc+

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High quality armor kit as you would expect from Fujimi. Molded with very fine detail. Includes flexible treads, full decals and painting guide. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Special Hobby Sack AS-6V 1, 1/72, 72014

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

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Unique aircraft with a great history. The aircraft was created by Arthur Sack in his private shop. Originally, he built and flew models with this wing configuration. He was successful after 6 years of testing, and he created the prototype from wood. As the plane neared completion, he ask for help from Luftwaffe ground units. The Luftwaffe tested the aircraft but had no success. The 'Flying Beertray' was destroyed during the retreat from the Brandis areas. Limited run model. Includes cast resin details. The kit has never been started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Airfix RMS Queen Elizabeth Ocean Liner, 1/600, 06201-9

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Still factory sealed. Nicely molded full-hull model with good details. The famous Queen Elizabeth was the largest liner in the world when launched in 1938. She saw extensive service during WWII as a troop transport. After the war, she and the original Queen Mary formed the backbone of Cunard Atlantic Service in unparalleled luxury. Some customers favored the Queen Elizabeth for her modern lines and more modern interior fittings. She was supposed to be on display in the USA on the opposite shore of the Queen Mary, but buyers never materialized. While serving as a 'College Ship' she burned in Hong Kong Harbor where she was scrapped, but only after appearing in a James Bond film as a MI-6 hide-out.

Revell HMS Campbeltown (USS Buchanan) Destroyer, 1/240, H450

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Mint

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Still factory sealed. 1971 issue. Large scale and highly detailed kit of the historic four-pipe destroyer. Originally the USS Buchanan Four-Piper, she was traded in the famous Lend-Lease program for the use of British bases. On March 8, 1942, the Campbeltown sailed up the Loire River. Her mission was to destroy the Normandie Drydock, a possible haven for the Tirpitz which was holed up on Norway at this time. The Campbeltown was disguised as a German warship and the bow was packed with 8500 lbs of high explosive depth charges. Under a RAF diversion, Campbeltown fought her way up the river and rammed the dock doors at full speed. Charges at the stern sank the back of the ship and she was wedged in the dock. During a German inspection 8 hours later, the charges went off, scattering parts of the ship up to one mile away. The dock was rendered useless to the Tirpitz, who now had to stay in Norway.

Revell USS Helena CA75 Heavy Cruiser - (Baltimore Class), 1/481, 85-0370

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

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Still factory sealed. 2009 SSP reissue of the 1964 kit that retains the Commander Series Artwork. Older but nicely detailed full hull model that is still a favorite 'classic build.'

Airfix Queen Elizabeth 2 Cunard Ocean Liner, 1/600, F603S

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

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Type 3 logo box issue. Very nicely detailed kit of the replacement for the original Queen Elizabeth. 20 inches long when built. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried with all parts and instructions present. NOTE: missing decals.