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Guillows B-25 Mitchell U-Control or Static Balsa Model, 1/32, 805

Wood and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$59   

Large 1/32 scale stick-and-tissue model can be built as a detailed static display or flown with twin .012 to .049 engine U-Control. R/C fliers have converted this kit to electric power and radio control. Features complete color decals, numerous plastic parts such as cockpit surround, engine nacelles and more, movable control surfaces, detailed landing gear, hinged landing gear doors and more. The kit has never been started. The small parts are still in the factory sealed bags. The parts that were never internally sealed have been inventoried complete, including decals and instructions.

Glencoe Curtiss Condor - Argentine Navy / Byrd or American Airways - (ex ITC), 1/82, 06101

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$39   

Still factory sealed. From ex-ITC molds and contains a large, colorful decal sheet for all three aircraft listed. The Condor was perhaps the first 'Modern Airliner' featuring electric retractable landing gear and a comfortable sound-proofed cabin.

Ace Whitman De Havilland Venom Fighter - Balsa Model Airplane Kit, 1/64, 2284

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$32   

The 'Ace Whitman' name was used by Joe Ott for some of his marketed kits. This model is a solid display model from 1952 and features an 80% precarved fuselage, die cut parts, full size plans and a stapled bag of detail parts (probably wheels). The model has not been started. The parts are either in factory sealed bag(s) or inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions.

Revell History Makers Corporal Missile with Transporter, 1/40, 8649

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$69   

Still factory sealed. 1983 limited edition of this large and excellent kit from the original "S" molds. Features removable missile, highly detailed transporter/erector/launcher that functions like the real one, ground equipment and more.

Renwal Lt. Alfred Lenz's Pfalz D-III with Aeroskin Fabric - (DIII), 1/72, 271-69

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$34   

Contains pre-colored Aeroskin fabric created to resemble fabric covered aircraft. No painting needed since all designs are printed on the fabric. You build the inner structure of the aircraft then cover it, similar to the construction of the actual aircraft. This kit has never been started. Inventoried and NOTE: missing one small part, shaft (for the propeller). Easily made. Includes all other parts, Aeroskin fabric and instructions present.

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

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$38   

Still factory sealed. 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. Colorful markings for Turners racer or the UAL ship shown on the cover.

Airfix Hawker Hart First Issue - Bagged with Header, 1/72, 1398

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+

$52   

Still factory sealed. First Airfix logo from the 1950s. Bagged kit with paper header.

Revell North American P-51B Mustang - 'BEE' Major Duane Beeson (19 Kills) 334th Fighter Squadron, 1/32, 4773

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$44   

Dated 1993. Features detailed Rolls Royce Merlin engine, removable cowl, full cockpit detail, pilot figure and rotating wheels and propeller. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Arii SS-12 Scale Board, 1/48, A687-2400

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc+

$39   

Still factory sealed. Rare and nicely detailed kit includes SS-12 battlefield missile, transporter, metal axles, rubber tires, vinyl detail tubing, extensive decals and more.

Revell Douglas DC-8-61F / DC-8-63F - Flying Tigers, 1/144, H188

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed VG+++

$59   

Still factory sealed but the seal has splits. Revell-Lodela issue of the stretch DC-8 Freight Hauler with colorful Flying Tiger Line decals.

Airfix Vickers Armstrong Wellington BIII, 1/72, 04001

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc

$29   

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Still factory sealed. 1986 release features movable control surfaces, optional position undercarriage and rotating wheels and props. Includes markings for E-KW operated by 425 'Alouette' Squadron at RAF Dishforth. E-KW was lost on April 14/15 1943 in a raid on Stuttgart.

Renwal Bristol F2B AeroSkin - Major Andrew McKeever's Aircraft, 1/72, 268-69

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed Exc++

$42   

Still factory sealed. Contains pre-colored Aero-Skin fabric created to exactly duplicate the colors, markings and look of this fabric covered aircraft. No painting needed since all designs are printed on the fabric. You build the 'inner structure' of the aircraft then cover it, similar to the construction of the actual aircraft.

Ambroid TWO Hoppers Plastics ACF Center Flow Hopper Cars - HO Craftsman Kit, 1/87, 3

Wood and Metal Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$28   

Purchased new in 1969 and includes the original receipt. High quality Ambroid kit from the 'Golden Age' of HO models. The limited-issue Ambroid kits are widely considered to be among the finest Craftsman kits issued. They can be built to a museum-quality display or used on your layout. The kit is made from quality Northeastern Scale Lumber and features all pre-scribed and milled hardwood parts, milled detail parts as needed, wood and metal stock, an envelope of detail parts, two full sheets of colorful and extensive decals and full instructions and plans. Never started. The small parts are still in the factory sealed envelope; the parts that were never sealed have been inventoried complete. Includes decals and instructions/plans. If you have an interest in these highly accurate HO kits and the revolution they created in modeling, please read the article about their history located on this website.

Apex R-7 ICBM Sputnik Launcher, 1/144, ML1002

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$55   

On the 4th of October 1957 a specially modified R-7 Missile launched the first man-made satellite named PS-1 or "Sputnik" into orbit. PS-1 (simple satellite number one) broadcast for 92 days on 20.005 and 40.002 Mhz. The kit itself is nicely molded with all fine recessed panel line detail. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions.

Aurora King Tiger - Panzer VI Heavy Tank (Henschel Turret) - SS Panzer Divisions, 1/48, 064

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Sealed NM

$72   

Still factory sealed. 1976 Aurora 1/48 armor issue with significantly improved molds. Near the end Aurora took the best kits and upgraded the molds for accuracy. Features Zimmerit anti-magnetic finish, working bogies and flexible tracks, opening hatches, tank commander, rotating turret, three troops and decals for six different SS Panzer groups including 5th and 9th SS Panzer.

Fador 1905 White Steamer, 1/16

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$58   

Dated November of 1949. Very well detailed for that time. Features a large number of die-cut, machined and saw-cut wooden parts as well as superb die-cast metal wheels, carbide headlights, steering wheel, horn, plastic lanterns, metal parts & stock and die-cut cardstock parts. Includes full-size, superb fold-out instructions with multiple elevation drawings, numerous detail drawings and templates, two photos of the completed model and extensive instructions. The kit has been inventoried 100% complete with all parts and paperwork present. 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.

Tamiya Hyakushiki Shitei III Recon Aircraft - Hiko 10th Sentai 1st Chutai / Dokuritsu Hikotai 55th Chutai, 1/48, 61045

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$38   

Dated 1996 and very well detailed and molded. Includes painting guide and decals for the two aircraft listed. Never started. The parts are still in the internal factory sealed bags and includes decals and instructions.

Monogram SA-16B Albatross - Air Rescue Amphibian, 1/72, PA20-149

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$42   

Second issue hardbox dated 1957. An excellent kit with finely molded detail and excellent fit. Features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels and props, three man crew, optional position door and two survivors in life rafts. The kit has no assembly but NOTE: the hands and faces of the crew are very neatly painted and also the interior of the fuselage is zinc chromate green. There is no other painting and zero assembly. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. The Albatross was the primary sea rescue aircraft of the Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service, a branch of MAC - Military Airlift Command. Operational service began in 1947 and Hu-16s saw wartime action in Vietnam. The first issue is P20 and the second is PA20; the 'P' designation lasted less than a year.

Monogram SA-16B Albatross - Air Rescue Amphibian, 1/72, PA20-149

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$56   

Second issue hardbox dated 1957. Finely molded and detailed for that time and still a desirable kit today. Features retracting landing gear, rotating wheels and props, three man crew, optional position rear cabin door and two survivors in life rafts. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions. The Albatross was the primary sea rescue aircraft of the Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service, a branch of MAC - Military Airlift Command. Operational service began in 1947 and Hu-16s saw wartime action in Vietnam.

KP Mil Mi-8 or Mi-17 Hip - Slov-Air (Civil Flying Crane) / Czech Air Force (multiple) / USSR (multiple), 1/72, KP28

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$18   

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Very nicely detailed and cleanly molded featuring numerous optional parts for Mi-8 and Mi-17 variants, full interior with cockpit and cargo bay with benches, optional weapons load, decals for several helicopters and more. Never started. Factory sealed internal parts bag with decals and instructions.